Nurse Practitioner

2019-06-04T15:58:16-06:00June 4th, 2019|

CCRM

The Nurse Practitioner demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills in the care of the gynecologic, infertility and obstetrical patients.  He/she reports to the Nurse Manager and works under the supervision of the Medical Director for all clinical care and is responsible for the initiation and maintenance of patient care. He/she takes direction from other physicians as it relates to specific patient care concerns.

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:

  • Review and interpretation of the medical and social history of gynecological, infertility and obstetrical patients.
  • Performs the following GYN procedures:
    • Physical exams
    • Pap smears
    • Wet preps
    • Endometrial biopsy
    • Punch biopsy
  • Performs the following OB procedures:
    • Physical exams
    • Assessment of risks associated with age, medical condition, and/or multiple gestation
    • Nursing education regarding pregnancy
    • First trimester pregnancy care
  • Prescribe medication and dosages to patients within expanded scope of practice.
  • Perform and/or order appropriate medical screening procedure based on clinical findings and history such as mammography, ultrasound, pap smears, etc.
  • Interpret laboratory data and order appropriate additional or follow up laboratory testing.
  • Consult with physician when abnormal conditions or findings are present.
  • Provide timely and accurate documentation of all patient procedures and communications.
  • Assist with patient teaching, including IVF/recipient consults, Lupron consults, and patient callbacks, as needed.
  • Call medication dosages to patient after consultation with physician, as needed.
  • Coordinate appropriate medical and psychosocial referrals as indicated and provide liaison assistance with other agencies, if needed.
  • Assure all consents/forms are accurate, complete and in the EMR.
  • Coordinate CCRM embryo donation program which includes the following:
    • Call or meet with patients wishing to donate their embryo(s).
    • Review previous testing completed on embryos.
    • Follow up with patients regarding testing requirements to donate.
    • Provide assessment of donated embryo qualities and give approval for embryo donation.
    • Document embryo qualities in EMR.
    • Match embryo qualities with recipient patient needs.
    • Meet with recipient patient once a match is made.
    • Review consent form with patient and assure completion of signed consent.
    • Create medication calendar for recipient patient prior to transferring to a recipient nurse for continued follow up.
  • Provide educational teaching/in-service to other staff members as appropriate for patient care information or follow up, procedural or medication information, etc.
  • Serve as a liaison with pharmaceutical representative and other vendors for OB/GYN/infertility related medications and equipment.
  • Participate in research/studies as requested or as needed.
  • Maintain professional standing by participating in continuing education and professional organization membership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current Colorado Registered Nurse license. Current Colorado Nurse Practitioner certification.  Prescriptive Authority-Colorado required. Current BLS certification.
  • Diploma or Associate of Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science degree.  Also requires an advanced education and completion from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience preferred.
  • Women’s Health experience required.
  • Must display appropriate nursing and clinical judgment and problem solving skills.
  • Must provide safe and appropriate clinical patient care.
  • 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.

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 engages 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_2@ColoCRM.com