Certified Nurse Midwife -Per Diem
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: March 13, 2023
Independently manages the care of low-risk women during
antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods. Co-manages higher
risk patients when determined appropriate by CNM and MD. Provides
standard maternity care and counseling to women, adhering to the
standards of the American College of Nurse Midwives, procedures and
instructions regulated by the State Nurse Practice Act and The
Permanente Medical Group.
- ANTEPARTUM Evaluates patient's general and obstetrical health
status Determines pregnancy status, duration of gestation,
presentation, and position of fetus, fetal heart rate, and
determines whether all statistics are within normal limits. Obtains
an accurate medical, obstetrical, gynecological and social history
and an account of the course of the present pregnancy. Observes
signs of the member's general and obstetrical health status.
Performs all appropriate physical examinations appropriate to CNM
care needed, including the pap smear, breast examination, and
pelvic examination. Records all findings of examinations, histories
and significant observations on patient's chart. Consults with
appropriate MD regarding any abnormal findings. Orders appropriate
lab and medical imaging studies as needed. Institutes preventative
measures and detects abnormal conditions. Obtains consultation and
assistance from ancillary services as needed. Teaches, counsels,
and guides individual members regarding their individual health
care. Teaches antepartum classes as needed in individual
facilities. Evaluates maternal general health status and well
- INTRAPARTUM Performs medical screening exam to diagnose labor.
Independently manages the care of low risk women during labor and
delivery, under the supervision of a physician. Co-manages higher
risk patients when determined appropriate by CNM and MD. Performs
facility specific standardized procedures. Evaluates patient for
appropriate pain management. Includes requesting epidural for women
- POSTPARTUM Provides health supervision, care, teaches family
planning, and prescribes contraception to women during the
- Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on
a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right
to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such
positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are
generally implemented only after notice is given to affected
- N/A Education
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. License,
- Current and valid California R.N. license, California Nurse
Midwife certificate, A.C.N.M. certification required by date of
- BLS certification required
- Current and valid DEA registration number specific to our
practice at Kaiser to be obtained within one (1) year of hire at
- Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI,
prior to employment start date.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
- Three (3) years of experience as a C.N.M. with in the last
three (3) years preferred.
- Current and valid California Nurse-Midwife furnishing
certification (including any needed education in pharmacy) and
didactic education and supervised clinical experience in third
trimester limited obstetric ultrasound preferred OR to be obtained
at midwife's expense within one year of hire.
Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
Keywords: Kaiser, San Leandro , Certified Nurse Midwife -Per Diem, Healthcare , San Leandro, California
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