Certified Nurse Midwife - OB Gynecology

Health Medical Group - Western Colorado - Grand Junction, Colorado
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Grand Junction, CO  
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Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology 
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Job Description

St. Mary’s is looking to add one Certified Nurse Midwife to our growing OB Gynecology clinic.

Fast Facts about St. Mary’s:


346 bed acute care facility

34 bed ICU
Level II Trauma Center
Primary referral center for western Colorado and eastern Utah – St. Mary’s is the largest regional medical center between Denver and Salt Lake City 


Fast Facts about Grand Junction: 

Grand Junction, CO, founded in 1896, population 146,000
Awe-inspiring natural beauty and dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument
300+ days of sunshine a year, four seasons, and a delightfully arid high-desert climate
Exhilarating outdoor adventures including fishing, trail running, hiking, camping, biking, and skiing on the Grand Mesa
Incredible whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails
A charming downtown full of great shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more
The heart of Colorado's wine country
Close to world-famous destinations like Moab, Telluride, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs
St. Mary’s proudly employs 2020 associates, and supports a medical staff of 434 physicians

In this position, the Certified Nurse-Midwife provides healthcare, counseling, and education for families of childbearing years, women from menarche through menopause, for women with gynecological problems and also for normal neonates. 

Performs and/or reviews health histories and performs assessment of the woman during antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum.

 

Identifies indicators of risk in pregnancy and performs appropriate interventions.

 

Performs routine laboratory, radiology, screening, and therapeutic procedures.

 

Implements the nurse-midwifery plan of care within prescribed nurse-midwifery interventions and procedures as appropriate and in accordance with nurse-midwifery care.

 

Prescribes appropriate medications and instructs patients effectively in their use during antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum.

 

Develops and coordinates all referrals to MDs, PHNs, nutritionists, social workers, diabetic counselors, mental health counselors, and WIC.

 

Admits patients with conditions requiring hospitalization in accordance with hospital by-laws and approval of the supervising physician.

 

Manages and performs spontaneous vaginal delivery and facilitates the newborns’ adaptation to extra-uterine environment.

 

Reviews high risk patients at High Risk Conference weekly, documents changing medical plans and clearly identifies MD role in the management process in the written record

 

Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.

 

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

May be required to float to other departments (within scope of competency and qualifications) based on business need. May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift.

 

 

 

·         Active, unobstructed Colorado Medical License, or the ability to obtain one

·         Ability to complete St. Mary’s credentialing process

Contact Information
Contact: Molly Moss 
Phone: 970-298-2273
Fax: 970-255-7763 
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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