Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
Will perform all duties to ensure the patients have a pleasant and satisfactory experience in the manner in which their health care is delivered, managed, coordinated with both internal and external entities and in which the patient participates in the decision making. As a member of the clinical team, this position requires total support to the PCMH principles, policies, and procedures.
Functions under the administrative and clinical supervision of the Director of Su Clinica Women’s Health Center. Supports the established philosophy, policies and protocols of Su Clinica and adheres to the philosophy and standards of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Due to the nature of SC Services, it may be necessary for employees to work extended hours or other variations of the usual shift to ensure adequate care to patients. Employees must be easily accessible by phone.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provides primary health care management for well women throughout the reproductive cycle within the framework of the established nurse-midwifery guidelines.
Reviews and completes medical, obstetrical, family, dietary, and socio-economic histories within a problem oriented approach.
Manages the normal (low-risk) pregnancy, labor, delivery and postpartum courses of women, including teaching, counseling and providing support to the women and their families
Consults with Obstetrician or Medical Consultant regarding patients with complications falling outside of the nurse-midwifery guidelines.
Participates in in-service education for clinic staff and other professional groups.
Maintains data for Su Clinica and completes charts in EMR within guidelines.
Assures that patient care services are consistently within developed criteria for Su Clinica by participating in Peer Review, Quality Assurance, Utilization Review, and other activities conducted by Su Clinica.
Demonstrates the ability to effectively work in a group nurse-midwifery practice utilizing a team-oriented approach.
Participates in the education and clinical supervision of nurse-midwifery students and other health care professionals obtaining on-site experience.
Evaluates and updates protocols, policies and procedures of the department on an on-going basis.
Maintains current certification for basic CPR by the American Heart Association and NRP by American Academy of Pediatrics.
Submits required documentation in a timely manner (credentialing requirements, license renewals, certifications, CNE attendance, etc.). Responsible for their own safety as well as the safety of others. Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with clinic leave policy and performs other duties assigned. Must always adhere to a professional appearance in dress and behavior/conduct.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Must be a registered nurse in the State of Texas. Must be Board approved to practice as an advanced practice nurse. Experience in working with the public. Must be current with CPR. This position requires an initial N95 mask fit testing and annual test fitting thereafter unless there is a significant change during the year that requires retesting prior to the annual fit testing.
Internal Number: 29-21
About Su Clinica
Accelerating the transformation of healthcare.
That’s our vision and that’s what drives us every day. We believe that a community health center should lead the way in providing access to high value, comprehensive, and holistic healthcare services. It’s what we’ve been doing for over 47 years.
Su Clinica is a non-profit community health center that has served the residents of Cameron and Willacy counties since 1971. Su Clinica provides care through clinics in Brownsville, Harlingen, Raymondville, and Santa Rosa.
We are governed by a community board that is made up of people just like you. In fact, a majority of our board members are active patients of Su Clinica.
Our Mission: To promote a healthier community by providing access to high value, comprehensive, and holistic healthcare services.
Our Vision: To accelerate the transformation of healthcare towards a value-based, person-centered system of care.