An active Kentucky Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license.
A Nurse Midwife Certification is required.
Employment is contingent upon the University’s verification of credentials as required by state law and University policies.
sitting, standing, lifting, etc.
Mostly Monday-Friday, days, Call Coverage and weekend/evening shifts as required
Under a collaborative agreement with a physician; the certified nurse midwife (CNM) is an advanced practice provider who in collaboration with an attending physician is responsible for the assessment, plan, implementation and evaluation of nurse midwifery care delivered to antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum, and newborn patients.
The CNM performs physical exams, collects and documents data, manages labor and spontaneous delivery, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, and prescribes appropriate interventions and medications.
The CNM practice includes primary as well as specialized care provided at UK Health Care’s WomenKind Clinic and UKHC Chandler Medical Center’s birthing center.
The CNM promotes safety and quality in clinical care, contributes to research and teaching, and provides leadership in the organization.
IEBC – Internal Employee Being Considered
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Microsoft Office basics
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
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