Nurse Midwife Job In Dallas, Texas
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Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system. Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.PRIMARY PURPOSE
Responsible for primary health care of normal and selected at risk women and their infants including assessment, medical treatment using written protocols, discharge planning, education and referrals to ensure effective, high quality midwifery services.
-Must have completed a graduate or post-graduate Nurse-Midwife education program accredited by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
-Must have a Master's Degree in Nursing.
-If hired at Parkland before March 1, 2014, may have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Must have current, valid RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
-Must have current authorization by the Texas Board of Nursing to practice as a Nurse Midwife.
-Must have current national certification as Certified Nurse Midwife by American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) or American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) Certification Council.
- Must have a current healthcare provider CPR (CPR-HP) certification from one of the following:
oAmerican Heart Association
oAmerican Red Cross Rescuer
oMilitary Training Network.
-Must have a Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certification.
-Must meet and maintain licensing and registration requirements as delineated by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Medical Staff Rules and Regulations, and Credentialing Policies/Procedures, if any.
Skills or Special Abilities:
-Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.
-Must possess skills detailed in the Core Competencies approved by the American College of Nurse Midwives.
-Must have effective written and verbal communication skills in working with a diverse population of patients and families as well as all levels of professional healthcare team members.
-Must be physically capable of working any shift.
-Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
-Must be able to type to ensure effective and efficient documentation in Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
-Must be able to utilize PC to navigate EMR and various systems related to patient care and/or documentation.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.
There's plenty to enjoy about Parkland's location in Dallas. Whatever your interests, you'll find Dallas will fit your life well. A cosmopolitan city, there’s a diversity of cultural, sporting, shopping and recreational opportunities here. And with more restaurants per capita than New York City, the dining options are both plentiful and delicious. Dallas is a great place to make a life where work and play, productivity and leisure are in perfect balance.
At Parkland, our professionals are fulfilling our commitment to the Dallas community. Continually pushing forward with the latest technology, tools and treatments, the staff at Parkland provides noteworthy care.
- We're a premier training center for the nation’s top physicians, serving as the primary teaching and research hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
- Our trauma and burn centers are recognized internationally—our regional burn center pioneered skin graft techniques, infection control and nutritional support for burn patients.
- Parkland delivers more babies each year than any other hospital in the country and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cares for more critically ill infants than any other hospital nationwide.