Nurse Midwife
UT Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, TX

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Provides full scope midwifery care to obstetrical patients in accordance with approved midwifery protocols

Additional Summary Specific to Job
Provides full scope midwifery care to obstetrical patients in accordance with approved midwifery protocols
*Manages prenatal visits including ordering and interpreting of laboratory and ultrasound testing. Consultation or referral of patients as required by protocols.
*Manages normal labor and conducts delivery, including assessment of maternal and fetal status, identification of deviations from normal, and management of third stage, episiotomy and perineal repairs.
*Manages postpartum course, including teaching, referrals, contraception, and follow-up.
*Identifies, manages and consults with medical back up for obstetrical emergencies.

*Maintains accurate and complete patient records, including computerized documentation.
*Performs annual well woman examinations.

Organizational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Nursing. No experience required.

Current Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse. Certification as a Nurse Midwife from a program recognized by the American College of Nurse Midwives and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Must be registered as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) in the State of Texas.

Departmental Requirements/Preferences
This opening is for a Nurse Midwife/Nurse Practitioner:
Preferred: One year of work in full-scope midwifery.
New Graduates with delivery experience are welcome to apply.
Preferred: Ability to communicate in Medical Spanish.

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