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Location: Long Beach, California
Type: On Call
Salary: 72,000 - 85,000
Internal Number: 8
The Long Beach Birth Center in Long Beach Ca is currently seeking an experience Midwife, who is eager to assist women in achieving a safe, physiologic birth in an accredited freestanding birth center.
Midwives share practice duties that include office hours as well as shared on-call schedule. They are supported by birth assistants and an excellent administrative staff.
Benefits of a Midwife position with us:Natural deliveriesWater BirthContinuity of CareWorking alongside CNM's, CM's, CPM's
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Our ideal Midwife will administer prenatal care, labor and delivery care, postpartum care and newborn care that are appropriate to community birth settings.
Provide direct care for women in labor, including management of normal delivery in the home or at the birth center when applicable.
Offer education, health counseling, and health advocacy services to clients, families and significant other.
Maintain all client records including charts, lab records, and weekly chart review.
Order appropriate lab tests and referrals, interpret test results and follow-up of abnormal lab reports.
Adhere to Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
Focus on providing high-quality, evidence-based care for women and families.
Have a vision for community projects, while being self-directed, comfortable with independent practice, and the ability to guide Birth Center team members toward optimal service outcomes.
Qualifications and Skills