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Certified Nurse Midwife

Employer
Yale New Haven Health System
Location
New Haven, Connecticut
Closing date
Jun 1, 2022

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Discipline
Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
Specialty
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
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Requisition ID: 43177
Location: New Haven, Connecticut
Category: ADVANCED PRACTICE
Position Type: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Department: Midw Co
Scheduled Hours: 40

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical Care
  • 1.1 The CNM provides full scope midwifery care as outlined in the Core Competencies for Basic Midwifery practice developed by the American College of Nurse-Midwives in outpatient and inpatient settings.
2. Patient Education & Psychosocial Support
  • 2.1 The CNM will educate patient/families on care and recommended or available resources. In collaboration with the collaborating MD, this may be inclusive of admitting, instructions, treatment plan, actual and potential side effects of treatment/medications and discharge plans.
3. Information Management
  • 3.1 The CNM ensures appropriate documentation within the accordance of hospital and regulatory requirements and protects information of all forms, whether computer-based, paper, film, voice, or other media from unauthorized access modification, destruction, or intentional or accidental disclosure.
4. Quality Management
  • 4.1 The CNM is expected to demonstrate a high standard of moral and ethical behavior, professionalism, compassion, and commitment to patient care
5. Staff Education
  • 5.1 The CNM serves as a clinical resource for new resident staff and may provide service specific orientation pertinent to clinical evaluation
6. Professional Development
  • 6.1 Maintain certification through the American Midwifery Certification Board

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Graduate of an accredited Nurse Midwifery program-Certificate, Masters or Doctoral Program

EXPERIENCE

one year of experience as a CNM or equivalent combined training and experience

LICENSURE

Certification from the American Midwifery Certification Board Connecticut State Licensed Nurse Midwife license, Connecticut State Registered Nurse License BLS/NRP certified DEA license, State of Connecticut Controlled Substance License Complete Electronic Fetal Monitoring course every 2 years

SPECIAL SKILLS

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of research methods, computer skills required

PHYSICAL DEMAND

Possesses physical and mental health necessary to care for patients and families. Possesses a full range of body motion, including lifting and handling of patients

Additional Information

At least 1 year experience as CNM preferred. May consider new graduate applicants with nursing experience. This 40 hour position is day/night rotating, and includes rotating weekends. PM22

YNHHS Requisition ID

43177
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