• Certified Nurse-Midwife, APRN

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/26/2019 2:16 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-61489
    Category
    Nursing - Inpatient
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE WISL CNM
    Shift
    Shifts Vary
    Post End Date
    10/26/2019
  • Overview

    The Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM), APRN will work in Labor and Delivery, triage and clinic settings to provide antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum patient care services.  The CNM will be expected to triage women who present to Labor and Delivery and to manage the care of essentially healthy women in labor.  CNMs provide comprehensive health assessments, determine diagnoses, implement treatment plans, prescribe medical treatments and manage health issues for patients in collaboration with the designated physicians.  The CNM will work autonomously as well as in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage patients’ health care problems, and will serve as a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, and patient advocate.  The CNM will also coordinate the multidisciplinary care of patients, facilitating all necessary consults, assuring that care is timely and appropriate.

     

    The Women and Infants Service Line of UAMS is expanding available services to provide care for the women in our community who seek nurse-midwife services.  The CNM practice plans to provide 24 hour x 7 day service by the summer of year 2020.  Nurse-midwives will be scheduled to work a combination of 8, 12 and 24 hour shifts.  In order to assure CNM coverage 24x7, scheduled shifts may require adjustment on short notice

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • 11 paid Holidays with separate Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.

    Responsibilities

    - The CNM will extend the patient care and administrative services of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences physicians. 

     

     - The CNM will be expected to provide comprehensive health assessments, determine diagnoses, implement treatment plans, prescribe medical treatments and manage health issues for patients in collaboration with the designated physician(s). 

     

     - The CNM will work autonomously, as well as, in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage patients' health care problems; and will serve as a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, and patient advocate. 

     

     - The CNM will also coordinate the multidisciplinary care of patients, facilitating all necessary consults, assuring that care is timely and appropriate.  Other duties may be assigned to this position. 

     

    Other duties may be assigned to this position:

     

    Customer Service:  Interacts with and assists the public in a professional and friendly manner as needed. Demonstrates effective communication skills; communicates accurate and complete information; maintains strict confidentiality when necessary. Demonstrates positive working relationships with co-workers, management team, and ancillary departments; follows the Core Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care and the Basic Code of Conduct Guidelines. Assist internal and external stakeholders as needed with exceptional customer service.5%   The CNM will extend the patient care and administrative services of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences physicians.   

    Qualifications

    Valid License as an APRN by the State of Arkansas Required and National Board Certification for Nurse-Midwifery, Prescriptive authority and DEA is required but maybe obtained after hire. .  Experience preferred. Will consider a new CNM graduate. The in-person response time requirement is 2 hours..Experience working in an academic medical center is preferred.  Demonstrated communication (written and oral) problem-solving, leadership and collaborative skills, strong patient advocacy and patient education skills.

     

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background [and registry (if applicable)] check [and drug screen (if safety sensitive position)].  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

     

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

     

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