Nurse Practitioner – OB/GYN

Faculty Physicians Inc. View Company Profile

Under general supervision, and in collaboration with physician colleagues, responsible for diagnosing and treating patients. Provides continuity of patient care by facilitating and coordinating communication between the health care team, patient and patientxe2x80x99s family. Coordinates care to ensure quality, effective care and patient safety. Serves as link integrating relevant research and best practices. Duties will include: performing physical examinations and preventive health measures; ordering, interpreting and evaluating diagnostic tests; recording physical findings and formulating plans and prognosis, based on the patient’s condition; prescribing or recommending medications or other forms of treatment; discussing cases with physicians; and other duties as assigned. Requirements Qualified applicants will possess: Master’s degree with completion of a primary care Nurse Practitioner program; current Maryland RN licensure or eligibility to obtain Maryland licensure; 3-5 years practical experience. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Clinical Responsibilities a. In clinical collaboration with the attending physician, provides day to day organizational and clinical direction and leadership of the healthcare team. b. Performs comprehensive history and physical assessment for patients admitted/scheduled to service/practice setting. c. Orders, obtains, and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests. d. Establishes medical diagnosis based on history, assessment, and diagnostic findings, with MD collaboration as needed. e. Designs, orders, and documents appropriate treatment plans/plans of care including prescriptions of medications based on a comprehensive review of HPI and diagnostic results, with MD collaboration as needed. f. Initiates protocols/clinical pathways, evaluates the plan of care ensuring timely intervention. g. Collaborates with attending and residents . Education responsibilities a. Provides formal and informal educational programs for other members of the health care team consistent with evidence-based practice standards. b. Participates in mentoring activities. Precepts students. c. Promotes understanding of disease processes in area of specialty/program. d. Functions as a clinical resource for other team members including but not limited to interns, residents, fellows, nurses, and medical students. e. Provides community education, health promotion, and outreach. Clinical Leadership/Outcomes a. Works with physicians to achieve service specific outcome targets for key metrics including clinical outcomes, and patient satisfaction. b. Participates in performance improvement activities aimed at improving clinical outcomes and minimizing variation. c. In collaboration with physician leadership and the multidisciplinary team, develops clinical pathways. d. Participates in and leads quality assurance activities (i.e., chart reviews, peer review) and establishes standard of practice.

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