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Certified Mid-Wife
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The nurse-midwife, under the general supervision of a licensed physician and surgeon, will independently manage women's healthcare, focusing particularly on pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period, care of the newborn, and the family planning and gynecological needs of women. Obtain consultation, collaborative management or referral as indicated by the health status of the client. Provide emergency care as indicated.

Job Qualifications
An active license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of California. Successful completion of a Master's level Nurse Midwifery program that is recognized and certified through the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) and the California Board of Registered Nursing. Nurse Midwife license and ACNM Certification. BCLS and Neonatal Resuscitation Certification. Function under the Certified Nurse Midwife Practice Guidelines which have been established and annually reviewed. Skill in comparing/inspecting patient care and judging whether it is similar to or different from prescribed standards. Ability to speak on a one-to-one basis to persons of various social, cultural, economic or educational backgrounds, using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain information, explain policies and procedures, provide information or resolve conflicts. Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are changes in workload, changes in assignments, pressures of deadlines, competitive requirements and/or a heavy workload. Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal supervision. Skill in working with frequent interruptions and distractions, under conditions of fluctuating workload. Skill in using the Epic Electronic Medical Records. Nurse Midwife Furnishing Number.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.