OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing OB/GYN services consistent with community standards of care. Serves as the liaison for clinical matters with medical providers outside the system.

1 hour/week - flexible schedule!! $90-$100/hour - NO on-call!

Responsibilities

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

  • Reports to the assigned facility at the designated time to examine referred patients
  • Assures the implementation and on-going supervision of the on-site chronic clinics
  • Consults with medical providers in the community to resolve issues in the delivering services to inmates
  • Supervises the clinical services clinical services provided my the professional and paraprofessional staff
  • As directed, visits patients housed in the medial unit and records encounters in patient progress notes using SOAP format
  • Ensures that all verbal or telephone orders are countersigned within seventy-two (72) hours
  • When appropriate, utilizes available in-house resource personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site referral
  • Provides emergency treatment on-site and responds appropriately in urgent or emergency situations
  • Maintains proper certification for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for his/her individual judgment and actions
  • Utilizes standard precautions when providing any invasive procedures for diagnostic or routine studies or handling specimens
  • Keeps patient information confidential and respects the patient's right to privacy, in accordance with accepted confidentiality practices for incarcerated individuals
  • Abides by the security regulations of the facility
  • Notifies the Administrator of changes in scheduled coverage and assists in arrangement for coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period of time.
  • Monitors referrals to outside health care facilities for appropriateness, quality and continuity of care
  • All other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Qualifications

POSITION REQUIRMENTS:
  • Master's Degree of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program - required
  • Able to quickly master all aspects of a computerized medical recordkeeping and billing system.
  • Must project a professional image and earn the confidence of others.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.
  • Must be HIPAA compliant at all times.
  • NP - Nurse Practitioner - Licensed Upon Hire - required
  • BCLS - Basic Life Support Upon Hire - required

Company Profile

CFG is a comprehensive healthcare provider that is dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals and families by providing innovative medical and mental health services. Our Health Network includes Center for Family Guidance, CFG Health Systems and CFG Residentials.

Job Category

Nurse