Midwifery Faculty Fellow/Certified Nurse-Midwife

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University of ColoradoDenver | Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing |University Nurse Midwives

Position Title: MidwiferyFaculty Fellow

Specialty: CertifiedNurse-Midwife (CNM)

Position location: Aurora,CO 80045

Position # 00604450Requisition # 15308

The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

The College of Nursing has an opening for a full-time MidwiferyFaculty Fellow position.

 The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is apublic research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees thanany other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation,award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highlyrated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receivesover $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide arrayof health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora,Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs aretaught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtownDenver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located stepsfrom the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording ourstudents, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional,community, recreational and cultural outlets.

 A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz isthe only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and thelargest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one ofthe newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. Withsix schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce ofthe future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place.This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledgeto travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

 The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among thetop institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessionaleducation, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine,Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health SciencesLibrary; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus area biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CUAnschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and fivefirst-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside facultymembers who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expertclinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for researchand innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards eachyear and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since2002. 

 Nature of Work:The University of Colorado College of Nursing is seeking a CertifiedNurse-Midwife (CNM) for a full-time (1.0 FTE), benefits-eligible, MidwiferyFaculty Fellow position with its University Nurse Midwives (UNM) practice inAurora, CO. This practice position is a12 month limited appointment spanning from July 1, 2019 through June 30,2020.  It is full scope including theprovision of antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, well woman and gynecologicalcare to a diverse population of women seeking midwifery care and includes aFaculty Fellow level, clinical practice track appointment within the College ofNursing. Midwifery Fellowship (MF) Description:The Fellowship is open to all CNMs who have been certified withinthe past 12 months, but have not worked longer than 6 months as a CNM. The MFwill work full-time (approximately 4 shifts a week) for UNM. Two shifts a weekare in the UNM Outpatient Clinic from 0730-1700, and two are in OBED/Labor andDelivery from 1900-0700, weekdays and weekends. One of the outpatient clinics is a Fellow specific continuity clinic. The OBED shifts are built as anInterprofessional Education rotation where the MF is paired with the Ob/GynIntern in managing night OBED and normal births and is additionally supportedby the OB team and CNM. The fellowship also may include 2-weeks, eitherconsecutively or separately, of travel to an international birth center site inGuatemala, or work within the Indian Health Service system. Expenses related tothe travel are not covered by the University of Colorado College of Nursing.The MF will have mentorship, along with assigned curriculum, designed tosupport both learning as a new graduate and involvement in a presentablequality improvement (QI) or midwifery practice project.  Supervision Received: Work is performed independently under the general direction andauthority of the UNM Director, within the College of Nursing (CON) facultypractices, and the Associate Dean for Community and Clinical Affairs. Inaddition, the MF is supervised by the Fellowship Director and FellowshipCoordinator and will have monthly meetings with a primary CNM mentor and asecondary CNM mentor. 

Supervision Exercised: Student supervision may occur during clinical placements in theoutpatient clinic after orientation.

 Examples of Work Performed:
  • Provide full scope care to gynecologic, antepartum, intrapartum,and postpartum patients
  • Utilize limited obstetric ultrasound skills, as able
  • Attend monthly practice meetings
  • Active participation in health plan contracts
  • Remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialingmaterials stay current
Skill and Ability Requirements:
  • Independent judgment is necessary to monitor and respond tochanges in a client’s condition
  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively with clients and othermembers of the health care team
  • Proficient use of the electronic medical health record
  • Participate in activities to grow and develop practice
  • Active participation in health plan contracts
  • Remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialingmaterials stay current
Salary and Benefits:Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services. The Universityof Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment forour faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, weconduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

 The ImmigrationReform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons withdisabilities.

 Yourtotal compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University ofColorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributionsthat add to your bottom line.

  Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.TotalCompensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

 Diversityand Equity:

Pleaseclick here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx  TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

QualificationsConditions of Employment:
  • Must have valid CO Medicaid Provider number by date of hire.
  • Must have valid CAQH provider number by date of hire.
  • RN and APN licensed in the State of Colorado by the date of hire. 
  • Registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies and in good standing with DORA or any other state licensing governance board)
  • Applicant must be willing and able to provide full scope contraceptive services and counseling on abortion services
  • Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing or midwifery in the past 12 months
  • Current AMCB certification
  • Current RN & APN Licensures.
  • Current, active, Colorado Prescriptive Authority & DEA (or in process)
  • Current BLS and NRP Certification
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) experience
  • Preferences:
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Interest in clinical teaching
  • Limited OB ultrasound skills

  • Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Dec 10, 2018
    Unposting Date: Ongoing




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    Posted: 2/9/2019
    Application Due: 4/10/2019
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