Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Midwife)

Employer
Defense Health Agency Civilian Corps, Falls Church, VA
Location
Sandy Hill, Louisiana
Posted
Jul 21, 2021
Closes
Jul 27, 2021
Ref
2322224382
Specialty
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Overview:
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.Fort Polk, LA:Nestled in the heart of West Central Louisiana with rolling hills, long-leaf pines, creeks, bayous and lakes, providing year-round beauty, you will find Leesville, the small city nearest Fort Polk. They maintain a "neighborly attitude," creating a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Also known as the Sportsman's Paradise, surrounded by millions of acres of public land including Kisatchie National Forest. Taking great pride in being the home of Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center, Leesville and the surrounding areas offer some of the finest outdoor recreational opportunities, top-notch educational facilities, excellent medical facilities, cultural amenities, and a very low cost of living.

Responsibilities:
ResponsibilitiesServe as project lead or associate in the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of obstetrics/gynecology healthcare.Orders and interpret related laboratory and diagnostic tests.Manage labor and childbirth in accordance with clinical privileges independently.Participate in patient care rounds and conferences, presenting patient cases/topics and communicating patient management strategies to members of the patient care team.Serve in a leadership position and is recognized as a consultant and role model to other health care professionals, colleagues, professional groups, and universities.

Qualifications:
Who May Apply: US CitizensBasic Requirement for Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Midwife):Degree: A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor's degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program is required. This education must have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.Degree for Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Midwife):Applicants must possess a graduate or higher level degree in nursing from an accredited educational program in the area ofMidwifery.Degree from Foreign Nursing School:Official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools.Licensure:Applicants must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination and possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.Additional License Requirements for Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Midwife):Applicants for Advanced Practice Nurse positions must be licensed or registered by a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States in the clinical specialty required by the position.In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:Experience:At least one full year of professional nursing experience Professional Nursing Experience is defined as: One year of experience which includes ordering or interpreting lab results, diagnosing diseases, and prescribing medications.