Clinical Nurse III - OB/GYN/Bethesda (NO WEEKENDS) in Bethesda, MD at The GW Medical Faculty Associates.

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    4825 Bethesda Avenue
    Bethesda, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/3/2020

Job Description

Position Summary

To provide proficient nursing care for an individual or group of patients with less predictable problems and to provide leadership in the implementation of high quality nursing care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

Dependent upon area of assignment performs all, or a combination of, the following:

Uses advanced nursing knowledge and the nursing process to:

  • 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 health situation.

  • Develop a nursing plan which is directed toward the optimal resolution of nursing diagnoses and prevention of future problems.

  • Evaluates and document a patient’s progress toward goals.

  • Collaborates with the appropriate health care professionals in implementing a comprehensive plan of care.

  • Provide an individualized plan of nursing care which assists the patient in maximizing participation in his/her care.

  • Collaborate with physician to revise the nursing plan of care and/ or goals as necessary.

  • Implement appropriate patient education programs to meet individual health care needs.

  • Assist physicians with day to day patient care

 Other Related Duties

  1. Assists with telephone triage when necessary:

    • To give advice to patients via telephone and in office

    • To assess the needs of patients via telephone

    • To handle calls in order of priority

    • To make appointments whenever necessary

    • To assist with referrals from outside physicians

    • To re direct calls when appropriate

    • To work directly with other support staff to handle problems

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           

  • Current D.C. Licensure as a registered nurse is necessary. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing- OR- Diploma or associate degree in nursing.

  Experience        

  • At least two years of relevant clinical experience is necessary.