OB Educator - Obstetrics & Gynecology

University of Tennessee

Memphis, TN

Job posting number: #7242757

Posted: May 7, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The OB Educator assists in the day-to-day operation of the High-Risk OB/GYN grant. This position will provide educational assistance and patient follow-up information to healthcare providers in a five-state, eighty-county referral area.


Provides delivery/discharge summaries on women who received prenatal care at non-Regional One Health (ROH) clinics or physician offices in Memphis and surrounding areas but delivered at ROH. Provides delivery/discharge summaries on women who were transferred from outlying hospitals and admitted to ROH for care as inpatients.
Plans, organizes, and teaches courses (both classroom and clinical simulation) in low and high-risk obstetrics to staff in hospitals, birthing centers, clinics, and physician offices, and to EMS personnel located in the West Tennessee Perinatal Region, upon request.
Serves as a member/volunteer for national, state, and local organizations that promote maternal and infant well-being.
Completes the OB portion of the POR report on the High-Risk Grant submitted quarterly to the Division of Family Health and Wellness in the Tennessee Department of Health; prepares the written portion of the annual OB High-Risk Perinatal Grant submitted in June to the Division of Family Health and Wellness in the Tennessee Department of Health.
Prepares and distributes reports on inpatient OB transfers to ROH and the ROH L&D statistics to key University and hospital employees monthly.
Prepares written guidelines for use across the state related to education, transportation, and hospital care levels, along with outreach educators from Tennessee’s other Regional Perinatal Centers.
Utilizes the Tennessee Perinatal Care System’s Educational Objectives for Nurses to plan and present educational offerings at various locations in West Tennessee.
Serves as the primary contact person for obstetric care providers in outlying clinics for the scheduling of labor induction or planned cesarean deliveries at ROH or for obtaining information on patients from their practice who received care at ROH.
Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. (Master’s Degree in Obstetric Nursing or Education preferred.) (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years clinical experience in obstetric nursing. (One (1) year teaching experience related to nursing education preferred.) Valid Tennessee Driver’s license required. Must be approved by Regional One Heath as a system user to have access to the hospital’s patient care computer system (Cerner).



Ability to provide expert nursing care to low and high-risk obstetric patients during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods.
Knowledge of basic nursing care provided to low and high-risk newborns.
Ability to prepare lectures, handouts, and visual aids for nurses with diverse backgrounds and specific institutional function requirements.
Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with individuals from a variety of educational and cultural backgrounds.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and FileMaker Pro software programs.
Knowledge of JCAHO and HIPAA requirements.
Ability to assess educational needs and plan appropriate classroom and simulation content.

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Job posting number:#7242757
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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United States
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