IVF Nurse (RN) - full-time

CCRM Minneapolis - Edina, MN (30+ days ago)4.0


Position Summary:

The IVF Registered Nurse demonstrates advanced knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment procedures and skills related to fertility treatment and the care of IVF patients. He /she reports to the IVF nurse lead, Patient Care Manager and Practice Manager and should function in an independent fashion as well as in a team environment. He/she will take direction from the Physician as it relates to specific patient care concerns. He/she should be responsible, attentive to details and have a desire to develop professionally.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Licensure: Current Minnesota Registered Nurse license.

Current BCLS certification.

Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required.

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing preferred.

Experience: 2 years of related work experience preferred.

Women’s Health experience preferred.

SKILLS:

Must be well-organized with excellent interpersonal skills, proven multitasking skills, and a demonstrated self-directed work ethic. Must be able to function independently as well as be an effective team member and perform the duties that are delegated to him/her. Must communicate positively and professionally with all internal and external customers, physicians, and team members.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Review medical records of each patient and assure appropriate data is entered into the patient’s EMR.
  • Collaborate with physician in developing and implementing a treatment plan appropriate to individual patient.
  • Provide initial patient consultation after consultation with physician.
  • Coordinate all infertility diagnostic tests and treatment plans with patient at direction of physician.
  • Answer patient questions regarding patient cycles and calendars.
  • Follow up with patient after ultrasound scan.
  • Assure accountability for infertility/IVF patients each day, including ultrasounds, lab tests, physician orders, and other related items.
  • Communicate with patient in person or on the telephone regarding patient medication, treatment plans, and test results.
  • Perform intrauterine inseminations, as directed.
  • Document into EMR all patient plans and interactions with patient and physician.
  • Place patient orders into EMR.
  • Responsible for patient scheduling, and coordinates with surgery/front desk ART scheduling.
  • Responsible to assure all consents are signed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible to assure that communicable disease testing is complete, accurate, and appropriate.
  • Responsible to see that all patient documents are reviewed, accurately placed in the EMR, and discussed with physician.
  • Responsible to provide education to patient to prepare them to undergo procedures/testing related to infertility testing, insemination, in vitro (IVF) fertilization, FET, and egg vitrification, etc.
  • Responsible for ongoing communication and documentation between the physician and the patient.
  • Monitor established pregnancies via ultrasonography and lab tests, through the first 8-12 weeks of pregnancy and documents updates in the patient’s EMR.
  • Provide compassion and emotional support to patient throughout their infertility experience.
  • Participate in educating and/or training nurses, as directed.
  • Assist with quality improvement projects.
  • Maintain professional standing by participating in continuing education and professional organization membership.
  • Participate in research, as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Support vision and mission
  • Maintain confidentiality of all work information
  • Demonstrate an ability to function successfully in a team environment
  • Exhibit courteous, compassionate and respectful treatment of internal and external customers.
  • Displays a positive attitude and flexibility in changing situations
  • Participates in identifying problems and suggesting solutions
  • Maintains HIPPA and Confidentiality for all patient and clinic information, HIV confidentiality.
  • Understands and asses for domestic violence and child abuse issues and reporting responsibilities. Will report concerns to Medical Director or Practice Administrator.
  • Utilizes time efficiently.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Material and Equipment Involved:

  • Office equipment including: computers, fax machines, copiers, phones, pagers, etc.
  • Daily use of surgical instrumentation and equipment
  • Daily use of chemicals such as Formalin
  • Medical Supplies, Equipment and Materials

Hazardous Exposure Category:

Involves an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues or a potential for spills or splashes of them. (Appropriate protective measures are required for every employee.

Lifting Requirements:

Medium-Heavy Work: Exerting 75 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds of force frequently.

ABOUT US:

CCRM is one of the industry’s leading pioneers in fertility science, research and advancement, offering access to a national network of award-winning physicians, a full suite of fertility services, innovative technology and cutting-edge labs. CCRM was founded in 1987 by Dr. William Schoolcraft and since its inception, has achieved national recognition for clinical excellence and advanced research in the field of reproductive medicine. Today, the CCRM network has over 37 physicians and a team of research scientists, embryologists and professional staff dedicated to helping patients achieve their dream of having a baby.

CRM Minneapolis, founded by Drs. April Batcheller and William Schoolcraft, is dedicated to providing patients with industry-leading quality patient care and outcomes. The facility is an all-inclusive fertility center with an on-site clinic, surgery center, IVF laboratory and clinical laboratory.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • women's healthcare: 1 year
  • Registered Nurse: 3 years

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Location:

  • Edina, MN

License:

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • BLS, ACLS

Required work authorization:

  • United States