RWJ Barnabas Toms River , NJ 08757
Posted 2 months ago
The Certified Nurse Midwife position provides antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, neonatal and intraconceptional care in accordance with written midwifery protocols, which have been approved by the institution s Medical Board, Mid-level Practitioner Section; Department of OB/GYN.
Assess the status of the patient, develop and implement a plan of care with the patient during the prenatal, intrapartal, postpartal, neonatal, and intraconceptional period.
Establishes a complete data base concerning the patient through history taken, physical examinations, and appropriate laboratory data.
Maintains the qualifications for full credentialing on the medical staff as a Certified Nurse Midwife, including participation in continuing Educational programs.
Manages patient labor, including delivery of newborn, utilizing medication and performing procedures.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Plans and provides health care for women.
Provides contraceptive guidance.
Provides immediate and follow-up care of the newborn infant, including ongoing assessment and follow-up with postpartum family.
Provides patient education relevant to the obstetrical patient s health care.
Seeks medical consultations for patients with deviations from standard guidelines; performs ongoing review of care, including evaluation, and documentation in the medical record.
Works closely with nursing and attending staff and shall ensure a productive, cordial atmosphere conducive to quality patient care.
Current New Jersey licensure as a Certified Nurse Midwife required; current New Jersey licensure as a Registered Nurse required.
BSN and MSN in nurse-midwifery from an accredited program required.
BLS and NRP certifications required.
Must meet all Medical Staff requirements for credentialing and being approved by Mid-level Practitioner Section Credentialing Committee.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH- New Brunswick, RWJUH- Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.
Barnabas Health Medical Group is a multispecialty group practice comprised of highly trained and experienced world class primary and specialty care physicians. Barnabas Health Medical Group physicians provide compassionate and innovative cutting-edge care for people at every stage of life at easily accessible facilities conveniently located throughout New Jersey. Backed by the vast continuum of resources of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, our dedicated physicians and expertly trained supporting staff continuously strive for clinical excellence.
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer