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University of Colorado Certified Nurse Midwife / Instructor in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing

Certified Nurse Midwife / Instructor in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track

Position #605732

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado College of Nursing is seeking a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) for a 1.0 FTE, benefits-eligible, position with its University Nurse Midwives (UNM) faculty practice in Aurora, CO (on the Anschutz Medical Campus) to provide antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, well woman and gynecological care to a select population. This position is clinically-based, and includes an instructor level, non-tenure clinical practice track appointment within the College of Nursing. The University of Colorado, College of Nursing currently has three academic midwifery faculty practices and a midwifery education program.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care./Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here/.

Faculty Practice Description:

UNM works collaboratively within the OB/GYN department and offers families many services including individualized care, group prenatal care, childbirth education, lactation services, mental health services, and referrals to specialty care with the University of Colorado and UCHealth systems. UNM provides full-scope midwifery care to individuals at the Anschutz Medical Campus and inpatient care to the STRIDE clinic patients. UNM believes that families benefit from personalized and comprehensive care that focuses on the individual while including the family in the plan of care. The practice provides care to families from many countries and strive to offer culturally appropriate care. This position is a faculty appointment and involvement in the College of Nursing is expected. The nurse-midwife will be part of a midwifery service that consists of 19 CNMs and has a long and successful history within the University of Colorado system.

Examples of Work Performed:

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· Provide full scope care to the gynecologic, antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum client

· Provide care in the outpatient clinic, OB ED unit, and Labor & Delivery unit

· Utilize limited obstetric ultrasound skills in the outpatient and inpatient setting

· Attend monthly practice meetings and participate in a minimum of 1-2 practice and/or College of Nursing committees.

· Educate health care team students (APNs, medical students, residents) and actively participate in student evaluations.

· Perform work in a health care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious disease.

· Actively participate in health plan contracts.

· Remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits:https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

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• Graduate from an accredited school of nursing or midwifery

• Current AMCB certification

• A minimum of two years of full scope practice providing antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, well woman and gynecological care

• Current RN, APN and RxN licensures in good standing (Any State)

oCould be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies. Must have Colorado licensures by date of hire.

Conditions of Employment:

•Must be willing and able to provide full scope contraceptive services and counseling on abortion services.

•Must be willing and able to obtain Colorado RN, APN, RxN licenses by date of hire.

•Must be willing and able to obtain current board certification as a CNM by date of hire

•Must be willing and able to obtain current DEA license within 18 months of hire.

•Must be willing and able to obtain valid NPI number by date of hire

•Must be willing and able to obtain valid Colorado Medicaid Provider number by date of hire

•Must be willing and able to complete CAQH and all credentialing requirements prior to by date of hire.

•Must be willing and able to obtain current BLS/CPR certification by date of hire.

•Must be willing and able to actively participation in health plan contracts.

•Must be willing and able to remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current.

•Must be willing and able to work in a normal patient care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious diseases.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Colorado State RN & APN Licensures

  • Current, active, Colorado Prescriptive Authority & DEA

  • Limited OB ultrasound experience

  • Experience utilizing bilingual skills (Spanish/English) at a conversation level in a clinical setting

Competencies:

  • Exceptional independent judgment to monitor and respond to changes in a client’s condition

  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively with clients and other members of the health care team

  • Skilled in the use of the electronic medical health record

  • Excellent knowledge of and ability to perform clinical teaching

  • Ability to effectively develop and promote practice

  • Strong collaborative nature

  • Willingness and ability to actively participate in health plan contracts

  • Ability to remain credentialed by the health plans and ensure credentialing materials stay current

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Certified Nurse Midwife / Instructor in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 17273

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