University of Utah Certified Nurse Midwife in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 04/15/2014

Requisition Number PRN03210N

Job Title Certified Nurse Midwife

Working Title Certified Nurse Midwife

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 5.00

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

PRNemployment to cover call and to backfill clinics for sick and vacation calls

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area

Department 00987 - CON CLINICAL AFFAIRS &FAC PRAC

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 44.50

Close Date

Job Summary

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.

Responsibilities

Administers controlled drugs, intravenous solutions, antibiotics, and other agents used to treat medical problems. Anticipates and recognizes deviations from normal infant deliveries and institutes procedures designed to safeguard the well-being of mothers and babies such as resuscitation of newborns, treatment of hemorrhage and shock, fetal distress, prolapsed cord, and other life threatening conditions. Performs spontaneous vaginal deliveries and episiotomies and consults with a physician when complications occur. Develops, implements, and evaluates broad program goals, objectives, and standards for the provision of health care to childbearing families. Designs and participates in research that is relevant to health care needs of patients, their families, and the community. Teaches prenatal classes for expectant parents to help ensure the safe pregnancy and delivery of the patients. Manages the care of newborns and infants by providing comprehensive primary health care maintenance through home visits or clinic consultation. Records the patient’s medical, obstetrical, family, socio-economic, and dietary history in order to monitor the progress of patient’s health status.

Minimum Qualifications

Certification through the American College of Nurse Midwives, required. Complimentary knowledge in medical management practices, pharmacology, diet management, emergency procedures, interviewing skills, manual skills, teaching and learning skills, and research principles and techniques would be helpful to successfully perform the job. Master’s Degree in Nursing or equivalency preferred.

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Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.