Senior Certified Nurse Midwife - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7056131 (Ref:155771CS)

Posted: February 23, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Harris Health Community Health Centers and Ben Taub Hospital

  • Provides full scope, evidence based midwifery care to obstetrical and gynecological patients in accordance with approved midwifery and perinatal guidelines. Provides care within approved credentialing.
  • Manages prenatal patients throughout the course of pregnancy with traditional prenatal care and CenteringPregnancy® group prenatal care.
  • Performs triage for pregnant patients with problems or in need of labor evaluation from midwifery clinic sites and others as assigned.
  • Manages normal labor and attends delivery.
  • Manages third stage of labor.
  • Perineal/vaginal repairs as needed.
  • Throughout, provides comprehensive ongoing assessment of maternal, fetal, and newborn status.
  • Identifies deviations from normal, develops plan of care, consults and refers as appropriate.
  • Provides support to the family, includes them in the process and supports breast feeding.
  • Manages postpartum course, including maternal assessment, breast feeding support, referrals as needed and establishes follow up plan.
  • Identifies, manages and consults with physician faculty for obstetrically significant deviations and emergencies.
  • Maintains accurate and complete patient records.
  • Completes all charts according to HarrisHealth guidelines including chart completion, review of diagnostic tests, and communication with the patient.
  • Review of diagnostic/laboratory tests must be accomplished within a reasonable amount of time.
  • Prescribes medications as appropriate according to guidelines within the delegated prescriptive authority.
  • Maintains documentation of chart review and communication with delegating physician as delineated in the Delegated Prescriptive Authority Texas state requirements. Utilizes E-prescribe as much as possible. 
  • Participates in midwifery QA/QI activities, CNM meetings, clinic and Centering meetings, and other meetings/activities as requested.
  • Assumes responsibility for all mandatory training/licensure/and certifications.

Required:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Midwifery or Nursing or related field.
  • Two years of work in full-scope midwifery.
  • Current licensing as a Registered Nurse and as an Advanced Practice Nurse/Nurse-midwife by the Texas State Board of Nurse- Examiners.
  • Current certification by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB).

Preferred:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish 




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