Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

at Westside Family Healthcare in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

The Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner provides direct patient services to female patients with an emphasis on prevention and education, in collaboration with staff physicians(s) and the clinical team of providers and allied health professionals and participating in the supervision of nursing students and staff. Physicians are available 24 hours per day on site or by phone for consultation with the WHNPs.


  1. Provide diagnosis and treatment of all women’s health conditions, including, but not limited to gynecological problems, STD diagnosis and treatment, prenatal/perinatal, breastfeeding, preconception and newborn retention, according to established guidelines
  2. Perform interim physical examinations for healthy patients
  3. Perform all services in compliance with the most current, accepted professional standards and the standards of the Joint Commission
  4. Provide health education to patients about ways to improve, promote, and maintain their health status, including but not limited to providing educational information on disease/disease process, self-care practices, and positive lifestyle choices (i.e., diabetes, safe sex, weight loss, smoking cessation, etc.)
  5. Provide emergency medical treatment to WFH patients as needed, and provide emergency medical treatment as requested or appropriate to non-WFH patients who are at or near a location where the ANP is present for the purpose of providing services to WFH patients
  6. Maintain timely, complete and accurate records, medication lists, and documentation of care and follow-up for administrative purposes and reimbursement of services in a timely manner
  7. Maintain competence in clinical practice with participation in continuing educational experiences and maintenance of Basic Life Support certification
  8. Implement clinical education and training of clinical staff when necessary
  9. Participate in WFH performance improvement activities
  10. Participate in monthly OB team meetings
  11. Participate in WFH community education and outreach programs
Copy Link

Job Posting: 973436

Posted On: May 18, 2022

Updated On: Jun 18, 2022