Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Participates in examinations of obstetrical patients as needed and interacts with midwives from BMC and BWH who are primarily responsible for care, treatment, and delivery of patient.
No labor and deliveries; outpatient prenatal and GYN only.
Lead Centering Pregnancy group visits for pre-natal patients.
Discusses case with Obstetrician to assure observation of specified practices.
Instructs patient in healthy prenatal health practices.
Proficiency in gynecological office procedures.
Performs postpartum examinations and treatments to ensure that patient and infant are responding normally.
Proficiency in gynecological exams and pap smears.
*Proficiency in family planning and menopause issues.
Maintains records of cases for inclusion in the medical records electronic files.
Performs other duties as requested.
A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as nurse in obstetrics and
A minimum of two (2) years as a practicing midwife with demonstrated clinical competencies
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, clinical practice standards, normal maternal/fetal growth and development, and requirements of nurse midwifery practice.
Ability to independently seek out resources and solve complex problems.
Ability to process and prioritize information, perform health assessments, treatment and follow-up.
Ability to record activities, document assessments and interventions; prepare reports and presentations.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others.
Ability to use Microsoft Office Outlook, the Epic electronic medical record system.
Internal Number: 04092019
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