Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
POSITION TITLE: Certified Nurse Midwife
REPORTS TO: Medical Director, Women’s Health Services
SUPERVISION GIVEN: None
JOB SUMMARY: The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) is responsible for providing and managing ambulatory and outpatient quality health care services to patients of OLE Health. The CNM directly reports to the Medical Director, Women’s Health Services. The CNM coordinates prenatal services and ensures strong communication between prenatal providers, CPSP providers and with the community Obstetricians.
KNOWLEDGE OF WORK
Knowledge of Federally Qualified Health Centers and the key health center principles and guidelines
Knowledge of Electronic Health Record and associated computer programs
Ability to collaborate with mutual providers of treatment in primary care setting
Ability to prioritize and multi-task and have strong time management skills
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population. Consult with staff physicians and Family Medicine providers as needed. Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care resources as appropriate
Completes documentation of medical services within the EMR and attends to administrative patient care tasks in a timely fashion and in accordance with OLE Health policies and standards
Provides prenatal and postpartum care for low - moderate risk pregnancies. Consultation with Obstetrician for co-management of specified medical complications encountered during pregnancy
Refers all eligible clients to CPSP and Sweet Success services
Collaborates with CDE in managing Care Plans for diabetes in pregnancy
Furnishes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions, within their scope of practice
Collaborates with WHS – Manager and the AMD –WHS to coordinate pregnancy and related women’s health services to ensure highest level quality of care and access to care with for the provision of Women’s Health and Reproductive services at OLE Health. Works with AMD –WHS and Clinic Director of QI to develop, implement and promote the QI initiatives related to women’s health and pregnancy care
Collaborates with the AMD – Women’s Health Services and Manager to coordinates Perinatal Clinical Services at OLE Health
Participates in Prenatal Case Conference with St Helena Women’s Group and Queen of the Valley Medical Associates
Collaborates with AMD –WHS to develop and implement Clinical Protocols and Guidelines for Prenatal/Postpartum care at OLE Health
Participates in recruitment and orientation of Medical Providers and nursing staff
Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as require
Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. Continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standard
As appropriate to the position, participates in specific health promotion, education and/or prevention programs
Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
State of California CNM License.
Three (3) years of experience as CNM or Women’s Health Specialist or related work.
Furnishing License and DEA Certificate.
Proficiency in Spanish is required. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
Must certify and remain current in CPR certification.
Experience in a community healthcare center preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Great benefits package
Internal Number: 001
About OLE Health
What's different about us?
We believe today’s healthcare options aren’t giving people what they need. So we do things differently. Everyday at OLE Health we practice a new model of high-quality healthcare that helps people get and stay healthy. Each patient works with a dedicated team of medical professionals to get the range of services they need, when and where they need them. We’re committed to this approach because our years of experience have taught us that a strong and healthy community depends on strong and healthy residents. And it takes a team to build this kind of health. We are proudly local and have cared for our communities for more than 45 years.
We take care of everyone from birth through every stage of life. We want to help you get well, and stay well.