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Thomas Jefferson Univ Advanced Practice Provider - Nurse Midwife - Abington in Abington, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 9241270SHIFTTwo 12 hour labor and delivery shifts per week at Abington Hospital - Jefferson HealthTwo 8 hour clinics per week at one of more of the following locations (weekends included):Jefferson Health North EastAbington Primary Obstetrics and Gynecologythe Gyn Center at AbingtonAbington Obstetrics and GynecologyWomenCareWomens Health Care GroupPRIMARY FUNCTION:The Midwife serves as a member within the General Division in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is eligible for faculty appointment in the College of Health Professions, Midwifery and Women's Health Programs. The midwife is responsible for full-scope midwifery care. The midwife provides independent clinical management of essentially healthy people, including: routine office well gynecologic care, management of minor gynecologic issues, antepartum/intrapartum/postpartum care, and immediate care of the newborn. The midwife will work in the hospital and office-based care settings as a member of a collaborative care team. The care team consists of OB/GYNs, midwives, NPs, RNs, social workers, and medical assistants.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assessment and ManagementPerforms complete history and physicals and documents in the medical record.Orders and collects data using appropriate assessment techniques, relevant supporting diagnostic information and diagnostic procedures where indicated.Provides well person gynecologic care, treatment of minor gynecologic conditions, family planning care, STI diagnosis/treatment, and antepartum/postpartum care in the office-based setting.Provides intrapartum/immediate postpartum care to clients of any/all practices at Abington Hospital- Jefferson Health. The midwife would independently care for people with essentially normal labor and spontaneous vaginal deliveries, precept and teach midwifery students, residents and medical, participate in postpartum rounds.Care is provided in a collaborative, team based approach. The need for consultation, collaboration, and/or referral is based on jointly developed practice guidelines to optimize the physical, social, and emotional needs of our clientele.DiagnosisCollaborates with interdisciplinary health care team in making diagnoses.Manages diagnostic tests through ordering, interpretation, performance, and supervision.Formulates differential diagnoses by priority.Diagnoses complications and orders appropriate interventionsFormulates Plan of CareIdentifies expected outcomes from diagnosis, and formulates and documents a plan of care to address complex acute and chronic health care needs.Utilizes evidenced based practice guidelines and protocols in an individualized, dynamic plan of care that can be applied across the continuum.Implements and modifies plan of care.Prescribes diagnostic strategies and therapeutic interventions.May perform advanced procedures consistent with privileges and competency validation.DocumentationDocuments/dictates key components of patient's progress via daily progress note, transfer, and discharge summary, and or clinic note where applicable. (handp, daily progress notes, plan of care, problem lists, procedure notes, acute event note, discharge summaries, in medical record per specific patient unit or service, death summary)Documentation is timely, meets acute care compliance standards and captures patient acuity.Communication and CollaborationMaintains ongoing communication and collaboration with interdisciplinary health care team.Facilitates and communicates with patient, family and staff to promote continuity of care across the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care.Professional PracticeDemonstrates Professional Practice behaviors including: preceptor/mentoring, education and instruction of graduate students.Seeks opportunities for active engagement in research and the analysis of evidenced based practice.Will participate in various Department, University, and Hospital committees; attend meetings within the Division, and other divisions at th