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Fertility Nurse (RN) Care Coordinator - Fairfax, VA

Company: Genetics & IVF Institute, Inc.
Location: Annandale
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Genetics & IVF Institute (GIVF) is an international healthcare organization known and trusted as a fully integrated, specialized provider of assisted-reproductive treatments, cryobanking and genetics services. GIVF is seeking a full-time Fertility Nurse (RN) Care Coordinator to join our team at our headquarters in Fairfax, VA.

The Fertility Nurse (RN) Care Coordinator is responsible for providing individualized nursing care to GIVF's fertility patients by working closely with the physicians to coordinate patient care while consulting with patients regarding treatment protocols, medications, and other testing and treatment procedures. The Fertility Nurse (RN) Care Coordinator is comfortable working independently but can also collaborate in a team environment. Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be committed to delivering exceptional patient care in a growing practice where your passion and talent contribute to helping our patients build their family, one step at a time. This position reports directly to the GIVF Director of Nursing.

Essential Functions:
Collaborate with physician in developing and implementing a treatment plan appropriate to individual patient. Coordinate needed diagnostic imaging and lab tests and treatment plans with patient at direction of physician.
Coordinate care for patients undergoing all types of fertility treatment following established clinical protocols and at the direction of the physician
Be the main point of contact with patients and their partner after the initial consultation. Establish positive rapport based on trust and mutual respect
Deliver timely, compassionate, and clear communications to patients to provide instructions and deliver results.
Communicate with patient in person, over email/secure messenger, or on the telephone regarding patient medication, treatment plans, and test results. Answer patient questions regarding patient cycles and calendars.
Provide patient education for patients undergoing treatment and surgical procedures (e.g., how to administer injections)
Work with the Scheduling Team to schedule treatments after initial and follow up visits
Establish a compassionate environment by providing support to patients and patients' families throughout their fertility treatments
Document into EMR all patient plans and interactions with patient and physician.
Place patient orders into EMR.
Coordinate patients' lab tests and results: enter lab orders, review reports, ensure labs are placed in the patient's chart, follow up for missing labs, contact patient for follow-up as needed
Responsible to assure all consents are signed in a timely manner.
Monitor established pregnancies and documents updates in the patient's EMR.
Assess and manage pre- and post-procedural care for patients: Rotate as procedural/recovery nurse, assist in exam room as needed, maintain surgical stats, maintain procedural and emergency medications
Prep and maintain ultrasound charts/charts for active patients
Perform routine phlebotomy & administer medications as instructed
Obtain authorizations/order medications through specialty and local pharmacies
Willingness to learn and perform intrauterine insemination techniques
Assist with quality improvement projects.
Required to work rotating weekends and holidays
Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience Requirements:
Associate Degree, Diploma, and/or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing, required
Current Virginia Registered Nurse license without limitations, required
2+ years of previous nursing experience, required
Previous experience in women's health, fertility, OB/GYN, strongly preferred, training will be provided
Current BLS certification, required. ACLS certification, preferred
1 year PACU/L&D/ED or other procedural specialty experience preferred
Change IV insertion skills, required
Familiarity with Electronic Medical Record systems.

Other Requirements:
Must be well-organized with excellent interpersonal skills and possess strong written and verbal communication skills
Must possess a demonstrated ability to handle a large volume of patient caseload
Must possess a high level of independent judgment and accuracy.
Must communicate positively and professionally with all internal and external customers, physicians, and team members. Display a positive attitude and flexibility in changing situations
Must have the ability to function independently and seek assistance from the physicians and team members as needed.
Demonstrate the ability to be a team player and possess a willingness to perform duties that are assigned or delegated to him/her as well as a willingness to perform duties of other employees as needed.
Maintain confidentiality of all work information.
Participates in identifying problems and suggesting solutions.
Maintains HIPAA and Confidentiality for all patient and clinic information.

Hours:
Monday-Friday 6:45am-3:30pm or 8am-4pm; plus, rotating weekends and holidays

Additional information:
Salary commensurate with experience
Any candidate seeking employment will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine for a qualifying legal reason, you may request an exception from this requirement.

GIVF provides competitive compensation and generous benefits to our employees, including:
Health and dental insurance
Flex Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) options
Group term life insurance
Short-term and long-term disability options
401K plan
Paid parental leave
Equity via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
Tuition reimbursement program
Substantial discounts on company services and products, including IVF/IUI and fertility preservation (egg freezing), donor eggs and sperm, and egg and embryo storage
Paid vacation and sick time
Paid company holidays
Job training and development opportunities
Company-wide social events

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@givf.com and note Fertility Nurse (RN) Care Coordinator in the subject line. EOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Genetics & IVF Institute, Inc., Annandale , Fertility Nurse (RN) Care Coordinator - Fairfax, VA, Healthcare , Annandale, Virginia

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