Coney Island Hospital: Certified Nurse Midwife – Brooklyn, NY

Author - May 30, 2017

Responsibilities: The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) will provide Labor and Gynecology services according to the guidelines as established by the ACNM Standards of Practice, the CNM State Regulations s, and the protocols of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Certified Nurse Midwife will consult, collaborate, and refer as indicated according to the state regulations, and prescribe, order, administer or dispense medications in accordance with prescriptive authority

Qualifications:

  • Current NYS license
  • Board Certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives
  • Multi-lingual ability preferred

Overview:

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of over 2,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. EOE M/F/D/V

Serving the southern Brooklyn community since 1875, Coney Island Hospital is Brooklyn’s most modern community hospital providing patients with the highest quality care. Coney Island Hospital is care for the “whole person” and seek to heal patients, their families, and its diverse community in a way that respects both individuality and culture.

certified nurse midwife

Nurse midwives function as primary healthcare providers for women and most often provide medical care for relatively healthy women, whose births are considered uncomplicated and not “high risk,” as well as their neonates. Often, women with high-risk pregnancies can receive the benefits of midwifery care from a nurse-midwife in collaboration with a physician. Nurse-midwives may work closely or in collaboration, with an obstetrician & gynecologist, who provides consultation and/or assistance to patients who develop complications or have complex medical histories or disease(s).

Nurse-midwives practice in hospitals and private practice medical clinics and may also deliver babies in birthing centers and attend at-home births. Some work with academic institutions as professors. They are able to prescribe some medications, treatments, medical devices, therapeutic and diagnostic measures. Nurse midwives, in most cases they provide medical care to women from puberty through menopause, including care for their newborn (neonatology), antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and nonsurgical gynecological care. In some cases, nurse midwives may also provide care to the male partner, in areas of sexually transmitted diseases and reproductive health, of their female patients. Currently, 2% of nurse-midwives are men.

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