Specialty Certified Nurse Midwife
Geisinger Health System is seeking Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) for full and part-time positions to provide antepartum, postpartum and gynecological care. A major role will be performing clinical responsibilities, patient teaching and counseling, and management in the areas of pre-conceptual care, pregnancy and well woman gynecology. CNMs will perform care services under the responsibility and supervision of the physician.
Certified Nurse Midwife opportunities are available at
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville PA/Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloosmburg PA (Job #37189)
Geisinger Lewistown Hospital, Lewistown PA/Grays Woods, State College PA (Job #37466)
Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Wilkes Barre/and outreach clinics (Job #37182)
Manages care of essentially normal women and their normal neonates within the initial 28 day period. Responsibilities include antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care. Well woman gynecology also included in the scope of practice. Collaborative management and consultations will be provided by attending staff physicians.
Reports clinically to the Chairman, Women's Service Line or designee. Reports administratively to the Chairman/Vice President leadership team for the Women's Service Line or designee.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
*1. Performs clinical responsibilities outlined in the clinical privileges checklist.
*2. Meets CME requirements as defined by the American College of Nurse-Midwives and keeps continuing education, as well as nursing license and midwifery license, up to date. Copies of these are to be kept on file.
*3. Maintains availability as a consultant and educator for nursing students, nursing staff, medical students and residents.
*4. Performs patient teaching, counseling and management in the areas of preconceptual care, pregnancy, and well woman gynecology.
*5. Attends staff and divisional meetings as well as appropriate nursing meetings. Regional and state involvement with nurse-midwifery chapter meetings is preferred.
*6. Functions as a client advocate.
*7. Provides care that is not judgmental and remains sensitive to client needs.
*8. Collaborates with other health care providers to achieve optimal health care outcome.
*9. Maintains knowledge base with regulatory requirements.
*10. Performs other duties as required or assigned by the Chairman.
*Denotes essential job functions.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Must obtain and maintain BLS
Demonstrates computer literacy, accurate and timely charting via Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Demonstrated a deep concern for the health and well-being of others. Must be able to deal with patients in such a way as to instill confidence and ease of communication.
Demonstrates strong analytical, strategic, and tactical planning skills.
Demonstrates excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrates decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrates communication that supports a culture of service excellence.
Travel as indicated
Participation in the holiday/weekend/call schedule as indicated
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The successful Nurse Midwife candidate works in collaboration with the physician, has a certificate of completion from an approved program for Nurse Midwives and must be eligible for or certified by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine. Current Pennsylvania Nurse-Midwifery license, as well as a current Pennsylvania RN license, required.
Geisinger offers Advanced Practitioners :
* Domestic Partner Benefits
* Paid malpractice insurance
* Market competitive wages - constantly monitored
* Generous Paid Time Off policy
* Funding for CME and paid CME days
* Relocation for qualified candidates
* Health Care Benefits Starting Day 1: including vision and dental
* Interview expenses for qualified candidates
Recruiter Name TAMMY L. BONAWITZ
Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.
** We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.