The Nurse Practitioner works independently and under a
collaborative agreement with the supervising physician and receives
administrative supervision from a clinical departmental
director. The function
of the Women's Healthcare Nurse Practitioner is to provide obstetric
and gynecologic health services to women.
1. Delivers direct care to clients developing therapeutic
plans of care for prevention, management and maintenance of optimum
health for individuals.
2. Assesses, diagnoses, treats,
manages, evaluates, and administers prenatal, postnatal, and family
3. Orders, performs, interprets, evaluates,
and reviews diagnostic studies and procedures.
and dispenses pharmaceuticals per protocol/physician consultation.
5. Performs procedures within their scope of practice.
Provides health education and counseling.
7. Makes referrals to
health care professionals, specialist, and other community agencies
to meet patient needs.
8. Maintains client records in a
systematic format approved by department.
9. Serves as a
consultant and collaborator to/with the health team and clients.
10. Assists other health care employees in the management of client
11. May develop and supervise activities of one or more
satellite health center locations.
1. Successful completion of accredited Women's
Healthcare Nurse Practitioner Program.
2. Current Texas License
as a Women's Healthcare Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive
3. RN Texas license and current registration with
the State Board of Nursing.
4. Current BLS, ACLS, and NRP
5. Minimum one year as a Women's
Healthcare Nurse Practitioner.
6. Knowledgeable of
reimbursement procedures and documentation requirements.
All office equipment - computer, B/P
and saturation monitors, pumps, accucheck machine, fax machine
Maternal and fetal monitoring equipment; Precipitous delivery
equipment; IV /blood draw equipment
Computer; IV /blood draw
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