Job ID: 290132230  |  Last Updated: 3/17/2023

Nurse Midwife

Employer
Community Health Clinic -FQHC
Location
new haven, CT
Applicant Contact
Priscila Santiago
Recruiting Coordinator
(203) 556-7917
Accepts J-1 Visas
Unspecified
Websites
https://www.fhchc.org

Job Description

The Certified Nurse Midwife is an exciting opportunity to join a mission-driven midwifery service that provides high-quality, patient centered, full-scope (inpatient and outpatient) care in a community health center model in partnership with a pre-eminent academic medical center.

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Site Medical Director, the Certified Nurse Midwifes duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Provides care of and management of the essentially normal uterus-bearing individual throughout the reproductive cycle. This may include care of the normal newborn as well as the peri and post-menopausal individual
Develops a plan of care for each patient, including medical history, physical examination, diagnosis and appropriate treatment and/or referral, including hospitalization if necessary
Uses all available resources in diagnosis and treatment, such as laboratory and others tests in an appropriate and cost efficient manner
Confers with other clinicians, patients families and other support staff concerning treatment and care of patients when appropriate
Refers those cases which require specialist services, but maintains primary care responsibility to assure continuity of care
Maintains accurate medical records and performs appropriate charting and follow up on patients
Participates in Medical & General staff meetings and appropriate clinical teams
Participates in the Health Centers Performance Improvement program, in other task groups as needed, and pursues continuing education opportunities to update medical knowledge and assure quality patient care
Performs other necessary duties as required by the FHCHC to achieve the goal of providing high quality service and health care
Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited school of midwifery
Certified or eligible for certification by American College of Nurse Midwives; if eligible, certification must be received within 1 year of starting employment
At least one year of experience practicing full-scope midwifery
Training and certification in colposcopy
Licensed by the State of Connecticut as a Licensed Midwife
Ability and willingness to serve on the active medical staff of the hospitals used by FHCHC
Qualified in Basic Life Support [required]
Bi-lingual in Spanish and English preferred
Experience in an ambulatory or outpatient setting midwifery
Ability to relate with warmth and effectiveness to the patients and other staff
Experience with Epic EMR preferred

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