The Ambulatory center for Fertility and Reproductive Medicine, provides care for women who are trying to conceive and those with hormonal disorders. It offers diagnostic, treatment and management services for patients with the full range of fertility and reproductive health concerns.
Has a current position available for a Registered Nurse II - Part Time .50% days, with no weekends.
Provides and documents direct and indirect patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients. Provides care and patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures. Provides direct and indirect patient care services, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement the treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care. Performs skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access. Observes signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition. Assesses the signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics. Plans and implements care based on observations. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures. Initiates emergency procedures when indicated. Provides care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. Identifies patient's readiness for learning and ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent. Identifies and assesses patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations. Intervenes to provide a safe environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patients.
Assist and chaperone MDs with set-up, procedures, ultrasounds, pelvic exams, and post-procedure patient care. Provide coverage for clinical assistants, LVNs, and coordinating clinic flow. Multi-tasking; prioritizing tasks. Reviewing charts; preparing fee tickets; making follow-up calls to physician's offices, patients with results, and post-procedural calls. Coordinates all infertility treatments from beginning to end with patients, physicians, and ART staff. Coordinates all other aspects of patients' care such as: diagnostic testing, referrals, telephoning prescriptions or refills with physician's orders, and retrieving ordered test results. Demonstrates extensive patient education face-to-face and over-the-phone regarding: program services offered, treatment details, patients' plan-of-care, multi-steps, up-coming treatment details, lab result interpretation, injection teaching, different diagnostic testing preparations, and pre-and post-operative teaching. Perform OGTT< ACTH testing, and phlebotomy as needed. Communicate thoroughly to physicians and patients about abnormal lab results and proper follow up. Daily follow up of ordered labs, especially those undergoing fertility treatments, and communicating to patients the appropriate treatment plan.
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