• PATIENT EDUCATOR PRN

    Location US-NJ-Camden
    Job ID
    43161
    Category
    RNs
    Shift
    1
    Type
    Per Diem
    Department Name
    OB GYN Perinat 1 Cooper
  • Short Description

    JOB SUMMARY

     The Ambulatory MFM nurse is responsible for providing physician support and nursing care to Maternal Fetal Medicine patients.

    • Responsible for performing non-stress testing, phlebotomy for genetic testing, assisting with procedures performed by the perinatologist and provides post procedure instructions to the patient and documents all aspects of patient care.
    • Provides education and support for patient/significant other about health/illness and plan of care in conjunction with perinatologist and referring physician.
    • In collaboration with MFM and referring provider, identifies interdisciplinary resources needed to assist in implementing the nursing plan of care.
    • Communicates with physicians and insurance companies, assisting in securing/calling in prescriptions and supplies for proper care.
    • Identifies individual outcomes that are appropriate, culturally appropriate, realistic and attainable.
    • Communicates as appropriate, with the patients, OB and MFM providers, office staff, ultrasonographers, genetic counselors, and labor and delivery staff with any changes in a patient's clinical condition that may impact the patient’s disposition.
    • Reports test results to patients as appropriated; schedules follow up as necessary.
    • Administers medications in accordance with policy.
    • Maintains inventory of necessary supplies in office.
    • Assumes responsibility for own professional/educational/personal growth.
    • Must provide exceptional customer service that leads to a positive patient care experience.

     

     

    Special Requirements

    Scheduled Days / Hours: M-n; as needed; 

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education:

    Current NJ-RN - Registered Nurse Licensure.

    Experience:

    2-5 years recent clinical experience in Labor & Delivery, Antepartum, ambulatory Maternal Fetal Medicine practice or equivalent experience including fetal monitoring and interpretation.

    Must possess effective communication skills, diplomacy and ability to work well with all disciplines and levels. 

    Requires strong interpersonal, organizational and verbal/written communication skills

    Required License/Certifications/ Registration:

     

    Current NJ-RN - Registered Nurse Licensure.

     BLS 

    Other Qualifications:

    Knowledge and skill in the nursing role when caring for patients undergoing the following procedures/interventions: Ultrasound, amniocentesis, and fetal monitoring. Knowledge of high-risk patient’s learning needs and education resources, normal pathophysiology of pregnancy and potential impact of risk factors. Knowledge of routine antepartum tests and procedures and ability to coordinate complex patient care.

     

    Proficient with EMR. Experience with ASOBGYN & EPIC preferred.

     

       

     

     

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