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Certified Midwife or Nurse Midwife

Caremount Medical - Clinical Rhinebeck, NY

  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

Currently, CareMount Medical is looking to grow our collaborative practice is nestled in the beautiful Hudson Valley of New York State along the Hudson River. This area of New York is rich with history, recreation, excellent schools and is an hour and a half from New York City. The practice is affiliated with Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck. Births are attended at the Neugarten Birth Center within the hospital with excellent nursing and physician support for low tech birth.

The Northern OB/GYN department of CareMount Medical consists of 3 obstetrician/ gynecologists, 2 midwives, one gynecologist and a physician assistant. Midwives are responsible for both OB and GYN care of clients in offices in Rhinebeck and Kingston.

Position Overview: The Certified Midwife provides care and treatment to women throughout their lifetime including sexual health and contraception; prenatal, birth and postnatal health; and gynecologic health from adolescent through menopause.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to the following):
· Participates in initial examination of obstetrical patient, and in collaboration with the MD, shares responsibility for care, treatment, and delivery of patient.
· Examines patient during pregnancy, utilizing physical findings, laboratory test results and patient’s statements to evaluate condition and ensure that patient’s progress is normal.
· Discusses case with Obstetrician to assure observation of specified practices.
· Instructs patient in diet and prenatal health practices.
· Stays with patient during labor to reassure patient and to administer medication.
· Delivers infant and performs postpartum examinations and treatments to ensure that patient and infant are responding normally.
· When deviations from standard are encountered during pregnancy or delivery, administers stipulated emergency measures, and arranges for immediate contact of Obstetrician.
· Visits patient during postpartum period in hospital to instruct patient in care of self and infant and examine patient.
· Maintains records of cases for inclusion in established medical file.
· Conducts classes for groups of patients and families to provide information concerning pregnancy, childbirth, and family orientation.

Performance Requirements:
· Knowledge of CareMount Medical policies, regulations, and procedures to administer patient care.
· Adheres to all CareMount Medical’s policies and procedures including OSHA and HIPAA guidelines.
· Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
· Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
· Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods, and techniques to provide on-going patient care.
· Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance.
· Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public. Ability to maintain quality control standards.
· Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
· Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines, and procedures and the ability to communicate clearly.

Qualifications and Education:
• Master’s degree and Midwifery certificate
• Completion of Midwifery, Completion of Midwifery Education Program
• Four years of clinical Midwifery experience, required with references
• Current NYS Midwife License and AMCB certification
• Working knowledge of NextGen Practice Management preferred

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMAND: Requires full range of body motion including moving and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time. Occasionally exerts up to 100 pounds of force, such as assisting patients in arising from the exam table, pushing patients in wheelchairs, or assisting patients into/out of wheelchairs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: May require frequent exposure to communicable diseases and body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other substances and conditions common to a medical office/healthcare environment. Requires use of telephone and computer, potentially for long periods of time. Requires driving to hospitals and CareMount Medical locations other than their primary CareMount office location. Subject to irregular or flexible hours.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. CareMount is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

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Why Work Here?

New York's largest, physician-owned, multi specialty group.

CareMount Medical, P.C. is the largest independent multispecialty medical group in New York State, providing comprehensive medical care of the highest quality to over 640,000 patients in more than 45 locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster counties and New York City. Founded in 1946 as Mount Kisco Medical Group, CareMount has grown to over 600 physicians and advanced practice professionals representing more than 40 different medical specialties. CareMount is affiliated with world-class organizations including Massachusetts General Hospital, Mount Sinai Health System, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. CareMount offers on-site laboratory and radiology services, endoscopy and infusion suites, and operates eight urgent-care centers. Our physicians are frequently recognized as best doctors in respected publications and have been featured in lists including New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors,” Westchester and Hudson Valley Magazine’s “Top Doctors” as well as in Castle Connolly Medical’s “Top Doctors.” For additional information about CareMount Medical and its specialties, please visit: www.caremountmedical.com. CareMount Medical is a registered service mark of CareMount Medical P.C.
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