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Certified Nurse Midwife - Med Surg

Company: Peak Vista Community Health
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Certified Nurse Midwife Certified Nurse Midwife Taking Healthcare to New Heights Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to provide exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers. We provide primary care services (medical, dental and behavioral healthcare) through 24 outpatient health centers in El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong "Hospitality" culture. Our organization has over 900 employees and serves over 89,000 patients in the Pikes Peak region. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC). Are you looking for an opportunity to provide full scope of midwifery services including GYN services? Seeking a great quality of life AND a rewarding professional opportunity? Peak Vista is seeking an experienced Certified Nurse Midwife to join our team of excellent practitioners. Must be licensed to practice in Colorado or be eligible to obtain a CO license. Prescriptive authority preferred. Must be comfortable in providing care to all age groups and be able to serve in a full-time capacity in our Women's Health Center. This position is an excellent opportunity for career growth, providing a wide variety of opportunities and excellent mentorship. Provide full scope of midwifery services including GYN services throughout the life cycle, prenatal education and support, attending childbirth, providing encouragement during labor and delivery, and supervising the general care of women and children directly after birth. Provides care to women during normal pregnancies and deliveries and calls on obstetricians or other physicians if complications develop. A minimum of 2 years of full scope midwifery experience is required to be considered for this position. Essential Job Responsibilities: Performs the nursing duties related to midwifery including gynecological exams, preconception care, prenatal care, labor and delivery care, care after birth, newborn care, disease prevention, family planning, health maintenance counseling, and menopausal management. Educates women about different types of care available and encourages them to enhance their pregnancy by being involved. Emphasizes patient education, active participation, clear communication between the provider and the woman, and an individualized health care experience. Advocates birth education, natural childbirth, and the participation of the entire family. Writes prescriptions as needed. Serves as OB/GYN team member working closely with physicians and other staff to ensure healthy pregnancies and deliveries. Provides emotional and social support to all of our patients. Oversees the medical care of assigned pregnant patients under the supervision of a physician. Provides support to mother and family. Teaches patients about elements of mother-baby bonding, protecting from inadequate heat, overstimulation, noisy/brightly lit environments, cuddling/hugging, recognizing signs of infant pain/discomfort, and breast feeding. Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus. Acquire and maintain Active Inpatient Medical Staff privileges at a partner hospital system Cover at least one 24 hour inpatient coverage shift per week in conjunction with a physician team member. Compensation (Pay): $123,071.52 to $151,362.45/annually, based on experience. Other compensation may include signing bonuses, rural differentials, and relocation reimbursement. Benefits: Medical - Dental - Vision - Life - STD - LTD 403(b) Retirement with Company Match Paid Time Off Paid Continuing Medical Education Tuition Assistance Program Perks Rewards Employee Assistance Program Summary of Benefits: Additionally, because Peak Vista is a FQHC, the provider's malpractice insurance is covered through FTCA government funds. Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug and alcohol free workplace. PVCHC participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's I-9 to data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration Records. To learn more, visit: In order to protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, Peak Vista Community Health Centers (PVCHC) now requires all employees to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 or apply for and be granted a medical and/or religious exemption. For more information on PVCHC's response to COVID-19, please visit our website at

Keywords: Peak Vista Community Health, Colorado Springs , Certified Nurse Midwife - Med Surg, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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