Reports to the Director of Nurse-Midwifery Services and is responsible for providing prenatal, intrapartal and postpartal, and well women gynecology care to nurse-midwifery patients attending clinics and labor and delivery staffed by Hutzel Hospital. 1. Performs nurse-midwifery duties on a regular 24 hours basis which includes; conducting prenatal and postnatal office visits and family planning/GYN, attending patients in labor and at delivery, consulting with attending physician when necessary, making daily rounds to nurse-midwifery patients. 2. Assists the Director in planning, developing, coordinating, evaluating, and recommending revisions of the services provided through the nurse-midwifery department. 3. Delegate health care measures to other health professionals and workers which would be best handled by those others, i.e., staff nurses, residents/students, etc. 4. Functions as an interdisciplinary team member in planning a health care approach that best serves the needs of each family, i.e., physicians, social workers, dieticians, nursing, etc. 5. Consults with supervisor, physicians, or other nursing staff in the provision of maternity care. 6. May participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of educational programs for families, professional staff and community groups interested in family centered maternity care education program. 7. Plans the type of care and family planning concepts and needs best suited to meet the needs of each client and their family. 8. Participates in clinical research related to improvement of the quality of service offered to childbearing families. 9. Maintains a current knowledge of trends and issues concerning health care of women and infants (seminars/meetings/conferences). 10. Assist in promoting nurse-midwifery philosophy to staff, clients and community through publications, speaking engagements and/or representation on committee. 11. Participates in the education of medical/nursing, midwifery and other students regarding the normal process of labor and birth in the healthy child bearing family. 12. Functions in a colleague relationship with members of the nursing and OB/GYN department to promote nurse-midwifery and the provision of family centered maternity care. [BRASSRING IMPORT 10/25/16]
1. Certification from the American College of Midwives. 2. Masters degree in Maternal Child Nursing, Public Health or other related field preferred. 3. Licensed Registered Nurse and Nurse Midwife in the State of Michigan. 4. One to two years of midwifery experience and/or progressive clinical experience with an emphasis in family centered care is high desired. [BRASSRING IMPORT 10/25/16]
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