St. Francis Hospital is 376 bed acute care hospital that offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room services. For more information on St. Francis please visit:
St Francis Hospital
Provides independent and collaborative primary healthcare and management of care to women before, during, and after pregnancy, including care of the newborn, in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview, and examination. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Provides care for obstetric patients to include pregnancy induced hypertension, gestational diabetes, multiple gestations, and routine labor management.
Manages patients with epidural infusions, Pitocin protocols, and other labor pharmaceuticals. Performs appropriate emergency interventions and manages complications.
Collaborates with the on-call obstetrician to assess or manage low to moderate risk intrapartum patients. Rounds on OB and postpartum.
Provides education/counseling to patient and patient's family with respect to pregnancy, childbirth, care of the newborn, contraception, family planning, and gynecological care.
Provides care in the context of promoting age and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision-making and the right to self-determination.
Takes part in initial examination of patient, monitors course of pregnancy, advises on proper health practices, takes test as appropriate, and reports any complications to obstetrician
Attends and reassures patient through course of labor, monitors condition of fetus, administers medications, notifies physician of prolonged labor or any complications indicating need for possible surgical intervention.
X Completion of post-graduate midwifery program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) X Required
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
X Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) or Certified Midwife (CM) through the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB).
X Licensed as a Midwife in the State of Georgia
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