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Nurse Midwife

at University Of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

Posted: 7/24/2020
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary,On Call
Job Reference #: 17928
Keywords: nursing

Job Description


Bel Air, MD

PRN (On-Call/As Needed/No Guaranteed Hours)

Work Hours: 8-4:30

7/23/2020

JOB SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, this role serves as a valued member of the multidisciplinary women’s healthcare team.  Promotes antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum wellness and advance the health of women and newborns.  Primary responsibilities include initial and ongoing assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of patients.  This role orders and interprets laboratory and diagnostic tests, prescribes medications, and assists OB/GYN physicians with caesarean sections.  This position will triage patients and assist with the laboring process.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Education & Training: Master of Science degree with completion of an accredited Certified Nurse Midwifery Program required.  Current state licensure as a Certified Nurse Midwife or eligible required, certified in area of specialty. Meets requirements to maintain clinical privileges.

Work Orientation & Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of acute care experience required.

Skills & Abilities:  Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient population(s) served.  Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's requirements relative to his or her population-specific and age-specific needs.  Highly effective verbal and written communication skills are required to interact with patient families, departmental units, medical and nursing staff on all essential matters.  Demonstrated/documented effective interpersonal skills. Maintains updated hospital safety and other mandatory training. Updated immunizations as recommended per practice area.