Taking Healthcare to New Heights
Are you looking for a great quality of life and a rewarding professional opportunity? Peak Vista is seeking an experienced Certified Nurse Midwife to to join our team of excellent practitioners.
Must be licensed to practice in Colorado or be eligible to obtain a CO license. Prescriptive authority preferred. Must be comfortable in providing care to all age groups and be able to serve in a full time capacity in our Women's Health Center. This position is an excellent opportunity for career growth, providing a wide variety of opportunities and excellent mentorship.
Provide full scope of midwifery services including GYN services throughout the life-cycle, prenatal education and support, attending childbirth, providing encouragement during labor and delivery, and supervising the general care of women and children directly after birth. Provides care to women during normal pregnancies and deliveries and calls on obstetricians or other physicians if complications develop.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Performs the nursing duties related to midwifery including gynecological exams, preconception care, prenatal care, labor and delivery care, care after birth, newborn care, disease prevention, family planning, health maintenance counseling, and menopausal management.
Educates women about different types of care available and encourages them to enhance their pregnancy by being involved. Emphasizes patient education, active participation, clear communication between the provider and the woman, and an individualized health care experience.
Advocates birth education, natural childbirth, and the participation of the entire family. Writes prescriptions as needed.
Serves as OB/GYN team member working closely with physicians and other staff to ensure healthy pregnancies and deliveries. Provides emotional and social support to all of our patients.
Oversees the medical care of assigned pregnant patients under the supervision of a physician. Provides support to mother and family.
Teaches patients about elements of motherbaby bonding, protecting from inadequate heat, overstimulation, noisy/brightly lit environments, cuddling/hugging, recognizing signs of infant pain/discomfort, and breast feeding.
If you have a strong desire to make a difference in the community and significantly impact the quality of life of your patients, you will thrive at Peak Vista. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to premier medical, dental and behavioral health services for people of all ages.
We provide primary care services to low-income, uninsured and underinsured working families (as well as others with access barriers) within the Pikes Peak Region through 27 outpatient centers. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).
Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.
Peak Vista Community Health