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Position Number
7641802
Department
OB/GYN
Category
Clinical
Compensation Max
USD $76,799.00/Yr.
Compensation Min
USD $59,076.00/Yr.
US-VA-Norfolk

Overview

This position will function as an independent nurse primarily in the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and General Obstetrics and Gynecology divisions. The RN will provide care to and in support of patients to include coordinating resources, scheduling appointments, coordinating referrals, follow up care, patient education, and other resources as identified for patients.   This integral position is a part of the Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Center Program designed to decrease fragmentation of care and coordinate services.  In addition to supporting the clinical and educational needs of the patient, the position will enhance patient access and ease of clinical evaluation for referring physicians and services. 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Build a strong working relationship with referring physicians and specialty providers
  • Participate in the implementation of a comprehensive Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Center Program
  • Provide individual nursing care and education to address the needs of the patient
  • Assist physician in addressing patient questions and concerns
  • Improve patient knowledge and understanding of treatment options and plans
  • Promote informed patient decision making
  • Ensure timeliness in scheduling patient appointments
  • Facilitate referrals to consultants in collaborative care as directed by the physician
  • Manage patients through the electronic health record ensuring that patients are monitored through their active treatment plan
  • Assist with tracking metrics and statistics as requested
  • Document all patient encounters within the electronic health record
  • Triage patients to include obtaining vitals and escort to treatment room
  • Assist with office surgical and diagnostic procedures
  • Coordinate additional care for patients to include follow-up testing or procedures, scheduling, physician’s orders, and hospital admissions.
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Generalist divisions and ensure that they are adequately stocked for daily clinic activities.
  • Provide education and act as a resource to other staff members regarding the care of patients.
  • Record all pertinent patient information in EHR as well as completing workflows for meaningful use objectives. Completes workflows in the EHR to meet advancing care information objectives.
  • Promote the philosophy, goals and objectives of EVMS, the Department of OB/GYN and the Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Center Program by becoming familiar with and complying with objectives, milestones, policies and procedures.
  • Attendance, as assigned, is essential to meeting required performance duties.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

RN Required. Minimum three or more years of gynecology, labor and delivery, or medical-surgical clinical experience preferred.  Relevant certification must be obtained within two years of hire.

 

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US-VA-Norfolk

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