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Midwife in Rhinebeck, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rhinebeck, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/28/2018

Job Description

A hospital affiliated practice is hiring for a full time midwife to help in the birthing process in the Hudson Valley of NY.

Certified Nurse Midwife responsible for all aspects of the OB/GYN

  • Provide direct clinical services and management of mothers and babies as defined in the standing orders, policies and protocols for the certified nurse midwife
  • Obtain patient health histories and complete physical examinations. Document findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings
  • Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests
  • Explain the necessary preparation, nature and anticipated effects of procedure(s) to patient, family and staff
  • Perform approved therapeutic and response procedure(s)
  • Collaborate with physician and nursing colleagues and document medical records and appropriate narrative summaries
  • Precept nurse midwifery students and other students
  • Provide patient and family education related to prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum and interconceptional care
  • Perform and participate in quality/ performance improvement activities
  • Role model advanced practice professional nursing through conduct, appearance, communication, mutual respect, leadership, ethical decision making, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Timely completion of documentation in electronic health record


Qualifications:

  • Current NYS License
  • Board Certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives