This job provides advice, care and support for women who have been determined to be low risk as determined by physician examination, their partners and families during the pre-conceptual, antenatal, intra-natal, and post natal periods.
What you’ll do:
The Midwife will assess, examin, and recommend dispositions on low risk maternity and women's health care clients.
The Midwife will also work in the Alternative Birthing Center.
This job works under the supervision of the Medical Director or approved staff physician and in association with the PCCs, staff nurses, and discharge coordinator in the planning, implementation and evaluation of medical and nursing care; and assumes responsibility for primary and urgent medical management, emergency stabilization of all critically ill patients, staff development and education, patient education and discharge planning.
What we offer
Competitive base salary
Generous Benefit Package
Ochsner qualifies for Federal 503 loan forgiveness programs
Current State of Louisiana Registered Nurse License
Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license
Current certification by the American Midwifery Certification Board as a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) provider certificates
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
Internal Number: 00081490
About Ochsner Health
Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana’s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit www.ochsner.org.