ARNP - Nurse Midwife – Loch Haven OB/GYN – Orlando

  • Adventist Health System
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Jan 04, 2018

Job Description

ARNP Nurse Midwife - Loch Haven OB/GYN - Orlando
Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire ARNP - Nurse Midwife who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:
Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,675-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of nine hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for over 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.

Department Profile:
At Loch Haven OB/GYN, we offer complete women's care through a team of experienced physicians, all of whom are board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Members of our team have consistently been listed in expert rankings such as "Best Doctors in America" and "Central Florida's Top Doctors" and continue to receive numerous awards for patient care, teaching and medical research. Our seven faculty members have been chosen to participate in teaching medical students and young doctors through Florida Hospital's Graduate Medical Education program, and several of our doctors serve as faculty for the Florida State College of Medicine. Loch Haven OB/GYN delivers over 1,200 babies each year and provides over 22,000 patient encounters each year.

Work Hours/Shifts:
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Job Summary:
The Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner - Certified Nurse Midwife is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nurse midwifery care delivered to antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum patients as well as selected gynecology patients. The nurse-midwife functions independently, but in collaboration with the attending physician to provide midwifery services to patients. As indicated may supervise or oversee work of others responsible for patient care. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
  • Delivery of primary as well as specialized care provided in the labor and delivery, high-risk, and postpartum units
  • Research skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN)
  • Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN), specializing in Nurse Midwifery (Preferred) or
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
  • Current, valid State of Florida ARNP /certified nurse midwife license
  • Credential as a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) or Certified Midwife (CM) from an American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) program and/or
  • National certification by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
  • Performs appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, laboratory, and imaging studies and request professional consultations
  • Perform physical exams and health assessments, collects and documents laboratory and imaging data.
  • Evaluates triage patients, antepartum (PHRU) unit patients and patients in labor or who are postpartum, and performs superficial minor surgical procedures.
  • Manages the patient during labor and delivery to include amniotomy, episiotomy, and repair.
  • Orders, initiates, and performs appropriate anesthetic procedures.
  • Prescribes appropriate interventions and medications.
  • Provides family-planning services and well-woman care.
  • Manages the medical care of the normal obstetrical patient and the initial care of the newborn patient.
  • Participates in teaching residents and students.
  • Possesses research skills.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the ARNP - Nurse Midwife opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:
ARNP, Orlando, Florida Hospital