IVF Nurse Coordinator

/IVF Nurse Coordinator

IVF Nurse Coordinator

Website CCRM Colorado

The Registered Nurse Coordinator demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills related to fertility treatment in the care of infertility and IVF patients.  He/she directly reports to the Nurse Manager and the Assistant Nurse Manager and should function in an independent fashion, taking direction from the physicians as it relates to specific patient care concerns.  He/she should be responsible, attentive to details and have a desire to develop professionally.

CCRM is an industry leading pioneer in fertility science, research and advancement, offering access to national network of award-winning physicians, a full suite of fertility services, innovative technology and cutting edge labs.  CCRM is currently comprised of eleven locations spanning the U.S. and Canada with growth planned for continued network development on a domestic and international basis.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Monitor, develop, and coordinate care for all infertility and IVF patients, including in-vitro fertilization cycles and embryo transfer cycles.
  • Provide initial patient consultation after consultation with physician.
  • Responsible to provide education including nursing consult and medication teaching to patient to prepare them to undergo procedures/testing related to infertility testing, in vitro fertilization, frozen embryo transfer, and egg vitrification.
  • Coordinate all infertility diagnostic tests and treatment plans with patient at direction of the physician.
  • Coordinate IVF calendars and protocols.  Answer patient questions regarding patient cycles and calendars.
  • Responsible for some patient scheduling and coordinates ART with IVF lab/surgery center.
  • Responsible to assure all consents are signed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible to assure that communicable disease testing is complete, accurate, and appropriate.
  • Responsible to see that all patient documents are reviewed, accurately placed in EMR, and discussed with physician.
  • Collaborate with physician in developing and implementing a treatment plan appropriate to each individual patient.
  • Follow up with patient each day after ultrasound, lab tests and results, physician orders, and other related tests or visits.
  • Review with physician all patient lab work or workups received from out of state physician offices and laboratories.
  • Call medication dosages to patient after coordination with physician.
  • Responsible for accurate, detailed, and complete charting for each patient and/or physician communication and any review or discussion about patient treatment plan.
  • Prepare mock cycle if applicable.
  • Provide compassion and emotional support to patient throughout their infertility experience.
  • Assure that all specific physician instructions and workup items are carried out for treatment cycles and prior to calendar creation.
  • Responsible for ongoing communication and documentation between the physician and the patient.
  • Responsible to call patients with surgery schedule notification and instruction.
  • Monitor established pregnancies via ultrasonography and lab tests through the first 8-12 weeks of pregnancy and documents updates in the patient’s EMR.
  • Monitor the number of weekly starts.
  • Assure pregnancy outcomes are complete for SART data.
  • Assist with quality improvement projects and research projects.
  • Maintain professional standing of continued professional education and organizational memberships.
  • Participate in educating and/or training nurses, as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Colorado Registered Nurse license.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related work experience.  Women’s Health and/or infertility experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, ability to use basic office equipment.
  • Strong ability to follow procedures and protocols is essential.
  • Must be organized with a strong ability to multi-task, prioritize, have strong attention to detail, and a strong ability to utilize time efficiently.
  • Must have a strong ability to act independently as well as be able to work effectively in a team.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills, exhibiting courteous, compassionate, and respectful treatment of internal and external customers at all times.
  • Must consistently display a positive attitude and flexibility in changing situations.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and make it a priority to consistently communicate positively and professionally with all staff members, physicians and patients.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to be a team player and possess a willingness to perform duties that are assigned or delegated in a timely manner.
  • Participate in identifying problems and suggesting solutions.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all work information.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality for all patient and clinic information, consistent with established security and confidentiality policies and HIPAA regulation at all times.
  • Understand and assess for domestic violence and child abuse issues and reporting responsibilities.  Will report concerns to Medical Director or Nurse Manager.
  • Ability to work weekends, and holidays on a rotating basis with other teammates.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This job operates in a professional office and clinical setting with frequent use of medical instrumentation and equipment, supplies and materials.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, including computer keyboards and mice; telephones, photocopiers, scanners, and filing cabinets.

The duties of this position involves an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues or a potential for spills and splashes from them.  Appropriate protective measures are required for every employee engaged in these tasks.  The duties of this position also involve occasionally exerting 75 pounds of force, and/or up to 35 pounds of force frequently.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see, and hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit; will occasionally stand and/or walk; use hands and fingers to grasp, pick, pinch, type; and reach with arms and hands.  Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; operation of standard office machines and equipment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT/ANTI-DISCRIMINATION

CCRM is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, Religion, Creed, National Origin, Ancestry, Sex, Pregnancy, Age, Sexual Orientation (including transgender status), Physical or Mental Disability, Marriage to a Co-Worker, or for anyone engaging in Protected Activity (opposing a discriminatory practice or participating in an employment discrimination proceeding).  Additionally, this employer does not tolerate any employees engaging in discriminatory behavior based on any of the aforementioned protected classes.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

All offers of employment by this employer are conditional upon the incumbent’s successful completion of pre-employment screenings, including a criminal background check, drug screen, educational and prior employment verification, professional reference checks, and verification of the incumbent’s eligibility and authorization to work in the United States.

This employer participates in the E-Verify Program in order to verify the identity and work authorization of all newly hired employees.

To apply for this job email your details to dtindall@colocrm.com

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