OPS Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner/Women's Health - Maternity and Infant Care (MIC)

Location
Gainesville FL
Posted
Aug 24, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Job Description:

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida, College of Medicine is currently recruiting candidates committed to providing a high standard of patient care to join our team as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners.

  • As a member of a dedicated team, you will provide care in nursing management of obstetrics, gynecology, and well-woman patients within the framework of established protocol and/or physician consultation.
  • Perform patient assessments by taking history and physical examinations, order appropriate diagnostic tests, diagnose health problems, and maintain health records.
  • Focus on health screening and supervision, wellness and health education and counseling, and treatment of common health problems. In addition, provide health counseling and case management of low risk prenatal and postpartum patients. Initiate referrals, when appropriate to other health professionals and agencies.
  • Provide care with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology practice locations and county health departments in the following counties: Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Suwannee and Union.

Ideal candidates will participate in the evaluation and modification of care when appropriate. Provide emergency treatment as appropriate, based on established protocol. Assist with research in women’s health. Participate in continuing education programs for nursing staff. Contribute in staff meetings. Engage in individual and/or group continuing medical education via library time, chart review, journal club, etc. Provide guidance to medical and nursing students and allied personnel as a teacher and role model. Perform colposcopy examinations of selected patients.

Advertised Salary:

$38.00

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed as an advanced registered nurse practitioner in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes with certification/qualification in Women's Health.

Valid Florida Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of diagnostic skills to interpret normal/abnormal findings for proper patient care 

SKILLS

  • Clinical skills, knowledge, and judgment necessary to provide specialty specific care within the scope of practice of the certified nurse as defined by the Advanced Nurse Practice Act

ABILITIES

  • Ability to work effectively with low-income participants (required)
  • Ability to initiate treatment under a physician's supervision or, within the limits of established protocols, make diagnoses, and choose, initiate, and modify selected therapies or treatments
  • Ability to perform health assessment via performance of physical examination and history
  • Ability to communicate with patients regarding health care, education and counseling
  • Ability to develop and present educational lectures 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Gets along well with coworkers and participants (required)
  • Ready to learn and keep skills updated (required)
  • Tolerance for working within a bureaucracy (required)
  • Honest (required)
  • Flexible in work and clinic schedules (required)
  • Willing to help with other duties as needed (required)
Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position, you must apply online. Upload most recent version of your resume, or CV, and list three professional references with contact information.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

Health Assessment Required: Yes