This is a consultative only practice (no admissions, no deliveries) with the following support services/personnel: Three sonographers, two full time nurses plus a nurse manager, billing associate, scheduling, genetic counselor, and a CNM who runs the Diabetes in Pregnancy program (except for type 1 diabetics, those go to MFM) and sees follow up inpatient consults.
Hours are 8-5, Monday through Friday, with telephone availability call nights and weekends. Average 2 evening phone calls per week, one true emergency that requires going in to the hospital about every 6 months.
Our practice does Amnio, CVS, NT, ultrasound, fetal echocardiography, external cephalic version and cerclage. No cordocentesis. No fetal therapy but excellent fetal therapy center in town.
When fully booked, our schedule accommodates up to 30 ultrasounds and 4 outpatient consults daily. Generally run about 80 percent capacity. Hospital manages babies down to 27 weeks/ 1000 grams.