Job Summary: The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) hired into this position will: model the provision of comprehensive health care as a faculty member in a clinical practice setting; provide comprehensive primary health care to a population of essentially healthy women including antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care of pregnant women; participate in the care of women with medical complications in collaboration with Obstetricians-Gynecologists and /or other physicians and health professionals as is indicated by presenting problem and use the process of assessment, diagnosis, management, and evaluation to provide evidenced-based care to address the physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs of patients. The position requires a considerable degree of independent skills and judgment necessary to monitor and respond to changes in patients’ condition and integrates direct patient care with the faculty roles of teaching, scholarship, and service to the community and the profession. Position works in both inpatient (hospital) and outpatient (clinic) healthcare environments with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious diseases. Engagement in clinical education is an expectation of the position.
Criteria for the position include: graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree preferred, Master’s degree accepted. Certification as a Nurse Midwife required, and additional certifications such as women’s health are welcomed. Current Utah licensure and certification as a CNM with prescriptive authority required (or qualification for such is acceptable). Excellent clinical skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with patients and other members of the health care and academic team are essential. Clinical precepting / teaching experience desired.
Principle Functions and major areas of responsibility include:
Skills and Ability Requirements:
To apply for this position please submit Cover Letter, CV, and Teaching Statement to http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/31695
For more information, or inquiries, please contact:
Celeste Thomas, MS, CNM
BirthCare HealthCare Clinical Director
10 South 2000 East
Salt Lake City, UT84112-5880
Surrounded by the Wasatch and Oquirrh mountain ranges, SaltLake provides abundant recreational opportunities. Salt Lake City is a flourishing cultural center including world class opera, dance, theater companies, art galleries and one of the nation’s finest regional symphony orchestras. Ten national parks are within a day’s drive of Salt Lake City.
To learn more about the College of Nursing, the University of Utah, please visit the following pages:
BirthCare HealthCare Faculty Practice: http://nursing.utah.edu/practice/bchc/index.html
The College of Nursing: http://nursing.utah.edu/
The University of Utah: http://www.utah.edu/
Visitors Guide: http://www.saltlakecityutah.org/
The University of Utah is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.
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