Sisters of Charity HospitalShift: Shift 1Status:
Full Time FTE: 1.000000Bargaining Unit:
ACE AssociatesExempt from Overtime:
Exempt: YesWork Schedule:
8:00am to 4:00pm-Monday through Friday
Provides medical care in support of professional medical staff. Provides a variety of medical services to outpatients and inpatients in accordance with established laws and procedures. Works cooperatively with other health professionals under the supervision of an OB/GYN physician.
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) functions within the organized healthcare system as defined by the Bylaws of the Medical Staff of Catholic Health and New York State Law. The NP collaborates with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide comprehensive care to the pregnant and laboring woman within their scope of practice. The NP uses the processes of assessment, diagnosis, management, and evaluation to provide care that integrates the psychosocial and physical needs of women. The NP obtains history and performs physical examination to evaluate and coordinate patient care within the OB-GYN Department, in addition, to providing care in labor and delivery. Along with physicians, nurses and other members of the healthcare team, the NP strives to ensure the provision of quality patient care leading to optimal outcomes. The NP works in collaboration with the OB/GYN Department Chairman, attending physicians, and Nursing Services.
- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current NYS license required
- Completion of an accredited Masters Level or higher program for Woman's Health Practitioner or a Family Nurse Practitioner required.
- Current NYS licensure as a Woman's Health Practitioner or a Family Nurse Practitioner required.
- Nurse Practitioner Certification required.
- If a Family Nurse Practitioner, must show education in or successfully complete the following Educational Modules by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) within one year of hire:
Pharmacology in Pregnancy (5 hours)
Maternal Physiology (5 hours)
Fetal Assessment (2 hours)
Maternal Risk Factors (2 hours)
Menstrual Disorders (10 hours)
Reproductive Age Issues in Women's Health (10 hours)
WB1924 Maternal Conditions Affecting Pregnancy Outcomes (10.00) hours
WB1907 Ultrasound in Pregnancy (5.00) hours
WB1929 Sepsis in Obstetrics (5.00) hours
WB1931 The Prenatal Patient- Common Issues and Concerns (10.00) hours
WB1926 Postpartum Complications: Attention to Warning Signs (5.00) hours
WB2014 Immediate Postpartum Care and Beyond (5.00) hours
WB2050 Preeclampsia, Eclampsia and other Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy (10.00) hours
WB2048 Pharmacology: Special Populations (10.00) hours
WB1918 Safe Opioid Prescribing & Use for Chronic Pain (10.00) hours
- Meets credentialing requirements as appropriate through the Medical Staff office required.
- BLS certification required
- NRP certification required
- Electronic Fetal Monitor (EFM) Certification within one year of date of hire required. To be monitored by Department for compliance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
- Nurse Practitioner experience preferred
- Experience as a nurse on Labor and Delivery or OB/GYN office preferred
- Ability to perform accurate history & physical exams,
- Accurate interpretation of electronic fetal heart rate monitor.
- Strong written and Verbal communication skills
- Ability to function in stressful situations
- Good computer skills