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Certified Nurse Midwife

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Hyannis, MA
Date:
09/20/2017
2017-09-202017-10-19
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Job Details

Cape Cod Healthcare

Department: CCH PH - Birthing Center
Schedule: Per-diem
Shift: Day/Evening/Night
Hours: Per diem hours, rot days, occ w/e, occ hol
Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod.  With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs.  We are currently seeking a dedicated Midwife to join our team at Cape Cod Hospital.

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

 

Provides medical care and treatment to obstetrical patients under supervision of Obstetrician, delivers babies, and instructs patients in prenatal and postnatal health practices

 

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • Participates in initial examination of obstetrical patient, and is assigned responsibility for care, treatment, and delivery of patient.
  • Participates in antenatal evaluation and treatment of the obstetrical patient.
  • Examines patient during pregnancy, utilizing physical findings, laboratory test results, and patient's statements to evaluate condition and ensure that patient's progress is normal. Instructs patient in prenatal health practices.
  • Discusses case with Obstetrician and staff to assure observation of specified practices.
  • Stays with patient during labor to reassure patient and to administer medication.
  • Delivers infant and performs postpartum examinations and treatments to ensure that patient and infant are responding normally.
  • When deviations from standard are encountered during pregnancy or delivery, administers stipulated emergency measures, and arranges for immediate contact of Obstetrician.
  • Visits patient during postpartum period in hospital to examine patient and instruct patient in care of self and infant. Participate in discharge care including discharge orders.
  • Assist Obstetrician as First Assist for C-sections
  • Maintains records of cases for inclusion in establishment file.
  • Conducts classes for groups of patients and families to provide information concerning pregnancy, childbirth, and family orientation.
  • May direct activities of other workers.
  • May instruct in midwifery in establishment providing such training.
  • Participate in the performance improvement activities of the department.

 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Requires a Masters Degree in Nursing and current RN licensure in the state of MA. Must also possess MA Certified Nurse Midwife License.
  • Minimum two years experience as a certified nurse midwife.
  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory, clinical practice standards, normal maternal / fetal growth and development, and requirements of nurse midwifery practice. Able to independently seek out resources and solve complex problems.
  • US Department of Justice and Massachusetts' Controlled Substance DEA Registrations are required for prescribing practitioners.
  • BLS
  • Documented proof of attendance at Fetal Monitor Course every 2 years. 
  • Current certification in American Academy of Pediatric Neonatal Resuscitation within 6 months of position and must maintain certification.
  • ACLS within 6 months of position and must maintain certification

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Zip Code: 02601
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