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Certified Midwife - Family Health Centers at NYU Langone. Job in Brooklyn FOX8 Jobs

Brooklyn, New York
Job Type
10 Jun 2022

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes eight primary care sites, 40 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about  Family Health Centers at NYU Langoneand interact with us on  LinkedIn Glassdoor Indeed Facebook Twitter YouTube  and  Instagram .

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Certified Midwife - Family Health Centers at NYU Langone.

In this role, the successful candidate is employed by NYU Langone as a hospitalist, is a member of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department and may function in the triage and inpatient settings. Midwives will ensure the provision and coordination of comprehensive advanced practice nursing processes and pertinent standards of care and uphold Midwifery Core Values. Licensed Midwives provide antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care of normal and complicated pregnancies as well as providing gynecological care of women in the hospital setting. Licensed Midwives functioning as hospitalist will work in collaboration with the Attending Physician Hospitalist on duty.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Educates patient and family to facilitate and support health adjustments to new or changing health patterns.
    • Monitors and trends the cost effectiveness of care, particularly as it relates to the efficiency and performance indicators established for the patient population.
    • Assists in the preparation, implementation and evaluation of research protocols when applicable.
    • Works collaboratively with nursing experts and other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical studies relevant to patient population served.
    • Applies skill in on-going peer review to promote a culture of excellence.
    • Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement.
    • Analyzes the implication of health policy across the disciplines.
    • Integrates appropriate technologies for knowledge management to improve health care delivery.
    • Develops new practice approaches based on the integration of research, theory, and practice knowledge.
    • Translates research and other forms of knowledge to improve practice processes and outcomes.
    • Maintains membership in professional organizations allowing for networking with peers.
    • Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals including Residents, especially as it relates to the management of low risk pregnancy and other aspects care.
    • Maintains current expertise in Midwifery Practice and Advanced Practice Nursing.
    • Promotes own professional growth and development in the clinical and managerial role.
    • Acknowledges cultural, gender and age specific differences and implements interventions to ensure quality in practice.
    • Evaluates how organizational structure, care processes, financing, marketing and policy decisions impact the quality of health care.
    • Evaluates the relationships among access, cost, quality, and safety and their influence on health care.
    • Demonstrates the highest level of accountability for professional practice.
    • Incorporate best practices to continuously improve quality of care and clinical judgement.
    • Participates in professional organizations and activities that enhance midwifery practice and/or health outcomes of the female patient
    • Demonstrates knowledge of health maintenance and disease prevention measures and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities.
    • Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to maintain timely and appropriate communication with patient, family, other disciplines, and ancillary services.
    • Participates in patient, family and community education, as well as resources development, implementation, and evaluation.
    • Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means.
    • Motivates public in health promotion and disease prevention through participation in community outreach programs, such as mass immunization for preventable disease, when able.
    • Empowers patients through education to take charge of their own health and well-being by engaging in healthful habits.
    • Acts as liaison between patient and payers, advocating for patient's needs and timely provision of care.
    • Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, department and service line.
    • Performs as OR first assist in surgical procedures, if certified.
    • Ensures complete and thorough documentation in the Electronic Medical Record for all services rendered independently bills for those services.
    • Incorporates patient, family, community, cultural and developmental needs in the plan of care.
    • Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by incorporating expertise and related experience into all aspects of patient care.
    • Practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and bylaws as outlined in the delineation of privileges.
    • Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, community referrals, other facilities, appointments with other providers or specialists, etc.
    • Provides consultation and proper hand off about the patient's therapeutic regimen to other members of the health care team.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have a

Licensure: Current license as a Licensed Midwife in New York State with prescriptive privileges.

Education: Doctorate or Masters Degree in Midwifery from an accredited Midwifery Program.
Credentialed through the Credentialing Committee of the Medical Board with approved Delineation of Privileges.
National certification with the American Midwifery Board Certification (AMCB) is required.
DEA certificate.
Previous experience as a Licensed Midwife is preferred.
Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking and leadership;
Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team;
Effective change agent;
Membership in related professional specialty organizations desirable;
Electronic Fetal Monitoring Credentialing as applicable
NRP certification as applicable
Basic Life Support certification;
Department Drills/Skills participation;
Infection Control Certification every 4 years.

Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS, Midwifery Certification-NYS

Preferred Qualifications:
Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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  • Job Reference: 620989890-2
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2022
  • Recruiter: NYU Langone Health
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent