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Women and Infant Services (OB) Nurse Midwife PRN- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:


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Employment Status: PRN
More Information:
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The labor and delivery unit has been internationally honored for its quality and safety in caring for both uncomplicated and high-risk patients. Nurses are offered specialized education in high-risk obstetrical nursing through a perinatal fellowship program. The 23-bed unit offers private, family-friendly rooms, two operating rooms and a treatment room dedicated to Cesarean delivery. The unit also provides direct access to our Level II special care nursery or the Level I NICU at St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Overview
Role PurposeResponsible for assisting women in all stages of pregnancy, childbirth and post-delivery. Work is performed with considerable independence under the general medical direction of an Obstetrician/Gynecologist. Works is guided by physician-approved protocols and evaluated through chart review, consultations and observation of results. Responsibilities

  • Monitor, counsel and educate patients to promote healthy living through education and primary prevention regarding medications, treatments, anticipated outcomes and referrals.
  • Conducts examinations and takes full detailed medical history to identify and assess patient s clinical and health care needs to develop an individual program of care.
  • Identify high risk pregnancies and make referrals to doctors and other medical specialists, as appropriate.
  • Supervise and assist mothers in labor, monitoring the condition of the fetus and using knowledge of drugs and pain management
  • Offer support and advice following birth or events such as miscarriage, termination, stillbirth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal death
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job. Minimum Requirements Degree
  • Master's Degree - Nursing Experience
  • 2-5 years Licenses & Certifications
  • Advanced Practice RN Benefits Statement
    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer Associated topics: advanced practice registered nurse, arnp c, associate, certified nursing, cna, locum, nurse practitioner, prn, rnp, splst

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Women and Infant Services (OB) Nurse Midwife PRN- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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