Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 9109
Summary: A Certified Nurse Midwife actively participates in antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum care of expectant females. Care may include independent evaluation and management of both low and higher risk patients, A midwife may perform vaginal deliveries of newborn babies. Midwife may assist physician with complicated, higher-risk deliveries. A midwife is expected to provide primary gynecologic care to women including gynecologic check-ups, family planning services and evaluation and management of medical conditions. Ability to perform standard office-based procedures is expected.
Satisfactory completion of all clinical training segments within their midwife training program. Proven expertise in providing successful intrapartum care in at least 20 deliveries in the previous 12-month period. Current BLS and NRP certifications.
PREFERRED:Two to Three years experience as a midwife performing intrapartum care and outpatient gynecologic services. At least one year of experience as a nurse in Labor and Delivery.
Examination and monitoring of pregnant women during delivery. During labor monitors mother's heart rate. During labor performs periodic physical examinations of patient, including dilation of cervix. Monitors condition of mother and baby throughout the delivery. Orders medications for mother as needed. Maintains contact with supervising obstetrician as appropriate. Maintains a full and accurate medical record of the delivery process. Instructs Labor and Delivery nurses as they assist with the delivery process.
Provides pre-natal outpatient care to pregnant women in the outpatient clinical setting.
Performs periodic physical evaluation and management services of pregnant patients in the office. This is to include a gynecological exam, as per practice protocol.
Instruct patients on the appropriate diet and prenatal health practices during the pre-natal period.
Maintain current and accurate medical records within the practice electronic medical record system.
As needed, periodically order tests to monitor patient's condition. Tests may also be ordered to assist in treatment of patient if a medical concern occurs. Midwife will review test results and take appropriate actions depending on the test results.
Takes appropriate action when medical complications arise, including promptly alerting the patient's obstetrician to the issue.
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
Education: Essential: * RN Diploma/RN Graduate Program
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.