Clinical Nurse III - Fertility & IVF (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm) OUTPATIENT/NO WEEKENDS in Washington, DC at The GW Medical Faculty Associates.

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

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Job Description

Position Summary

To provide proficient nursing care for patients in a fast-paced professional environment treating and consulting with patients and couples in areas concerning fertility, conception, and more.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Assess factors of the patient’s past and present physical, psychosocial, and cultural baseline, health problems, and external support systems which may impact on his/her ability to cope with current healthcare needs
  • Provides a compassionate environment for patients and patients’ families
  • Counsels patients regarding ART and infertility treatment
  • Provides appropriate patient education programs to meet individual health care needs
  • Coordinates patient treatment plans in conjunction with established clinical protocols
  • Works directly with physicians to resolve patient challenges and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies
  • Assists with coordination of some egg, sperm, and embryo donation treatment plans
  • Performs preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative assessments. Helps patients to understand all aspects of surgery
  • Cares for and monitors patients who have received various types of anesthesia medications
  • Administers medications intravenously and by other routes as directed by the physician
  • Performs intrauterine inseminations
  • Monitors established pregnancies via ultrasonography and lab tests, through the first 5-7 weeks of pregnancy

Demonstrates administrative and clinical leadership skills by:

  • Supervising medical assistants in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care
  • Identifying and correcting situations not in accordance with departmental policies
  • Evaluating staffing requirements and patient needs when in charge of the unit during specified work periods
  • Serving as a role model in the area of professional behavior
  • Precepting and orienting staff to policy, procedure and clinical situations under direction of nurse manager
  • Maintaining accountability for delivery of nursing care and for aspects of nursing care delegated to others.
  • Adhering to ethical and legal standards of the institution and the nursing profession

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education             
Active license as a registered nurse is required. Bachelor’s degree in nursing- OR- Diploma or associate degree in nursing.
 
Experience        
At least two years of relevant clinical experience is necessary. PACU experience strongly preferred. Current BLS and ACLS certification preferred and/or be willing to attain.

Competencies 
Ability to access, input, and retrieve data from the computer and electronic medical record. Must be able to communicate accurately, providing verbal feedback in a professional manner. Must be able to work independently and demonstrate good clinical judgement all while being mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people.
to do math calculations and input data into the computer.