PHYSICIAN OFFICE NURSE RN/LPN - WOMEN HEALTH PLANTATIONS
Location: Rehoboth, Delaware
Internal Number: 6648
Summary: Follows nursing process to deliver safe patient care through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Works closely with the obstetrics-gynecology (OB/GYN) provider(s) to perform phone triage for patient medical questions, in supporting patients through pregnancy, reproductive cancers, hormone disorders or other obstetrical and gynecological problems, and in providing appropriate education to the patient and their care giver or support team.
Minimum of 2 years nursing experience in obstetrics-gynecology (OB/GYN) setting
R.N., graduate of a program for professional nursing, i.e. school of nursing or college
Computer competency: Basic Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; navigation of Internet and Intranet to access patient education materials
Responsibilities: Synthesizes patient assessment data & recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with care team; Obtains information from patients vital for successful clinical visit which may include: patient’s vital signs, weight, medical history. Serves as a patient advocate, resource and contact person for OB/Gyn patients; Provides care coordination services including coordinating access to in-house and community resources and coordinating transition between points of care. Manages all laboratory/diagnostic tracking systems, including the Electronic Medical Record and i2iTracks, to monitor, identify and notify patients of test results and appropriate follow up.; Manages care of complex patients utilizing proper prioritization and delegation to appropriate staff. Provides comprehensive nursing care to patients across the age spectrum in a variety of primary care outpatient settings; Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements. Documentation reflects ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care utilizing current standards, policies & procedures; Assists or performs all necessary preventive screening, CLIA waived labs, immunizations or other treatments as ordered by physician. Triages patients who call or present with urgent medical needs and handles all incoming calls related to lab results, pharmacy refill requests, and medical questions. Provides current health education about diagnostic and prescribed treatments. Other duties as assigned.
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
Education: Essential: * RN Diploma/RN Graduate Program
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.