Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
Company: Ocean Health Initiatives
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc. (OHI) is a Federally Qualified
Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to providing quality, accessible and
comprehensive primary health care to the residents of Ocean and
Monmouth County; regardless of economic status. Our Health Center
Locations: Toms River, Lakewood, Little Egg Harbor, Freehold,
Brick, and Manchester OHI services include family and internal
medicine, pediatrics, behavioral health, nutrition, OB/GYN women's
health, dental, family planning, specialty care, pharmacies, PrEP,
and a STI clinic. Full-time 40 hours/week: Monday to Friday - two
8/hour days/week in the office Sunday to Saturday - one 24 hour in
hospital coverage/week Position Summary: Reporting to the Chief
Medical Officer (CMO), the Certified Nurse Midwife in collaboration
with Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc. (OHI), staff physicians, will
provide primary care services to the patients of OHI that is
consistent with established policies, procedures and protocols, the
Joint Commission policies and procedures, OSHA standards, and other
safety and health related codes and laws. Responsibilities:
Performs complete health examination of perinatal, prenatal, and
postpartum patients, including health history and physical
examination, in accordance with protocols established by the Chief
Medical Officer or designee.
Provides direct care for women in labor, including management of
Provides health instruction for women in all stages of life
Provides health examinations of inter-partum patients, especially
those seeking advice concerning family planning and gynecological
Provides patient/family education, health counseling, and health
advocacy services to patients, their families and significant
Works collaboratively with physicians, nurses, social workers, and
other members of the multidisciplinary health care team to
establish patient care programs and policies.
Participates in OB/GYN call schedule as directed.
Orders appropriate laboratory studies and referrals, interprets the
results of laboratory tests and follow-up of abnormal lab
Orders treatment in keeping with protocols established by the
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) and OHI
Provides direction and supervision to the ancillary clinical OB/GYN
Carries out administrative activities in the Obstetrics and
Gynecology department as directed by the CMO or designee.
Prepares reports of activities of the Obstetrics and Gynecology
section as directed by the CMO or designee.
Carries out additional duties including research projects, and
community health education, as assigned by the CMO or designee.
Is responsible for the proper interpretation and execution of
Prepare OB/GYN paperwork, having knowledge of all forms pertinent
to the EMR System.
Verify pregnancy tests and perform routine prenatal screenings.
Responsible to supervise patients and staff during an emergent
OB/GYN situation until appropriate emergency medical assistance
Responsible to pursue necessary educational requirements to
Instruct patients on all aspects of inter-partum care including but
not limited to medication, treatments, procedures, pre-term labor,
Provides leadership role in clinical collaboration committees as it
relates to the day-to-day patient care model. Demonstrates
professional and leadership qualities to facilitate a cohesive and
Protects patient privacy and maintain accurate medical records.
Must be capable to perform and analysis routine in-office
Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and
regulatory activities of OHI.
Provides telephone triage and consultation to patients.
Completes all mandatory in-services.
Adheres to Corporate Compliance policies.
Is highly accountable for one's own productivity. In order to
maintain transparency, all projects must be represented clearly on
a project board in Monday.com. You are responsible for ensuring the
board is always updated and accurate and that information is
accessible to those that need it. Education/Experience/Licensure:
Master' Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing is
Three to five years' experience at RN level in medical center,
private practice or long-term care setting is preferred.
Active State of New Jersey RN and Advanced Practice Nurse License
Active State of New Jersey CDS and DEA License to prescribe and
maintain controlled substances are required.
Certification by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing as an
Advanced Practice Nurse is required.
BLS for providers through the American Heart Association, BCLS,
ACLS and PALS certifications are required.
Physical/Aptitude/Environmental Demands While performing the duties
of this job, an employee will generally be required to sit (i)
during at least 50 % of their work shift; or (ii) at least 4 hours
in a 8 hour shift; and will generally be required to stand (i)
during at least 50 % of their work shift; or (ii) at least 4 hours
in a 8 hour shift. The employee will be required to walk or
ambulate around the office. The employee must have sufficient
vision and use their arms, fingers and/or hands to manipulate and
use office equipment, including but not limited to, telephones,
computers, computer keyboard, and cabinets/drawers. The employee
must be able to occasionally lift and carry approximately 10 pounds
The employee will be occasionally required to stoop, bend, reach,
pull, push, kneel and/or crouch, e.g. to retrieve supplies, stock
cabinets, and file records. The employee must be able to
communicate in a manner that is understood by patients and other
employees. An employee must be able to function and perform their
duties while under the inherent stresses of a busy office setting
with a high volume of patients. Ocean Health Initiatives is firmly
committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to provide
equal employment opportunities to all applicants. Therefore, Ocean
Health does not discriminate on the basis of creed, color, national
origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion,
marital or parental status, alienage, disability, political
affiliation or belief, military or military discharge status. In
accordance with New Jersey Executive order (COVID-19 No.283) in
conjunction with the Federal CDC guidelines, COVID vaccinations are
a requirement for Ocean Health Initiatives as well as many other
Healthcare Organizations. Proof of full vaccination and the booster
shot is required prior to the beginning date of employment. If you
have a medical or religious contraindication, please inform Human
Resources when the offer is extended. #IND1
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