Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 7/7/2020

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where our patients live. Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operates 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.

Principle Clinical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Discusses patient data with other physicians and professionals as appropriate in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Practices cost effective medicine in an efficient manner, maximizing available resources
  • Demonstrates clinical judgment skills to function in an independent role
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required by the GYN department/division

Non-Clinical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates professional collaborative and consultative relationships with other providers
  • Follows all designated prescriptive practices and monitoring requirements with the designated supervising physician and administrative report
  • Participates in departmental and organizational committees and programs as appropriate and attends all required meetings, in-services, and professional trainings
  • Maintains superior interpersonal and communication skills as a member of the healthcare team in order to collaborate effectively with patients, families, staff, and community health workers
  • Remains actively involved in continuing education with a commitment to self and departmental growth
  • Adheres to all established safety policies, procedures, and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation
  • Demonstrates understanding of procedures, policies, and documentation required to ensure compliance with hospital standards of care
  • Participates in QA/QI projects as appropriate
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required by the OB/GYN department/division

Inpatient Clinical Duties:

  • Competencies and tasks in routine care of hospitalized gynecologic or postpartum patients:
  • Perform admission history and physical exam and accurately record in the patient record
  • Change surgical dressings, including wound packing and vacs, and removal of sutures and staples
  • Write daily progress notes and orders
  • Write prescriptions
  • Implement attending physician instructions for patient management in close cooperation with nursing staff
  • Round with individual team members as requested, report back to team leaders
  • Perform procedures within the NP scope of practice and as directed by the attending physician
  • Order and interpret appropriate laboratory testing and other special examinations as requested
  • Complete discharge summaries and related paperwork
  • Prepare succinct and accurate sign-out to facilitate the smooth transition of patient care among providers
  • Assist in making appropriate post hospitalization appointments and referrals
  • Communicate with referring health care providers and institutions
  • Care of Gynecologic Patients
  • Competencies and tasks in routine care of ambulatory gynecologic or obstetric patients:
  • Routine gynecologic examinations
  • Perform pap smears
  • Diagnose and treat common vaginal symptoms such as yeast, BV and sexually transmitted infections
  • Provide contraception counseling and perform IUD and Nexplanon insertions
  • Endometrial, colposcopy, vulvar and cervical biopsies

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from and accredited Nurse Practitioner program
  • Current Advance Cardiac Life Support Certification
  • Current Massachusetts license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner is required
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate clinical expertise for functioning in an independent role
  • Excellent interpersonal relationships and communication skills for working with patients, families, and other staff
  • Ability to self-directed and demonstrate initiative in addressing responsibilities of position
  • Ability to completed forms and other paperwork appropriately in a timely

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