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Certified Nurse Midwife (0.9)

Employer
Denver Health
Location
Denver, Colorado
Closing date
Feb 28, 2024

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Discipline
Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
Specialty
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
We are recruiting for a Certified Nurse Midwife (0.9) to join our team!

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Department
OBGYN - CNM Job Summary

Provides care to pregnant and birthing individuals throughout the childbearing cycle including antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and neonatal care. Provides primary health care services from adolescence through menopause including the provision of gynecologic
and family planning services, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, health promotion, disease prevention, and individualized
wellness education and counseling. Supervises and teaches students and residents in the clinical setting. May perform
administrative support functions as required.

Essential Functions:
  • Evaluates and monitors health condition of patient in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, according to standards of care and current clinical practice guidelines. Refers to specialty services as needed. (15%)
  • Assesses the health status of patients by performance of medical record review, thorough health history, and physical examination (15%)
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests and provides patient care accordingly (10%)
  • Admits and discharges patients to and from hospital inpatient care (10%)
  • Performs gynecologic and obstetrical procedures within scope of expertise including but not limited to provision of long-acting, reversible contraceptives and limited OB ultrasound (10%)
  • Prescribes medications including controlled substances and contraceptives (10%)
  • Completes required clinical documentation in an accurate, thorough, and timely manner (10%)
  • Supports patient autonomy in decision making through education about health condition and treatment options (10%)
  • Teaches and supervises midwifery, nurse-practitioner, and medical students, and residents in the clinical setting (10%)
Education:
  • Master's Degree Graduate of a nationally accredited midwife degree program Required
Work Experience:
  • 1-3 years Inpatient and outpatient midwifery care Required
Licenses:
  • CNM-Certified Nurse Midwife - AMCB - American Midwifery Certification Board Required and
  • NRP-Neonatal Resuscitation Program - AHA - American Heart Association Required and
  • BLS-Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) - AHA - American Heart Association Required and
  • DEAREG-DEA Registration - DEA - Drug Enforcement Agency Required and
  • CNM-Certified Nurse Midwife - DORA - Department of Regulatory Agencies Required and
  • CNMRXN-Nurse Midwife Prescriber - DORA - Department of Regulatory Agencies Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge base consistent with core competencies of basic midwifery practice.
  • Prescribes medications including controlled substances, contraceptives, and hormone therapy
  • Skill translating scientific evidence to clinical practice.
  • Skill in diagnostic and treatment techniques
  • Skill in empathic communication and trauma informed care
  • Ability to educate other employees, midwifery students, nurse-practitioner students, medical students and residents in the clinical setting.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and judgment in selecting proper treatment.
  • Ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Knowledge of electronic health record systems preferred, specifically EPIC.


Shift
Varies (United States of America)
Work Type
Regular
Salary
$116,700.00 - $129,400.00 / yr
Benefits
  • Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans
  • Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)
  • On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes
  • Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more
  • Tuition reimbursement & assistance
  • Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching
  • Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program
  • National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer

Our Values
  • Respect
  • Belonging
  • Accountability
  • Transparency

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents and contributions reflective of the needs of our community. For more about our commitment to diversity visit:

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