Certified Nurse Midwife, Per Diem

Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11/29/2017
Closes
12/13/2017
Specialty
OB / GYN
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
 

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.

 
 

NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 
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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Registered Nurse Midwife.

In this role, the successful candidate The Certified Nurse Midwife employed by NYU Langone as a hospitalist, is a member of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department and may function in the triage and inpatient settings. Midwives will ensure the provision and coordination of comprehensive advanced practice nursing processes and pertinent standards of care and uphold Midwifery Core Values. Licensed Midwives provide antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care of normal and complicated pregnancies as well as providing gynecological care of women in the hospital setting. Licensed Midwives functioning as hospitalist will work in collaboration with the Attending Physician Hospitalist on duty.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Educates patient and family to facilitate and support health adjustments to new or changing health patterns.
  • Provides consultation and proper hand off about the patients therapeutic regimen to other members of the health care team.
  • Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, community referrals, other facilities, appointments with other providers or specialists, etc.
  • Practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and bylaws as outlined in the delineation of privileges.
  • Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by incorporating expertise and related experience into all aspects of patient care.
  • Incorporates patient, family, community, cultural and developmental needs in the plan of care.
  • Ensures complete and thorough documentation in the Electronic Medical Record for all services rendered independently bills for those services.
  • Performs as OR first assist in surgical procedures, if certified.
  • Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, department and service line.
  • Acts as liaison between patient and payers, advocating for patients needs and timely provision of care.
  • Empowers patients through education to take charge of their own health and well-being by engaging in healthful habits.
  • Motivates public in health promotion and disease prevention through participation in community outreach programs, such as mass immunization for preventable disease, when able.
  • Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means.
  • Participates in patient, family and community education, as well as resources development, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to maintain timely and appropriate communication with patient, family, other disciplines, and ancillary services.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of health maintenance and disease prevention measures and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities.
  • Participates in professional organizations and activities that enhance midwifery practice and/or health outcomes of the female patient
  • Incorporate best practices to continuously improve quality of care and clinical judgement.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of accountability for professional practice.
  • Evaluates the relationships among access, cost, quality, and safety and their influence on health care.
  • Evaluates how organizational structure, care processes, financing, marketing and policy decisions impact the quality of health care.
  • Acknowledges cultural, gender and age specific differences and implements interventions to ensure quality in practice.
  • Promotes own professional growth and development in the clinical and managerial role.
  • Maintains current expertise in Midwifery Practice and Advanced Practice Nursing.
  • Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals including Residents, especially as it relates to the management of low risk pregnancy and other aspects care.
  • Maintains membership in professional organizations allowing for networking with peers.
  • Translates research and other forms of knowledge to improve practice processes and outcomes.
  • Develops new practice approaches based on the integration of research, theory, and practice knowledge.
  • Integrates appropriate technologies for knowledge management to improve health care delivery.
  • Analyzes the implication of health policy across the disciplines.
  • Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement.
  • Applies skill in on-going peer review to promote a culture of excellence.
  • Works collaboratively with nursing experts and other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical studies relevant to patient population served.
  • Assists in the preparation, implementation and evaluation of research protocols when applicable.
  • Monitors and trends the cost effectiveness of care, particularly as it relates to the efficiency and performance indicators established for the patient population.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Licensure: Current license and registration as a Registered Professional Nurse and a Licensed Midwife in New York State with prescriptive privileges.
Education: Doctorate or Masters Degree in Midwifery from an accredited Midwifery Program.
Credentialed through the Credentialing Committee of the Medical Board with approved Delineation of Privileges.
National certification with the American Midwifery Board Certification (AMCB) is required.
DEA certificate.
Previous experience as a Licensed Midwife is preferred.
Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking and leadership;
Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team;
Effective change agent;
Membership in related professional specialty organizations desirable;
Electronic Fetal Monitoring Credentialing as applicable
NRP certification as applicable
Basic Life Support certification;
ACLS
Department Drills/Skills participation;
Infection Control Certification every 4 years

Preferred Qualifications:
Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

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