Classified Title: Bilingual Nurse Midwife Working Title: Bilingual Nurse Midwife Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: Competitive; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday to include some evening hours Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Bayview Medical Center Department Name: Obstetrics & Gynecology - OB/GYN Personnel Area: School of Medicine
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a Nurse Midwife. The Nurse Midwife is a health care provider working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary health team, responsible for providing comprehensive obstetrical and well-women care to both ambulatory patients and inpatients. The CNM educates and intervenes in the antepartum, intra partum, and postpartum continuum. The Nurse Midwife practices within the guidelines of the department, and the Institution in accordance with the Nurse Midwife Written Agreement required and approved by the State of Maryland.
The Nurse Midwife is granted affiliate staff privileges by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and the Johns Hopkins Hospital; these privileges are renewed annually. The Nurse Midwife is responsible to the preceptor and department head for nursing standards and practice.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
OB/GYN Clinic: Provide urgent and non-urgent care to antepartum and postpartum patients through one-on-one patient visits or through the CenteringPregnancy model. Order appropriate labs, ultrasounds and consults as needed. Initiation of contraception for postpartum patients (IUD-insertion and removals, OCP, Depo-Provera, etc.) Evaluation of gynecologic problems, including abnormal uterine bleeding. Perform office procedures such as endometrial and vulva biopsy.
OB Triage: Covers Labor and Delivery. Provide emergency/urgent care to obstetrical patients throughout pregnancy and postpartum. Assess, evaluate, and implement treatment.
Intrapartum: Completes history, physical assessment, admissions, frequent evaluation of labor progress and interventions as needed. Management of labor and delivery, including possible complications and repairs.
Postpartum: Evaluation, intervention, and care of postpartum patients. Provide appropriate teaching, education, and information with postpartum care. Also assists with lactation and family planning.
Circumcision: Circumcising newborn babies in nursery and NICU.
Education: Serve as a resources and educator of medical and nursing students and residents.
Master's Degree in Nursing. Registered Nurse license and Certified as a Nurse Midwife. Must be licensed as a Nurse Midwife in the State of Maryland. Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Completion of the Bayview and Johns Hopkins Hospital credentialing process is required prior to start date. CenteringPregancy certification preferred; will provide training to become certified, if needed.
Additional Requirement: Bilingual required. Must speak Spanish, fluently.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.
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