Outpatient Clinic Registered Nurse RN - Obstetrics OB GYN

MedStar Harbor Hospital Baltimore, MD

About the Job

Job Summary

Provides professional nursing care to patients in an ambulatory OB/GYN setting. Assists physicians(s) in all diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and provides education, counseling and support of patients.

Minimum Qualifications

Education/Training

Valid RN license in the State of Maryland. 

Experience

1 year OB/GYN nursing experience, preferably in an outpatient setting or related specialty.

License/Certification/Registration

Valid RN license in the State of Maryland.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Assesses the educational needs of patients related to their condition and provides teaching and support accordingly. Schedules and provides prenatal and other patient teaching.

Assists physician(s) with data collection.

Assists physician(s) with invasive and noninvasive procedures and all pelvic examinations, for example, endometrial biopsies, postcoital exams, and colposcopy.

Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.

Dispenses, monitors, orders, and administers medications in accordance with physician's plan of care.

Ensures that exam rooms and the utility room are fully stocked and cleaned.

Ensures that laboratory specimens are properly labeled, necessary paperwork is completed, and specimens are sent to the appropriate laboratory. Documents and files all laboratory results.

Maintains patient history and enters pertinent information in charts. Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams.

Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department and hospital in community outreach efforts. Performs other duties as assigned.

Prepares patients for physical examination and/or specimen collection.

Records services and diagnosis on patient's encounter form to facilitate appropriate billing.

Triages and documents patient phone calls.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.