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Nurse Navigator for Female Health

Position: Nurse Navigator for Female Health
Contact: Alisa Pugh
Contact Email: apugh@urologyal.com
Company: Urology Centers of Alabama
Type: Full-Time
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JOB TITLE: Nurse Navigator for Female Health

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:  High School Diploma, Graduate of an accredited LPN

School, current active State of Alabama Licensure, BCLS Certification

SUPERVISED BY:  Clinical Director

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Administering PO, IM, subcutaneous and intravesical medications
Obtaining vital signs, height and weight
Performing basic wound care
Taking medical histories
Entering data into EMR

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Direct and run clinic for assigned physician which may be in different offices and with different physicians on any day.
  • Train and become a super user of Greenway EMR, other PC’s and equipment
  • Complete surveys
  • Coordinate patient education
  • Field patient calls regarding Incontinence, Mona Lisa, and future Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Able to handle pessary fitting/care
  • Obtain accurate and up-to-date patient’s health history, medications and allergies
  • Administer medications and bladder treatments as ordered by physician
  • Perform bladder scans, flow rates, and urinalysis as ordered by physician
  • Assist physician with exams, treatments and procedures as needed
  • Perform catheterizations using aseptic technique
  • Obtain clean-catch midstream and catheter urine specimens
  • Prepare cultures and slides for microscopic examinations
  • Draw blood for ordered lab tests and complete requisition
  • Respond to patient phone calls and portal messages
  • E-scribe medications to patient pharmacy
  • Complete nursing documentation in electronic medical record
  • Complete orders, tasks and messages routed by physician
  • Clean, disinfect and sterilize instruments
  • Maintain suites, equipment, and instruments
  • Assist with prior authorizations as needed
  • Notify clinical director of equipment needing repair or supply shortages
  • Escort patient to exam room, assist patient with undressing and dressing as needed, and on to and off of exam table as needed
  • Serve on Quality Assurance, Infection Control or Standard Work teams  
  • Cover vacancies/vacations for nursing team members at satellite offices as needed
  • Assist with team duties such as ordering and storing supplies, maintenance rounds, stocking suites, and other duties as assigned
  • Must have reliable transportation to move between offices
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

ENVIROMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in a medical office setting.  Frequent personal communication and telephone contact with patients.  May be stressful at times.  Interaction with others is constant and interruptive.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  May require assisting with patients in exam rooms to dress or undress as well as to get on or off of exam tables which results in lifting more than 100 pounds.  Requires prolonged walking, standing, and sitting.  Repetitive bending and twisting at the waist.  May require squatting or kneeling as well as reaching above shoulder height.  May required pushing or pulling to assist patients. 

 


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