The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics is seeking a Clinical Nursewhoapplies nursing knowledge and skills to the delivery of individuals and/or population based patient care. This role provides and coordinates care to patients according to Hopkins vision and mission. Activates resources from all disciplines and collaborates to achieve outcomes for patients and functional units (social work, nutritionist, Home Health, etc.). Demonstrates competency in care of age specific populations (completes annual update). Maintain a compassionate environment and support others in doing the same (service excellence).
The Clinical Nurse synthesizes patient data using theoretical and experiential knowledge: initiates/informs appropriate personnel for corrective action (assures patient labs are tracked-forward results to appropriate provider, documents lab results on flow sheet as needed, addresses patient phone calls, assessing patient needs and relays information to provider). Assist provider by taking patient history, blood pressure, and pulse, draw blood, give injections and perform office laboratory testing, assisting with biopsies and pap smears. Uses established chain of command to address unresolved clinical issues. Attend weekly meetings. Assist MD's with office procedures.Assist with coordination of donor and surrogate cycles. Occasional coverage of other offsite JHH/JHU REI clinic locations remotely or by traveling to location.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities Specific to the Clinical Nurse
Implement administrative systems and procedures
Facilitate the planning and implementation of patient care
Assist with completion of Patient Checklists
Monitor patient charts for completion and accuracy including entering labs
Ensure insurance/financial information has been received and patient is financially cleared
Utilize EMR to make sure all required labs, tests, clearances and procedures have been done and that appropriate progress notes have been recorded or records uploaded to patient's file
Confirm labs are back and entered in patient's file
Make sure the appropriate consent(s) have been signed and are in patient file
Create patient calendar from treatment plan and timelines
Meet with patients to review care plans
Review for signed consents
Schedule procedures (IUI, IVF)
Assign Engaged MD education
Ensure genetic testing and counseling has been completed.
Follow-up on results/reports. Work with the other multidisciplinary teams to coordinate total patient care
Cover Clinical Assistant duties as needed and provide high level of customer service
Triage patient inquiries in coordination with nurse
Initiate and collaborate Prior Authorization with financial counselors and insurance companies for procedures as needed
Acts as clinical resource to CMA staff
Demonstrates and relates to activities that produce effective and efficient resource use of system functions.
Able to utilize resources available (computer, EPIC)
Maintains needed supplies and equipment
Addresses operational issues as needed to assure clinic is efficient
Focuses on interactions between nurses and providers of care; promotes activities that involve performances of the group consistent with philosophy and values of unit and organization
Acts as resources to providers for documentation assistance, barriers to referrals, getting records
Independent in making decisions and initiates action to solve problems (potential and real) related to operations (changes assignments as needed to assure clinic begins and ends)
Demonstrates ability to balance own needs and others in meeting unit needs (acts as charge nurse; assigns lunches/covers as needed)
Assures patient flow is maintained (assists others as needed)
Informs registration desk and patients when clinics are running late
Maintains staff assignments according to education and skill base
Collaborates in completing annual evaluation of peers and support staff in a timely manner
Collaborates in developing, modifying, and maintaining updated policies
Orients new employees as needed and completes appropriate paperwork
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland, required.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related discipline required.
Minimum of two (2) years OB-GYN experience or direct experience in Women's Services/ Women's Health, highly preferred.
Must be First Aid/CPR certified.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Classified Title: Clinical Nurse Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: JH at Greenspring Station Department name: SOM OB GYN Reproductive Endocrinology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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