Morehouse School Of Medicine Certified Nurse Midwife in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Details

Posting Number ACAD092

Job Title Certified Nurse Midwife

Position Title Certified Nurse Midwife

Position Type Other Academic

Pay Rate Detail Up to $100,000

Department OB/GYN

Position Summary

Position Summary Morehouse School of Medicine is seeking a qualified Certified Nurse Midwife. The midwife hired into this position will provide comprehensive primary health care to a population of essentially healthy women including antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care of pregnant woman. The incumbent will participates in the care of women with medical complications in collaboration with Obstetricians Gynecologists and /or other physicians and health professionals as is indicated by presenting problem. The position requires a considerable degree of independent skills and judgment necessary to monitor and respond to changes in patient conditions. The incumbent will work in both hospital and clinic healthcare environments with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious diseases. Engagement in clinical education is an expectation of the position.

Major areas of responsibility include:

  1. Perform accurate history and physical examination on essentially health women concluding with diagnosis and treatment.

  2. Provide primary care to pregnant women including ordering and evaluation of diagnostic tests and management of minor complications.

  3. Provide inpatient and outpatient obstetrical care for essentially healthy women.

  4. Provide individualized client teaching and counseling and anticipatory guidance for the current identified problem, weeks’ gestation and social/cultural situation.

  5. Complete necessary documentation, mark billing encounter form appropriately.

  6. Instruct and supervise/precept medical students and residents as assigned. Ensures a positive learning environment for all instructed and/or supervised

  7. Participate in research, service statistics collections and continuing education activities.

  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited school of nursing is required. A master’s degree in nursing or a related field. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia or a current temporary permit to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia. An Advanced Practice Authorization Letter from the Georgia Board of Nursing. Certification by the American College of Nurse Midwives. Two years or more of nurse midwifery experience and BCLS are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Date 02/09/2017

Closing Date

Open Until Filled No

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