The OB Coordinator functions under the supervision of the Wilson Care OB/GYN providers, and serves as a liaison between the providers and the OB patients of the practice. Responsibilities include patient education, communication, clinical procedures, and making referrals. The OB Coordinator is the primary point of contact for OB patients of the practice, has the additional responsibility of monitoring patient compliance with pregnancy and post-partum related appointments and testing. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *1. Meets with each OB patient and plans the process for patient education and testing, establishing and communicating expectations for the patient as well as the practice.*2. Manages the process of patient compliance with established protocol for testing and education.*3. Collects, interprets, documents, and communicates information and data that is relevant to the patient's care. Completes forms upon request for the benefit of the patient and/or practice.*4. Under the supervision of the physician, educates patient in a timely manner on pregnancy and post-partum topics.*5. Performs blood draws for OB panel, administers medications, and performs glucose tolerance tests, UA's, NST's and ultrasound tests according to protocol and as needed.*6. Serves as the primary point of contact for patient questions, including questions generated at the time of the office visit, or by telephonic, written, or electronic communication, with the expectation of meeting the patients' needs. Communicates appropriately with providers in the process of responding to patient concerns. *7. Prepares educational materials for OB packets, ensuring that the materials are current and accurate, and approved by Wilson Care OB providers.*8. Reviews medical history of potential OB patients who are new to the practice for the purpose of appropriateness in preparation for scheduling within the practice.*9. Serve as liaison between the Wilson Care OB/GYN office and the WMH OB Department with regard to scheduling, medical policy and procedural issues, and childbirth education.*10. Schedules diagnostic and C-Section procedures, and ensures that pre-authorization is completed for such procedures.*11. Maintains continuing education and professional credentials; completes mandatory inservices on time; performs clinical compliance and quality control measures according to Wilson Care are policies and procedures and all applicable laws and regulations. *12. Performs all duties in a thorough, professional, and compassionate manner.PERFORMS ADDITIONAL DUTIES AS ASSIGNED WITHIN SCOPE OF THE RESPONSIBILITY.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited school of professional nursing.Minimum of two years OB experience required.LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizations.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Current license as RN in the state of OhioMaintain current certification in BLS. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand long periods of time, walk, use hands to finger, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and hold items away from self for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, or balance and smell.The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and the ability to read computer screens.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Wilson Memorial Hospital - 17 months ago