Senior Certified Nurse Midwife - Obstetrics & Gynecology - Midwifery (90002390)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7071081 (Ref.No. 5050-en_US)
Posted: October 16, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Location: Harris Health System - Ben Taub Hospita

Job Purpose

Provides midwifery care to obstetrical and gynecological patients in accordance with approved midwifery protocols.

Job Duties
  • Provides full scope, evidence-based midwifery care to obstetrical and gynecological patients in accordance with approved midwifery and perinatal guidelines. Provides care within approved credentialing.
  • Manages prenatal patients throughout the course of pregnancy with traditional prenatal care and CenteringPregnancy(R) group prenatal care.
  • Performs triage for pregnant patients with problems or in need of labor evaluation from midwifery clinic sites and others as assigned.
  • Manages normal labor and attends delivery. Manages third stage of labor. Perineal/vaginal repairs as needed. Throughout, provides comprehensive ongoing assessment of maternal, fetal, and newborn status.
  • Identifies deviations from normal, develops plan of care, consults and refers as appropriate. Provides support to the family, includes them in the process and supports breast feeding.
  • Manages postpartum course, including maternal assessment, breast feeding support, referrals as needed and establishes follow up plan.
  • Identifies, manages and consults with physician faculty for obstetrically significant deviations and emergencies.
  • Maintains accurate and complete patient records.
  • Completes all charts according to Harris Health guidelines including chart completion, review of diagnostic tests, and communication with the patient. Review of diagnostic/laboratory tests must be accomplished within a reasonable amount of time.
  • Prescribes medications as appropriate according to guidelines within the delegated prescriptive authority. Maintains documentation of chart review and communication with delegating physician as delineated in the Delegated Prescriptive Authority Texas state requirements.
  • Utilizes E-prescribe as much as possible.
  • Participates in midwifery QA/QI activities, CNM meetings, clinic and Centering meetings, and other meetings/activities as requested.
  • Assumes responsibility for all mandatory training/licensure/and certifications.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Midwifery or Nursing or related field.
  • Experience Required: Two years of relevant work in full-scope midwifery.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration Required: Current licensing as a Registered Nurse and status as an Advanced Practice Nurse/Nurse-midwife by the Texas State Board of Nurse-Examiners. Current certification by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB).
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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