Clinic RN - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Posted on: October 9, 2021
The Ambulatory Nurse utilizes a systematic approach to nursing
by incorporating assessment, planning, implementation and
evaluation in the practice of nursing. Provides healthcare to
individuals, families, and communities within the RN scope of
practice as defined by the Illinois Board of Nursing.
- Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and
families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established
standards of care and scope of practice.
- Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
- Provides health and wellness education to individuals and
- Acts as preceptor and supports the development of other staff
and healthcare students.
- Provides leadership for initiatives designed to improve the
quality of care or clinical outcomes.
- Assists Nursing Supervisor/coordinator in the development of
departmental standing orders.
- Be proficient in and perform fetal non-stress tests
- Assist provider with procedures; amniocentesis, IUD
insertion/removal, cerclage removal
- Perform wound assessment/care; e.g., staple removal, dressing
change, debridement, etc.
- Administer facility ordered medications; oral, intramuscular,
- Perform telephone triage of obstetrical, post-partum,
pre-pregnancy patients. Call patients with laboratory results,
obtain blood glucose readings, prior authorizations, refill
prescriptions as per provider order
- Educate patients on prenatal screening tests/results specific
to Maternal Fetal Medicine, self-injection (IM/SQ), signs and
symptoms of pre-eclampsia, preterm labor, diabetes in pregnancy
(insulin self-injection, blood glucose monitoring, diet, etc)
- Review patient charts from regional OB providers to ensure all
appropriate information is obtained prior to MFM visit
Keywords: CARLE, Normal , Clinic RN - Maternal Fetal Medicine, Other , Normal, Illinois
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