Part-Time Midwife/APRN Specializing In Women's Health

Job Description:

• Practices under the standard procedure in accordance with requirement set forth by the Nevada Board of Registered Nursing or Nevada Medical Examiner Board.

• Conducts age appropriate assessments of patients, including history taking and physical examination consistent with department protocol.

• Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status, patient/family education, family involvement, and patient advocacy.

• Consults with supervising physician or other clinicians as dictated by patient need and assessment findings.

• Participates with physicians and other clinicians in the department to assure effective patient care consistent with quality indicators for patients cared for in the designated service.

• Reviews medical record for follow up or ordering of diagnostic studies under established protocols.

• Establishes and maintains communication with other health care providers and departments to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness and to promote consistency and continuity of care.

• Establishes effective working relationships with members of the health care team, patients, and families.

• Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties/activities of health care team members.

• Evaluates effectiveness of care given by team members.

• Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified by the institution.

• Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.

• Participates regularly in staff development activities for unit and department personnel.

• Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care and unit functioning.

• Participates in unit and department Performance Improvement activities.

• Participates in nursing research activities as requested.

• Identifies and solves problems effectively.

• Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with patients, families, and all members of the health care team.

• Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and telecommunication modalities to document, track and convey information.

• If practicing in a specialty role, fulfills the expectations established for the particular role.

• Perform other related duties as necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum of six (6) months of experience

• One (1) year (within the past 3 years) experience providing care for women in family planning, perinatal care, menopause management.

• Must have a NPI

• Current DEA if required for specialty.