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OB-GYN Nurse Practitioner

NorthBay Healthcare - Fairfield, California  
The OB-GYN Nurse Practitioner supports the Center for Women?s Health practice in providing low risk antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum care, pre-conception, family planning, routine gynecology, and well woman care. The OB-GYN Nurse Practitioner will provide routine prenatal care to pregnant women from point of entry into care through the immediate post-partum period.

The OB-GYN Nurse Practitioner will conduct physical examinations, prescribe medications including controlled substances and contraceptive methods, order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests.
The OB-GYN Nurse Practitioner will include health promotion, disease prevention and individualized wellness education and counseling.
Patient care is provided under the direction of a supervising physician within the Center for Women?s Health. Hours of Work:
M-F, hours may be flexed for patient convenience/satisfaction. Primary Duties: Supports organizational mission statement, values and goals and role models to staff and others. Performs a patient medical history and physical and initial obstetric evaluation of patient at first prenatal visit. Provides ongoing low risk prenatal care to women from point of entry into care through delivery. Provides post-partum care including comprehensive family planning counseling. Selects, performs and/or interprets the appropriate routine laboratory and diagnostic tests. Reviews all lab and diagnostic results with patients.
Reviews and follows up on any abnormal testing with patient. Provides comprehensive well woman services according to annual health maintenance guidelines. Provides appropriate STD testing and treatment. Provides appropriate HIV testing and treatment/referral. Requests specialty consultation as approved by supervising physician. Provides routine gynecological services including preventative care, primary care for well women. Provides patient education, health counseling and guidance to patients. Identifies high risk obstetric problems and communicates any transfers care with an OB-GYN physician Documents all care rendered in the medical record in a timely fashion.
Completes and submits coded charges for each patient encounter. Prescribes medications as per protocol under the direction of the supervising physician. YourMembership. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: OB-GYN Nurse