Responsible for providing general medical care and treatment of patients in one of EasternVirginiaMedicalSchool’s clinics or units or in the hospital. Review and follow-up on diagnostic and laboratory tests.
Obtain a complete health, psychosocial, obstetric, and gynecologic history and record findings in a systematic, accurate, and succinct form
Perform a complete physical examination, with specific emphasis on the reproductive system
Order, perform, and interpret routine laboratory tests
Develop and implement plans for health promotion and health maintenance, including plans for disease prevention and provision of health education and counseling
Provide periodic health assessment of normal, non-pregnant, and asymptomatic women
Provide clinical management of women having gynecologic problems
Provide assessment, education, and management for family planning and fertility control
Provide prenatal care for women with pregnancies, giving attention to both maternal and fetal health
Provide postpartum care, including attention to parent and infant relationships, for women who have had pregnancies
Provide health education and counseling, with emphasis on physical and psychosocial dimensions of adolescence, sexuality, childbearing, parenting, climacteric, aging, and family life
Co-manage care for patients with selected health complications in collaboration with the physician
Arrange referrals to other members of the health-care team as needed and to community resources as appropriate
Nurse Practitioners must have a MSN with a nurse practitioner focus. Must be a licensed RN by the Virginia Board of Nursing and a certified nurse practitioner.
Physician Assistants must have a MPA and be credentialed as a licensed Physician Assistant within the Commonwealth of Virginia.