Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Advanced Clinical Practitioner needed for the OB triage unit for CMC Main to work overnights and weekends. The position is under the Department of OBGYN. Duties will include initial evaluation, treatment, and disposition of pregnant patients who present with obstetrical complaints to the OB triage unit. Resident and medical student education and supervision are an integral part of the position.
Incumbents will work the overnight and weekends shifts covering: Monday-Thursday (11PM-5AM) and Friday-Sunday (11pm-7AM).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES •Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, assessments of pregnant patients presenting to OB triage •Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care. •Communication and coordination of care with obstetric team to include interns, residents and attending physicians •Performs common obstetric exams and evaluation such as •Rule out labor/ pre-term labor •Rule out rupture of membranes •Fetal heart tracing interpretation •Pre-eclampsia evaluation •Vaginal bleeding in the 2nd and 3rd trimester •Evaluation of OB trauma •Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications. •Orders and interprets laboratory and radiology examinations. •Determines treatment plan for patient. •Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record. •Acts as a patient advocate for the population served. •Attends, participates and contributes to group/practice meetings and development of policies and procedures when requested.
Education Requirements: Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or Certified Nurse Midwife
Must have DEA and licensure from appropriate governing body.
Experience: Women’s health care and OB experience necessary for consideration.
Internal Number: 122167
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