The Nurse Practitioner should have a current understanding of an OB Clinic and Guidelines regarding the treatment and care of patients seen. This individual must be self motivated, flexible, and willing to work in a fast-paced environment. A high level of professionalism which allows him/her to deliver effective verbal and written communications to clinic patients, physicians, as well as co-workers is essential. This person should be willing to learn other clinic tasks as needed. He/she will work in conjunction with all clinic staff personnel.
Provides age appropriate care to all patient populations (individuals, families and/or groups in a variety of settings including but not limited to institutions and private clinics).
Performs/completes medical assessments including history, physical and specific prenatal, gynecological and family planning assessments as needed.
Formulates diagnosis based on data collection and within the practitioner's scope of practice.
Utilizes specific clinical protocols and supervised by the Medical Director/alternative physician, informs and provides prenatal care, education and treatment to normal and other at-risk patients.
Assists with implementing protocols and policies for scope of practice.
Ensures all clinic policies and procedures are followed per protocol and oversees upgrades/revisions to existing policies and procedures.
Calls referrals, seeks consultation with specialists and ensures follow-up to enhance the continuum of care.
Maintains expertise in the latest trends and medical management in obstetrical and gynecological area to effectively utilize the nursing process in educating patients and healthcare team members.
Ensures daily maintenance and quality control practices are performed by staff.
Institutes QA and PI programs to improve delivery of care to clinic patients and to streamline operations to enhance and augment service at all levels.
Ensures complete medical and demographic information is entered into computer system and medical chart to meet JCAHO requirements.
Ensures appropriateness of clinical documentation of patient visits and demographics for billing purposes.
Obstetrical and gynecological experience preferred.
Master's of Science Degree or Advance Nurse Practitioner with specialties in Women's Health or Family Practice licensed by Texas Board of Nurse Examiners.
Current RN licensure in the State of Texas.
Evidence of Texas Board of Nurse Examiners (TXBNE) recognition as an APN. Certified as an APN by credentialing body (AANP or ANNC).
Strong leadership, problem-solving, good organizational, and communication skills.
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