AdventHealth Loch Haven OB GYN - Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/23/2019
  • Job ID:
    237016
  • Job Family
    Physician Services
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description

Loch Haven OB/GYN

http://www.lochhavenobgyn.com/

Full time Opportunity for Certified Nurse Midwife

Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality, abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution, helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Loch Haven Ob/Gyn is a well-established practice that has been in the Orlando area for almost 30 years and is part of the award-winning Florida Hospital system.  Physicians and Certified Nurse Midwives work together to provide the highest-quality care in a friendly, welcoming setting.  We provide safe, efficient, patient-centered care.  The Loch Haven Ob/Gyn practice is an ACOG “SCOPE” safety-certified practice. Midwives also see obstetrics and gynecology patients in the office setting. The Certified Nurse Midwife may be additionally involved in resident and student education. 

Our team values our CNM colleagues and the midwifery care model.  CNMs take call within the hospital, working in collaboration with our physicians. We are proud to deliver all our patients at the extraordinary Florida Hospital for Women, located just North of downtown Orlando!  https://www.floridahospital.com/for-women/now-open-new-womens-hospital

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates pregnant and postpartum women including managing all aspects of pre-natal visits
  • Performs the nursing duties related to midwifery including labor and delivery care, care after birth, and newborn care.
  • Educates women about different types of care available and encourages them to enhance their pregnancy by being involved.  
  • Orders, interprets and incorporates diagnostic tests, studies and lab values into the plan of care; evaluates effectiveness.
  • Formulates appropriate diagnosis based on history, physical examination and clinical findings.
  • Plans and provides care within the framework of policies, unit guidelines and privileges.
  • Serves as OB/GYN team member working closely with physicians and other staff to ensure healthy pregnancies and deliveries.
  • Prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies according to privileges.
  • Emphasizes patient education, active participation, clear communication between the provider and the women, and an individualized health care experience.
  • Advocates birth education, natural childbirth, and the participation of the entire family.
  • Teaches patients about all aspects of an infant’s reaction to its environment including but not limited to breast feeding and bonding.  
  • Communicates and documents pertinent case information in a timely and thorough manner.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of midwifery principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of methods ensuring safe working environment for patient, family, and staff including using appropriate personal protection equipment.
  • Knowledge of theories of family dynamics, mother-child attachment, parenting, and adult learning concepts.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • 1-3 years’ experience as midwife in hospital setting

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Masters Degree in Nursing with Mid-Wife Certification
  • Minimum three years of experience as RN; one year as midwife in hospital setting.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • 3 years’ experience as midwife in hospital and clinic setting3 years’ experience as nurse in hospital setting

 LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Certification of Nurse Midwifery (CNM) program accredited by American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM).
  • ACLS  

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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