RN - Registered Nurse - River Valley Clinic (Per Diem Days)
Title: RN – River Valley Clinic
FTE: 0.0 FTE (Per Diem)
Schedule: Variable Weekdays
Holiday Rotation: No
Weekend Rotation: No
On Call Requirements: No
Provide assessment and treatment of patients, providing quality, professional nursing care, and assisting medical provider with medical procedures as requested.
POSITION TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITIES
- Utilizes the nursing process: assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in all patient encounters.
- Performs nursing procedures, including therapeutic phlebotomies and allergy injections.
- Assists medical provider with processing of diagnostic results bringing significant values to the provider’s attention. Have knowledge of tests and procedures and their significance as related to patient care.
- Assists medical provider with procedures as requested.
- Administers medication by all routes. Demonstrates and understands administration techniques. Recognizes the implementation of dosages, interactions, side effects, adverse effects, routes of administration of drugs as they apply to individual patients. Uses knowledge of medications in instructing patients about medication therapy.
- Triages/screens telephone call related to patient care.
- Obtains appropriate information with attention to detail and accuracy (i.e. using direct symptom related questions – Keeping patient focused.)
- Makes nursing assessment utilizing, theory and judgment, and patient information.
- Implements appropriate care using nursing assessment, critical thinking skills, protocols, and standing orders.
- Performs delegated medical acts and provides supervision as needed in accordance with the Nurse. Practice Act to the LPNs and unlicensed personnel.
- Assesses patient status to determine need for treatment or intervention in life threatening situations. Participates using emergency standing orders if needed, or under the direct supervision of a medical provider.
- Manages patient flow and performs patient rooming workflows as requested.
- Collect laboratory samples.
- Schedule referrals/outpatient diagnostic procedures including patient prep information and coordinate prior authorizations
- Establishes working relationships teaching protocols for patient education, family counseling and general public information.
- Takes a leadership role in the facilitation of department functions including mentoring new staff and ensuring policies & procedures are followed.
- Leads and participates in site process and policy improvement teams.
- Cross train and staff other clinics as needed.
- Assists in the development and implementation of policies, protocols, standing orders and quality assurance standards.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Required: None
- Preferred: None
- Required: None
- Preferred: 1-3 years of experience as a nurse in a healthcare setting, ideally a medical clinic
- Required: State licensure or eligible for State Licensure as a Registered Nurse
- Required: Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Preferred: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
- Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match
- Free membership to our state-of-the-art fitness facility
- Free parking at facility
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