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Certified Nurse Midwife

Department: Primary Care
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Several Opportunities for Certified Nurse Midwives (in office) at our Long Island & Peekskill locations. Excellent compensation and benefits. 

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs complete history and physical examinations in accordance with current standards of professional midwifery practice, regulatory requirements and agency policies and procedures.
  • Provides womenís health services. This includes the management of acute and chronic conditions, as well as providing screening and preventative care, family planning, gynecological care, prenatal and postnatal care.
  • Assesses patientsí conditions and age-specific medical needs; sets goals and prescribes appropriate clinical interventions to meet those goals.
  • Provides complete and appropriate documentation in the electronic health record regarding clinical observations, diagnoses, treatment objectives and patientsí responses to treatment regimens. Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Collaborates effectively with the clinical care team and other health care providers in planning interventions to best meet patientsí needs in a timely manner and to promote the continuum of care.
  • Prescribes appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures related to patientsí health status and facilitates appropriate treatment interventions predicated on results of these procedures
  • Performs direct patient care procedures including but not limited to venipuncture and in accordance with agency policies and procedures, acceptable standards of practice, and in accordance with approved delineation of privileges
  • Participates in the development of standards of care as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer and/or Chief Operating Officer.
  • Orders medical subspecialty consultation and evaluates for the need for hospitalizations and coordinates the transfer of the resident/patient.
  • Provides emergency medical care as maybe required by resident/patient, staff and visitors.
  • Provides patient advocacy.
  • Participates in continuing education programs appropriate to the practice.
  • Participates in the Quality Maintenance Program at the request of the committee.
  • Participates in the meetings of the Medical Department.
  • Maintains confidential case records, medical charts and files pertaining to the resident/patient.
  • Provides health promotion/disease prevention education specific to the needs of the AIDS patient.
  • Participates in the development of patient care protocols.

The above is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of the job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all the job functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelorís Degree in Nursing
  • New York State licensed midwife
  • Experience in clinical midwifery. Experience with harm reduction principles is preferred
  • Previous experience with an electronic health record, preferred
  • Visual acuity and manual dexterity to interface with the computer and perform medical procedures as indicated
  • Auditory acuity to handle phone calls and interact extensively with patients.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA compliance
  • Maintains current DEA registration
  • Maintains current CPR certification
  • Maintains CMEs/CEUs required for licensure
  • Maintains current Infection Control certification
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, but not required

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