Certified Nurse Midwife: APP AdventHealth Medical Group at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/2/2021


Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Brandon, FL
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    Physician Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Certified Nurse Midwife L&D - AdventHealth Medical Group West Florida

Location Address:  Brandon, FL

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Medical Group West Florida

  • Rollover PDO with service year increases in accrual
  • Comprehensive benefits package; including tuition reimbursement and matching 403b plan
  • Patient facing positions receiving company paid initial sets of scrubs
  • Company Discount programs
  • Growing Organization 

Work Hours/Shift:

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You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of self-care, psychosocial needs, education, environment and discharge planning, incorporating information from the identified significant other and other health providers.
  • Utilizes skills of observation, inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation using diagnostic instruments or laboratory procedures that are basic to the screening of physical signs and symptoms.
  • Utilizes fetal monitoring screening for auscultating, monitoring, and assessment of fetal heart tones.
  • Assesses learning needs, readiness, and capabilities of patient/family, including cultural, religious practices, language barriers, emotional barriers, educational level, motivation and limitations.
  • Documents patient care findings within established standards and accreditation requirements.
  • Manages the medical plan of care prescribed for the client, based on protocols or guidelines adopted jointly by the certified nurse midwife, and attending physician.  Review and revise protocols/guidelines annually.  Addresses physical, psychosocial, spiritual, developmental, educational, and discharge needs. 
  • Initiates referrals to external or internal care providers or community agencies as needed.
  • Seeks appropriate resources to clarify information concerning the nursing/medical care regime as needed.  Coordinates care by collaborating with physicians and others to obtain appropriate services, including multidisciplinary team meetings.
  • Provides an accurate, thorough and timely report of patient’s condition to physicians and multidisciplinary team members.
  • Initiates the multidisciplinary teaching plan which provides information to patient/ family/ significant other in the areas of (as appropriate): the safe and effective use of medications, nutrition/modified diets, potential food/drug interactions, safe and effective use of equipment, rehabilitative techniques, access to community resources and when and how to obtain further treatment.
  • Communicates the plan of care across the continuum by thoroughly completing appropriate transfer forms and discharge summary forms.
  • Selects therapeutic interventions which are appropriate to the patient’s needs and desired outcomes. 
  • Implements care according to the patient’s plan of care in collaboration with the patient/significant other and health care team.
  • Exercises critical thinking skills to make sound clinical judgments about patient care as evidenced by practice patterns, documentation and patient outcomes.
  • Uses appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication to demonstrate warmth and caring and to provide a healing environment.
  • Maintains competency in professional nursing practice and additional competencies as appropriate to the patient population served.
  • Recognizes life-threatening situations and intervenes correctly with minimal supervision.
  • Reassesses patients regularly and revises interventions/plan of care based on evaluation of effectiveness, change in medical condition and/or patient satisfaction. Documents the patient’s progress toward identified outcomes.
  • Reports changes in patient condition in a timely and effective manner.
  • Documents the patient’s condition and capability to manage continuing care needs in the discharge/transfer note.

What You Will Need:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
  • ACLS obtained through the American Heart Association

Job Summary:

The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) is a professional nurse licensed in Florida to function in an expanded role to provide primary health care to individuals, families or groups.  The Certified Nurse Midwife functions in a collegial relationship with physicians and other health professionals in the delivery of primary health care services.  They are able to make independent decisions with physicians in carrying out health regimens for families and clients.  The Certified Nurse Midwife is directly accountable and responsible to the patient

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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