Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)

Location
Aurora, CO
Posted
Jun 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing

Job Title (Certified Nurse Midwife / Instructor -Clinical Practice Track)

Position #00008223 - Requisition 09842

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

College of Nursing has an opening for a full-time Certified Nurse Midwife/Instructor - Clinical Practice Track position.



The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

The University of Colorado College of Nursing is seeking a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) for a full-time, benefits-eligible, position with its University Faculty Nurse Midwives (UNM) faculty practice in Aurora, CO (on the Anschutz Medical Campus) to provide antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, well woman and gynecological care to a select population. This position is clinically-based at the faculty rank of Instructor in the non-tenure Clinical Practice Track within the College of Nursing. UNM is a faculty midwifery practice consisting of 19 CNMs.

Faculty Practice Description: UNM works collaboratively within the OB/GYN department and offers women and families many services including individualized care, group prenatal classes, childbirth education, lactation services, mental health services, and referrals to specialty care. UNM provides full-scope midwifery care to women at the Anschutz Medical Campus and inpatient care to the Metro Community Provider's Network (MCPN) clinic patients. UNM believes that women benefit from personalized and comprehensive care that focuses on the patient while including the family in the plan of care. We serve women from many countries and strive to offer culturally appropriate care. This position is a faculty appointment and involvement in the College of Nursing is expected. The nurse-midwife will be part of a midwifery service that has a long and successful history within the University of Colorado system.

Examples of Work Performed:

• Provide full scope care to the gynecologic, antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum patient

• Provide care in the outpatient clinic, triage unit, and intrapartum unit

• Utilize limited obstetric ultrasound skills in the outpatient and inpatient setting

• Attend monthly practice meetings and participate in a minimum of 1-2 practice and/or College of Nursing committees.

• Educate health care team students (APNs, medical students, residents) and actively participate in student evaluations.

• This is a health care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious disease.

• Active participation in health plan contracts.

• Remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current.

Skill and Ability Requirements:

• Independent judgment is necessary to monitor and respond to changes in a client's condition

• Interpersonal skills to work effectively with clients and other members of the health care team

• Proficient use of the electronic medical health record

• Clinical teaching

• Active participation in health plan contracts.

• Remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current.

• Strong collaborative nature

Work Conditions:

Normal patient care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious diseases.

Conditions of Employment:

Applicant must be willing and able to provide full scope contraceptive services and counseling on abortion services.

The salary range for this position has been established at $85,000 and is commensurate with experience and education.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

Application Deadline:

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Review of applications will begin June 18, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.



Required Application Materials:

To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current CV/resume
  3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references)
  4. A copy of current CPR/BLS Certification, and copies of all current licenses (RN, APN, RxN, DEA)


Questions should be directed to Rod DeVriendt (CON.HR@ucdenver.edu).

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing or midwifery
  • Current AMCB certification
  • A minimum of one year of full scope practice providing antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, well woman and gynecological care.
  • Current Board certification as a CNM by date of hire
  • Current RN and APN licensures (Any State) (Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies.) Must have Colorado RN and APN licenses by date of hire.
  • Current Prescriptive Authority (RxN) Licensure (Any State). Must have Colorado RxN license by date of hire.
  • Current DEA license within 18 months of hire.
  • Valid NPI number by date of hire
  • Valid Colorado Medicaid Provider number by date of hire
  • Completed CAQH by date of hire
  • Current BLS and NRP Certification
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current Colorado State RN & APN Licensures
  • Current, active, Colorado Prescriptive Authority & DEA
  • Limited OB ultrasound skills
  • Spanish speaking

Special Instructions to Applicants:Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin June 18, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.



Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:When applying, applicants must include: A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications A current Resume/CV, A copy of current CPR/BLS Certification, and copies of all current licenses (RN, APN, RxN, DEA) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three to five professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20468 - College of Nursing

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jun 9, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Rod DeVriendt

Posting Contact Email: rod.devriendt@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00008223

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