Job Description

Steward Health CareSystem LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led nationalhealth care services organization committed to providing the highestquality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where outpatents live.  Steward - the largest privately held health care company inthe U.S. - owns and operations 35 community hospitals across nine states,serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 healthcare professionals.  In addition to our hospitals, the Steward providernetwork includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skillednursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk coveredlies through the company's managed care and healthinsurance services.  The total number of paneled lives withinSteward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.

 

Steward Medical Group(SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMGoperates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts,Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida,Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 millionpatient encounters per year.


Description

In collaboration with one or more physicians, the Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) provides for the management of preventive services and those primary care services necessary to provide health care to women antepartally, intrapartally, postpartally, and gynecologically. The CNM is committed to the highest standards of patient care while contributing to an environment that promotes innovating thinking and leadership excellence.

 

Key Responsibilities

Provides assessment of well woman; health promotion; family planning; perimenopausal care; orders/obtains/interprets laboratory tests and procedures; develops management plan; assesses and manages deviations from normal including consultation, co-management or referrals, as indicated.


Provides appropriate antepartum care including diagnosis of pregnancy; collection of historical data; calculation of current gestational age and estimated date of birth; orders/obtains/interprets baseline laboratory tests; management of pregnancy; patient and family education to prepare for childbirth; assessment and management of deviations from normal pregnancy including consultation, co-management or referrals, as indicated.


Provides appropriate intrapartum care including assessment for admission to labor; fetal monitoring; labor support and management; monitoring woman receiving pharmacologic therapy during labor, delivery of infant; management of perineum; assessment and management of deviations from normal labor and delivery including consultation, co-management or referrals, as indicated.


Provides appropriate postpartum care including assessment and management of the normal postpartum period; six-week postpartum examination; orders/obtains/interprets laboratory tests; assessment and management of deviations from normal including consultation, co-management or referrals, as indicated.


Authenticates findings, reports and plans in the medical record and documents in appropriate detail.


Provides patient education opportunities for individual and/or family, utilizing additional resources when necessary.


Facilitates patient participation in health care by providing information needed to make decisions and choices about promotion, maintenance and restoration of health and appropriate utilization of health care resources.


Evaluates effectiveness and efficiency of care and participates in quality improvement activities as a team member to improve the value of care provided.


Understands and provides leadership in the quality and utilization management processes.


Pursues professional growth through participation in continuing education programs

 

Completes assigned training and education



Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

Must be a certified nurse midwife

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

Must have a license to practice in the state of Utah

Institutional accreditation and degree obtainment will be verified upon hire

 

Preferred Qualifications
Three years’ experience working as a Certified Nurse Midwife
 

Physical Requirements
Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools.

Please Note
All positions subject to close without notice

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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