Certified Nurse Midwife - CNM Laborist Inpatient Position - PRN/Per-Diem, Orlando, FL in Orlando, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    267704
  • Job Function
    Physician Assistant
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Variable
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Medical Group

Job Description

Florida Hospital Medical Group is proud to be affiliated with the world-class Florida Hospital network of care, and a subsidiary of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the world and a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction.  FHMG’s advanced practice providers manage the treatment and care for our patients in the practice setting, as well as at Florida Hospital’s eight campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park and Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares.
OB Hospitalist- Certified Nurse Midwife
Florida Hospital for Women- Orlando, FL
PRN/Per-Diem Position
GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Hospital-Based Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)/ Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) functions in the specialty area of obstetric medicine in an expanded role to manage a caseload of patients with consultation, collaboration and general supervision from a physician in a hospital-based role.  This care is provided within the ARNP's specialty area and setting, and scope of practice. Utilizing the extensive knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology and physiology acquired, exercises independent judgment in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of certain delegated medical processes and procedures.  The Hospital-Based ARNP is additionally involved in education, consultation and research at various levels.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Evaluates pregnant and postpartum women in triage.
  • 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 or related field
  • 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 setting
  • 3 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 position description reflects the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The responsibilities listed may be subject to change at any time and individuals may be asked to perform duties outside of their regular responsibilities to support the ongoing operations of Adventist Health System and its facilities.


Position Location:  
Job:  Physician Assistant
Organization:  Florida Hospital Medical Group
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  Variable
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Master's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jun 26, 2018, 4:43:30 PM

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