Annapolis, Maryland

Position Objective:

The nurse mid-wife provides antepartum, intrapartum, family planning, and routine well woman healthcare, including the dissemination of educational material and training to pregnant women.

Essential Job Duties:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Ante partum care: Manage the normal ante partum care of women, including teaching and counseling support. Evaluates clinical findings and reviews results with the client and her family. Functions under established protocols for specific medications and treatments.
  • Intrapartum care: Manages the care of women experiencing an essentially normal delivery. Assesses women in labor at regular intervals to determine progress. Records labor and delivery and signs birth certificate. When required:

  • Starts intravenous infusions

    Performs amniotomies

    Administers analgesia according to protocols

    Obtains necessary lab results

    Administers local anesthesia

    Manages normal spontaneous birth

    Performs and repairs episiotomies and lacerations

    Manages the third stage of labor

    Inspects cervix after birth, if indicated.
  • Ante partum care: Manage the normal ante partum care of women, including teaching and counseling support. Evaluates clinical findings and reviews results with the client and her family. Functions under established protocols for specific medications and treatments.
  • Intrapartum care: Manages the care of women experiencing an essentially normal delivery. Assesses women in labor at regular intervals to determine progress. Records labor and delivery and signs birth certificate. When required:

  • Starts intravenous infusions. Performs amniotomies

    Administers analgesia according to protocols

    Obtains necessary lab results

    Administers local anesthesia

    Manages normal spontaneous birth

    Performs and repairs episiotomies and lacerations

    Manages the third stage of labor

    Inspects cervix after birth, if indicated.
  • Postpartum care: Manages the postpartum care of women, based on assessment of emotional and physical stress. Functions under specific protocols for specific medications and treatments. Instructs and counsels women in regard to health issues.
  • Newborn care: Performs complete assessment of newborn, in and out of hospital setting. Institutes emergency care for newborn, including resuscitation and intubation. Consults and/or refers to physician as indicated.
  • Well-woman health care: Provides routine well-woman health care. Evaluates and treats minor gynecological problems according to established protocols. Consults and refers to physician. Orders lab tests when required and consults clients regarding health issues.
  • Newborn care: Performs complete assessment of newborn, in and out of hospital setting. Institutes emergency care for newborn, including resuscitation and intubation. Consults and/or refers to physician as indicated.
  • Well-woman health care: Provides routine well-woman health care. Evaluates and treats minor gynecological problems according to established protocols. Consults and refers to physician. Orders lab tests when required and consults clients regarding health issues.

  • Educational/Experience Requirements:
    • Ability to function in all areas of nurse-midwifery. Be in agreement with the philosophy of BAMC regarding women health issues.
    Required License/Certifications:
    • Current licensure to practice midwifery in the state of Maryland. Currently covered by medical malpractice insurance.
    Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:

    There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.

    Physical Demands -

    Medium Work

    The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.

    Annapolis, Maryland

    Established in 2019 when Anne Arundel Medical Center and Doctors Community Medical Center came together to form one health system, Luminis Health is sparking a new path forward.  With 595 beds across three hospitals, we currently serve seven counties in the heart of central Maryland.  

     

    Our team is made up of more than 9,000 medical staff, employees and volunteers – all of whom are committed to illuminating new possibilities in health care and for our community. Thanks to them, U.S. News & World Report has deemed AAMC a top hospital in the region and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems has named DCMC a primary stroke center – just to name a few accolades. We have also earned national recognition in cancer care, stroke care, innovation and patient satisfaction. 

     

    We can’t wait to see what’s next.  

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