Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Featured
The Nevada Center for Reproductive Medicine
645 Sierra Rose Dr. Ste 205
OVERVIEW: Promotes and restores patients’ health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients and patients’ families. The Nurse Practitioner at The Nevada Center for Reproductive Medicine (NCRM) is a mid-level provider.
SCOPE: This is an exempt position reporting to the Medical Director.
- ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
(In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, ADA, this description identifies the essential components of the job required to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. Requests for reasonable accommodations to facilitate the performance of these essential functions will be given careful consideration.)
- Performs monitoring & non-monitoring ultrasounds, such as mock cycles, suppression checks, FET, and clomid checks and imaging during embryo transfers.
- Provides medications instructions for IVF cycles including schedules, dosage, and administration.
- Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
- Coordinates and assists with cycle programs as needed.
- Provides general women’s health information and education to patients
- Performs complete history with screening physical exam, including review of systems, general and pelvic exams including cultures, intrauterine insemination, PK tests, and uterine sounding.
- Complete Hx, ultrasounds, physicals and labs for donor patients.
- Follow up on Ovarian Hyperstimulation syndrome
- Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Uses clinical computer software.
- Performs phlebotomy and medication administration.
- Performs sonohysterograms, office hysterosalpingograms and first trimester OB ultrasounds.
- Manages ambulatory GYN complaints throughout patient treatment, as necessary based on program protocols.
- Telephone triage of patient phone calls.
- Provides referrals to appropriate MDs as necessary based on findings.
- Reviews lab data and prescribes when necessary, according to established protocols.
- Acts as clinical resource for support staff.
- Acts as preceptor in training clinical staff.
- Interacts with physicians, counselors, embryologists, ultrasonographers, medical assistants, lab staff, financial and administrative staff for delivery of high quality patient care.
- Completes appropriate paperwork for patient billing.
- Works cooperatively to meet the goals of the program.
- Demonstrates understanding of providing cost effective care.
- Appropriate participation in marketing/promotion of NCRM.
- Some weekends required.
- Acts as an active participant on teams giving input and ideas, treating other team members with respect.
- Assists other clinical departments as needed.
- Covers weekends and holidays as assigned.
- Directs patients to financial department for assistance.
- Attend meetings as requested or notifies organizer if unable to attend.
- Assist with maintaining computerized patient charts.
- Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations, and calling for assistance from other health care support personnel when appropriate.
- Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
- Ensures operation of equipment by following manufacturer’s instructions; reporting malfunctions; helping to evaluate new equipment and techniques.
- Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management and physicians on needed action/changes.
- Participates in professional societies.
- Follows all state regulations regarding professional license.
CONFIDENTIAL AND SENSITIVE INFORMATION:
Ensures confidentiality of all patients’ records and care per confidentiality policy.2.
SCOPE OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Utilizes financial department to provide appropriate information to patients and ensures that patients are financially clearing before beginning of treatment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
Master’s degree in Nursing
Current state license without limitations required.
Preferred 2 years experience in an area of women's health.
Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.
Knowledge of office procedures and office machines (i.e. computer, fax, copier, etc.).
Ability to work as part of a multi disciplinary team.
Ability to remain calm and respond appropriately to all stressful situations.
Ability to communicate accurately and concisely.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Previous ultrasound experience preferred but not required.
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