Part-time Certified Nurse Midwife

Location: Lame Deer, MT, United States
Date Posted: 11-21-2017
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
We are seeking a Certified Nurse Midwife  for an available contract opportunity to provide services at  the Indian Health Services,  Northern Cheyenne Service Unit, PHS Indian Health Center, located in Lame Deer, Montana.

Available Position: Certified Nurse Midwife Services at the Crow/Northern Cheyenne Hospital, Crow Agency, Montana 59022.
Work Schedule: One clinic per week from 9:00 am to 4:00 p.m with the option for an additional clinic each week. The schedule shall be coordinated with the Clinical Director.

Period of Performance: 9 months (base) with four 12-month options until September 30, 2022

Major Duties:
The Certified Nurse Midwife provides healthcare, counseling and education to families of childbearing years, women from menarche through menopause, for women with gynecological problems and also for normal neonates. Performs and/or reviews health histories and performs assessment of the woman during antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum. Identifies indicators of risk in pregnancy and performs appropriate interventions. Performs routine laboratory, radiology, screening and therapeutic procedures.
Implements the nurse-midwifery plan of care within prescribed nurse-midwifery interventions and procedures as appropriate and in accordance with nurse-midwifery care. Prescribes appropriate medications and instructs patients effectively in their use during antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum. Refers individuals for consultation when appropriate; prescribes and carries out, therapy in conformance with approved clinical privileges and Billings Area/IHS policy.
Educates individuals in the nature of health related conditions, recommended therapy, and the general promotion of health and prevention of illness/disease.
Conducts initial and periodic health examinations related to women's health for finding physical defects in need of correction, and prescribes and implements remedial treatments required to correct these defects. Administers immunizations to patients in compliance with established IHS and Billings Area policy.
Makes necessary arrangements and authorizes admission of patients to the appropriate hospital. This includes authorization for admission to contract facilities for emergency medical care and surgery. Keeps the Service Unit Director, or designee, informed of PRC (Purchased/Referred Care) admissions.
Records patient-provider transactions in the problem oriented medical record format and completes required data collection, referrals, and medical records as required. Documentation must be completed within 24 hours of the visit.
Assists in the provision of continuing education, on-the-job training, and orientation of Indian Health Service and Tribal staff as required. Assists in the provision of technical/professional assistance to Tribal and community groups as required.
Refers patients and their families to MD's if necessary and Community Health Services personnel (PHN's, nutritionists, social workers, diabetic counselors, behavioral health and WIC) as appropriate to their continued care and follow-up.

Position Requirements/Qualifications: 
The nurse midwife must possess the following to practice as a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM):
(1) Successful completion of an accredited nursing program. Current ACNM certification. Current Montana RN and CNM license with prescriptive authority.
(2) Must have current certification in BLS/ACLS/PALS.


Inquiries about this position are accept by email.

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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