Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. Certified Nurse Midwife in Fairfield, California

Job Description

COMPANY PROFILE:

CHSi supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners in austere, remote, and security challenged environments outside the continental United States. With over 40 years of experience providing a full range of medical services, CHSi medical management solutions are comprehensive, responsive, and reliable. Our unique service delivery approach, international recruiting network, and proprietary processes and systems deliver secure and compliant solutions. Through solid performances in the U.S. and its territories, and in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Africa, CHSi’s solutions are built on a foundation of field-tested best practices. The CHSi service delivery approach includes onsite health centers, a national network of highly credentialed board certified medical staff, and medical readiness teams.

SCOPE:

The Registered Nurse, Case Manager shall perform a full range of certified nursing services. The Certified Nurse, Case Manager shall meet or exceed the industry standards in accordance with established principles, practices and ethics of a Registered Nurse. The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency that enables the Army, Navy, and Air Force medical services to provide a medically ready force and ready medical force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime. The DHA supports the delivery of integrated, affordable, and high quality health services to Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries and is responsible for driving greater integration of clinical and business processes across the MHS.

*This position is notional and contingent upon contract award. *

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.

LOCATION:

This position is based Travis Air Force Base, CA.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform and/or provide direction and support for the following services:

  • Provide comprehensive primary care to women from menarche through menopause.

  • Plan and manage prenatal, postpartum, well woman gynecologic, family planning and pre-conceptual care.

  • Participate in the care of women with medical complications.

  • Consult, collaborate and refer with Obstetricians-Gynecologists.

  • Manage the care of normal antepartum women to include teaching, counselling and support.

  • Take a health history and perform and record the obstetrical physical evaluation.

  • Collect, document, and evaluate patient data.

  • Assess patient needs, formulate, and implement a plan of care for each patient consistent with established guidelines.

  • Manage antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum care.

  • Manage and control normal spontaneous deliveries; record the labor and delivery.

  • Perform and record physical evaluation of newborns.

  • Conduct normal newborn care including nutrition, elimination and activity.

  • Maintain all required patient records and report pertinent information.

  • Prescribe medications, as required, in accordance with MTF privileges.

Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing.

  • Graduate from a certified nurse midwife education program accredited by the American College of Nurse Midwives.

  • Certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board.

  • Current certification from the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP).

Required Experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy.

  • Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goals.

  • Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

  • Greets and receives patients and directs them to appropriate care.

  • Receives and screens telephone calls.

  • Files and maintains Healthcare records.

  • Files healthcare reports in health records.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

  • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.

  • May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs.

Comprehensive Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.

Job Location

Fairfield, California, US

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular