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Job No. 149596

  • Job Title:
  • PS Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Employer:
  • University of Utah
  • Location:
  • Salt Lake City , UT
  • Posting Date:
  • 24-May-2023
  • Description:
  • Job Summary
    The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) hired into this position will manage the general health needs of women throughout the life cycle. The position requires a considerable degree of independent skills and judgment necessary to monitor and respond to changes in patients’ condition.
    As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patientcare, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.
    Essential Functions
    · Provide evidence-based care to women including ordering and evaluation of diagnostic tests and management of minor complications.
    · Provide inpatient (CNM) and outpatient obstetrical care for essentially healthy women.
    · Provide individualized client teaching, counseling and anticipatory guidance for the current identified problem, weeks’ gestation, and social/cultural situation.
    · Perform accurate comprehensive health history, review of systems and physical examination, concluding with diagnosis and treatment.
    · Perform a comprehensive physical examination to identify the normal and abnormal changes associated with health and disease states.
    · Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic procedures and tests, as indicated by the history and physical examination, for pregnancy, acute and common primary care conditions.
    · Develop differential diagnoses based on clinical and laboratory data.
    · Differentiate and manage common primary care problems and other deviations from normal. Recognize emergencies and initiate emergency care/triage.
    · Manage the general health needs of women throughout the life cycle. Initiate health promotion and disease prevention strategies that consider the individual’s age, developmental status, disability, culture, ethnicity, and sexual orientation to address their physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs.
    · Participate in the care of women with medical complications in collaboration with Obstetricians-Gynecologists and /or other physicians and health professionals as indicated and by sharing and receiving referrals for care with other professionals.
    · Complete necessary documentation appropriately, including coding and billing.
    · Instruct, supervise/precept and serve as mentor to students and trainees in medicine and nursing as assigned. Ensure a positive learning environment.
    · Contribute to site-specific quality improvement and data collection efforts.
    · Perform other duties as assigned.

    Problem Solving

    Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
    Ability to provide care to the population served.
    Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.
    Demonstrated leadership, human relations and effective communication skills.
    Demonstrated clinical competence and in-depth knowledge of specialty area.
    Demonstrated teaching and research skills.
    Minimum Qualifications
    Current licensure to practice as a Certified Nurse Midwife in the State of Utah.
    Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association, or obtain within one month of hire, as determined by credentialing.
    Utah State prescriptive privileges.
    National certification as a Nurse Midwife.
    This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

    Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


    This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • United States
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