Full-time - Various Shifts - 40 hours/week
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Manages women's health care, focusing particularly on pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period, care of the newborn, and the family planning and gynecologic needs of women. Practices within a clinic and performs consultation, collaborative management or referral, as indicated by the health status of the client. Practices in accordance with the Standards for the Practice of Midwifery, as defined by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Education or Formal Training
Graduate of an approved and accredited program for Nurse Midwifery
Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)
- Advanced Practice Nurse licensed to practice in the state of Colorado
- Certified Nurse Midwife
- ACLS and BLS certified within conditional period of employment.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability
The Certified Nurse Midwife is competent to provide primary care through all trimesters of pregnancy and normal spontaneous vaginal delivery. The CNM also provides gynecological care and screening for well women.
One year of experience as a Certified Nurse Midwife
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED
Standard medical/hospital equipment (i.e., hospital beds, wheelchairs and carts, IV infusion pumps, monitoring equipment, phone and intercom systems, computers, etc.) and unit/clinic-specific equipment.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
- Physical working environment may include, but not be limited to, any of the following hazards: chemical, electrical, mechanical, bio-waste, explosive, radiation, etc.
- Environmental conditions may include, but not be limited to, variations in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat and sit.
- The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds; frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds; and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed).
- Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.
- Maintains good working relationships with other departments and with physicians, patients, families and outside agencies.
- Supports and promotes ENCORE! behavioral standards.
- Participates in interpersonal conflict resolution with direction as needed.
- Demonstrates the ability to delegate tasks and responsibilities as outlined in the Colorado Nurse Practice Act.
- Participates in ongoing consultation and collaboration with physicians and other care providers to maximize patient outcomes and unit specific goals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides direct prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum patient services and primary care to low risk and at-risk obstetrical and gynecological patients, using general accepted standards of practice, which includes assessment, diagnosis, treatment consultation and co-management of at-risk patients, and referral when appropriate to either MD (Medical Doctor)/DO (Doctor of Osteopathy) only management.
- Assists with the follow-up care of referrals and provides the appropriate information to the referral source.
- Provides inpatient care for obstetrical patients in accordance with hospital protocols for Certified Nurse Midwife care.
- Participates in call rotation per individual contract obligation and with MD/DO backup.
- Understands and runs laboratory instrumentation.
- Performs laboratory tests and procedures as directed
About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado
Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.
Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.
Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.
EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace
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