1+ months

Certified Nurse-Midwife/Teaching Associate Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

Certified Nurse-Midwife/Teaching Associate Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Req #: 174424
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Job Location: Other Location
Job Location Detail: Northwest Campus 
Posting Date: 11/22/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: DOE 
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 

Certified Nurse-Midwife/Teaching Associate in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Salary:
DOE

Shift:
First Shift

Join our growing team of Certified Nurse Midwives and Ob/Gyn physicians at University of Washington Medical Center - Northwest in Seattle, WA. We are currently seeking a full scope Certified Nurse Midwife to join our midwifery practice at 0.8 FTE.

UW Medical Center - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit, community hospital, with 281 beds, on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus in northeast Seattle.  We are now part of the larger University of Washington Medical Center, the top-rated hospital in Washington State.

As a UW Medicine employee, you will be granted a University of Washington academic faculty appointment.  In addition, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For more information, please view our Benefit Summary.

The UW is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Position Responsibilities
Provide full-scope midwifery care in an all-CNM practice group, including independent management of womens health care focusing primarily on pregnancy, birth, postpartum as well as family planning, gynecological and primary care of women. 
Practice within UW academic healthcare system that provides for consultation, collaborative management or referral to obstetrics, perinatology, and other specialties as indicated by client health status
Manage hospital labor assessment and admission, normal and abnormal labor, cervical ripening and labor induction, postpartum care and discharge of mothers and newborns.
Perform vaginal birth and laceration repair, limited 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester OB ultrasounds as appropriate to training and experience, C-section first surgical assist, and IUD and subdermal contraceptive implant insertion and removal.
Maintain medical records according to community standards of practice. 
Assist in training of student midwives and medical students and residents in outpatient and inpatient settings

Minimum Requirements:
Education
Masters or Doctorate Degree in Nurse-Midwifery or Midwifery required

Licensure, Registration, Certification
Current CNM (Certified Nurse Midwife) certification
Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the State of Washington
Current Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) license for the State of Washington with prescriptive authority
CPR/BLS certification
Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certification (active within 3 months of hire.)
DEA registration

Work Experience
experience as a full scope midwife, including newborn care and C-section first assist preferred but not required
previous training or experience with OB ultrasound preferred, but not required
experience teaching in healthcare setting is preferred but not required

Special Training/Skills
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and acuity of the patients served by the assigned unit/department or clinic.
Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel and Outlook.
Ability to learn and work comfortably with electronic medical record (Training will be provided)
Ability to appropriately counsel and educated patients and families about complex care issues via phone or in person.
Able to effectively and respectfully communicate and collaborate with midwife partners and others, including but not limited to physicians, management, nursing, and support staff
Teaching skills and ability to give appropriate positive and constructive feedback
Flexibility in responding to needs of clinic schedule, practice partners, and patients

Physical Demand Level: Medium
Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
Must be able to move freely throughout the clinic and hospital.             
In an 8-hour workday, must be able to:
Lift / Carry
20 to 50 pounds occasionally
10 to 25 pounds frequently
up to 10 pounds constantly
As required, must be able to:
Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders
Push and Pull
Perform fine motor functions
Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

Candidates will be expected to provide medical services at the University of Washington affiliated hospitals, train residents, and medical students, and make academic contributions to the field.

The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current resume electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/71751. For inquiries, please contact Ms. Bowden at bowdec@uw.edu.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

The University of Washington, a Recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.
REQUIREMENTS:
Position Responsibilities
     Provide full-scope midwifery care in an all-CNM practice group, including independent management of womens health care focusing primarily on pregnancy, birth, postpartum as well as family planning, gynecological and primary care of women. 
     Practice within UW academic healthcare system that provides for consultation, collaborative management or referral to obstetrics, perinatology, and other specialties as indicated by client health status
     Manage hospital labor assessment and admission, normal and abnormal labor, cervical ripening and labor induction, postpartum care and discharge of mothers and newborns.
     Perform vaginal birth and laceration repair, limited 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester OB ultrasounds as appropriate to training and experience, C-section first surgical assist, and IUD and subdermal contraceptive implant insertion and removal.
     Maintain medical records according to community standards of practice. 
     Assist in training of student midwives and medical students and residents in outpatient and inpatient settings

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current resume electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/71751. For inquiries, please contact Ms. Bowden at bowdec@uw.edu.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


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Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-02

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