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Certified Nurse Midwife Opportunity

Company: Trinity Health
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) has an excellent part-time employment opportunity for a Nurse Midwife to join our team located in Pontiac, Michigan.The selected candidate will cover the night shift. Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provide obstetric care, inter-dependently with the medical team, to clients attending any of the patient care sites supported by the Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology and dedicated to Obstetrics/Gynecology services.
  • Practices inter-dependently with a team of physicians with whom explicit practice commitments have been developed, within departmental policies and procedures.
  • Develops appropriate clinical tools jointly with the medical team to assess potential obstetric risk.
  • Develops care guidelines, jointly with the medical team, for obstetrical clients follow up, consultation and transfer when indicated by deviations from normal.
  • Promotes and provides childbirth and breast-feeding education on an on-going basis to enhance the aspects of normalcy in human pregnancy.
  • Provides additional care to non-midwifery obstetrical clients interdependently with the medical team when mutually agreed upon.
  • Develops, in conjunction with nursing, medical team and administration, innovative programs for the care of obstetric clients.
  • Participates in educational programs for clients, medical students, graduate trainees, midwifery students and community.
  • Promotes the philosophy and education of nurse midwifery by participation in division of education programs for clients and health care providers.
  • In the Labor and Delivery area, participates in the initial evaluation of obstetrical clients and provides initial clinical impressions and assessments as needed, in cooperation with the medical team. Practices as a full scope certified nurse midwife within the hospital setting.
  • Participates and promotes a collegial inter-professional relationship with nursing, medicine, and all other support personnel.
  • Participates in clinical or basic research, quality assurance and surveys related to institutional operational improvement in womens health care as it relates to midwifery education and care.
  • Performs all other duties and projects as assigned.
  • Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution.
  • Provides quality patient care by considering the age specific, development and cultural needs through competent clinical practice. Demonstrates unit/area competencies.Requirements:
    • Certified Nurse Midwife, as licensed by the American College of Nurse Midwifery and approved training programs in the United States. Foreign-trained midwives must have completed all requirements as developed by the American College of Nurse Midwives.
    • Licensed by the American College of Nurse Midwifery.
    • Prefer active practice of clinical midwifery experience.This is an exciting opportunity for the right Certified Nurse Midwife to join St. Joseph Mercy Oakland.RECRUITMENT PACKAGESt. Joseph Mercy Oakland is offering an excellent competitive compensation and benefit package.

Keywords: Trinity Health, Pontiac , Certified Nurse Midwife Opportunity, Other , Pontiac, Michigan

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