Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Connectus Health Midwifery is accepting applications for a full time, full scope Certified Nurse Midwife to join our rapidly growing practice. Connectus Midwives provide prenatal and women's health care at our three clinic locations - Vine Hill Clinic, Priest Lake Family and Women's Health Center, and Lenox Village. Deliveries are attended at Saint Thomas Midtown.
Connectus Health Midwifery is part of a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center with loan repayment options available through the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Essential Job Functions/Duties
Provide direct clinical services and management of mothers and babies as defined in the standing orders, policies, procedures and protocols for the certified nurse midwife.
Formulate and implement prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, newborn and interconceptional care as defined by the nurse midwifery service.
Responsible for call coverage in the hospital setting to manage antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum care management, including delivery and triage.
Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests.
Explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of procedure(s) to patient, family, staff, and healthcare learners.
Perform approved therapeutic procedures based upon patient’s clinical status.
Provides patient education, advice and information on health assessment, disease processes, medications and treatment plans.
Document findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings.
Collaborate with physician and nursing colleagues and document in medical records and appropriate narrative summaries.
Assists team members with inbound clinical triage
Provides direction to interdisciplinary team/ staff regarding treatment of the patient conditions.
Education, Experience and Training
Graduate from an accredited program for Advanced Practice Nurses.
Advanced education and training in the diagnosis and management of common medical conditions and chronic illnesses related to antepartum, intrapartum and post partum care, as well as gynecologic patient issues
Current licensure as an advanced practice nurse, and board certified as a certified nurse midwife
Meets all requirements required for privileges of service.
Eligible for a DEA and a NPI #.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.
Experience in an OB/GYN care setting.
Bilingual in English and Spanish
Internal Number: 2021-1
About Connectus Health
CONNECTUS IS A 501C(3) ORGANIZATION AND A FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE CENTER.
CONNECTUS is a non-profit community healthcare organization founded on the values of Compassion, Wellness, Community and Culturally Sensitive Care. Our staff and facilities help manage the healthcare of the entire family and community, including individuals who are underinsured or lack insurance.