Registered Nurse (RN) Days - Urgent Care Germantown

Location
Germantown, MD
Posted
Sep 26, 2020
Closes
Nov 06, 2020
Ref
R-010888
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
• Performs properly and accurately documents and reports all procedures and assessments into EMR in accordance with department policy.

• Obtains a brief summary of presenting patient's chief complaint. Evaluates for age-appropriate behavior motor skills and physiological norms of the patient. Documents vital signs, allergies, current medications, LMP and pain scale threshold if appropriate. Completes all follow-up assessments and evaluations. Assesses for signs of abuse or neglect.

• Performs treatments and administers medications. Proficient in starting and monitoring IVs. Applies orthopedic devices and dressings as ordered. Functions appropriately in clinical emergencies. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions. Interprets and verifies physician orders correctly. Investigates questionable situations.

• Performs diagnostic testing to include EKG, spirometry, audiometry, titmus, pulse oximetry and waived laboratory/forensic testing. Processes instruments according to current policies/guidelines.

• Appropriately relays discharge instructions/care to the patient or family utilizing approved after-care instruction tools.

• Follows CDC isolation guidelines, infection control practices, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.

• May train other staff to perform waived laboratory testing and basic clinical duties to facilitate patient flow.

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelors or Associate degree in Nursing from an Accredited School of Nursing
Current licensure by the Maryland Board of Nursing to practice as a Registered Nurse
Current proficiency in CPR and BLS with American Heart Association.

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

Work Schedule:

    Please note: This job may require "Roving," which consists of rotating to the various AHC Urgent Care Center locations. Your manager will discuss with you whether your particular position includes "Roving," and if so, the details of this job requirement. Generally, this will be designated by your work schedule.

    Tobacco Statement

    Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

    Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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