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OB Care Coordinator Nurse
University of Minnesota
Community-University Health Care Center
CUHCC's mission is to seek health equity in our community by advancing the well-being of diverse people. The clinic is known for providing high quality care to diverse patients and is moving forward in improving timely access to care for patients. This position contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the clinic's services in providing care coordination for adults, children and families. This position reports to RN Care Coordinator Supervisor.
Duties, responsibilities, and performance expectations:
- Administers care/treatment to pregnant women in the areas of prenatal care with special attention to the mental health and oral health needs of pregnant women.
- Work alongside midwives to provide OB care for a medically high risk, diverse patient population.
- Complete screening tools to identify and assess psycho-social risk factors and mental health issues that pregnant women might be experiencing.
- Develop self-management care plans for the duration of the pregnancy based on risk and overall patient care complexity.
- Plan, implement and conduct culturally tailored patient and family education.
- either during the visit and/or in a group setting related to prenatal care (such as nutrition, child birth or the effects of chemical use during pregnancy) as appropriate.
- Ensure pregnant women and their families access needed referrals for specialty care offered either on-site or off-site.
- Communicate significant changes during the pregnancy to the provider team.
- Work with care managers to implement the women and family's care plan.
- Educate patients around management of any chronic conditions, such as asthma, and resources when their conditions are exacerbated.
- Identify and connect patients to community resources that will assist them in achieving good health outcomes such as food shelves, WIC, etc.
- Provide regular and ongoing care coordination to ensure that women follow up with needed referrals, complete prenatal visits and attend the post-partum visit.
- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in State of Minnesota.
- Two (2) years of progressively more responsible nursing experience.
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The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.