Certified Nurse Midwife

 
Position: Certified Nurse Midwife

Job ID: 163752

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCPG-WSH MIDWIVES

Talent Area: Advanced Practice Providers

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Clinic hours and call

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high- quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.     To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for all of our patients and families that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Certified Nurse Midwife — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide independent midwifery services to patients but collaborates with the attending physician and interdisciplinary health team.

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Responsibilities :

  • Develop and maintain a caseload of patients based on practice goals and objectives
  • Provide direct clinical services and management of mothers and babies as defined in the Nurse Midwife Collaborative Guidelines of the practice
  • Obtain patient health histories and complete physical examinations
  • Document findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings
  • Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests
  • Perform approved therapeutic procedures based upon the patient’s clinical status
  • Document patient preparation and response to procedure(s)
  • Formulate and implement prenatal, intra-partum, postpartum, newborn and interconceptional care as defined by the nurse midwifery service
  • Explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of procedure(s) to patient, family and staff
  • Maintain professional practice and development
  • Consult and/or serve as an expert consultant to nursing, members of the healthcare team and to the larger community


Qualifications:

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • Graduation from a school of midwifery required
  • RN - Registered Nurses and CNM - Certified Nurse-Midwife Required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Preferred
  • APN License, APN ACLS Cert, and ACLS NRP Cert Preferred
  • Midwife experience preferred


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