Registered Nurse - Community Health Clinic

Location
Washington, DC
Salary
$40/Hour
Posted
Oct 14, 2020
Closes
Oct 28, 2020
Ref
5393203
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Community Health Clinic RN

Performs a wide variety of patient care activities and accommodates services for Health Clinic patients being seen in the facility. Responsible for direct care of patients. Telephone interactions require assessment, patient education, and may require crisis intervention.

Responsibilities:
  • Greets all patients and staff courteously and respectfully while maintaining a positive demeanor.
  • Uses appropriate telephone etiquette in communications with patients, physicians, and health clinic callers
  • Appropriately triages telephone calls, answers questions, and advises patients according to policy and physician orders.
  • Assists in appointment scheduling of off-site tests and procedures, consultations, surgeries and treatments.
  • Performs and documents a preliminary patient assessment including objective information, vital signs, weight, and subjective information relative to the visit.
  • Assists with the patient discharge/check out procedures according to physician instructions and ensures appropriate documentation.
  • Performs all immunizations and assists with diagnostic and other in office procedures (i.e., LEEP, ESSURE, ablation, lab tests, venipuncture, specimen collection, etc).
  • Review and complete workload assigned in EMR
  • Performs designated triage nursing duties including determining the needs of patient and making an appropriate appointment based on problem anticipation, knowledge of the patient's medical issues and detection minor to significant changes in that disease process. Ability to answer questions over the phone, or put a note in the physician's EMR workload requesting the physician call the patient or answer a question.
  • Speaks to patients and/or parents/guardians over the phone for medical triage needs.


Job Requirements

Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an approved school of nursing, BSN preferred. (need copy of diploma)
  • Unencumbered DC License
  • Current CPR/BLS Certification
  • Immunizations including MMR, Varicella, HepB, TDAP
  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray
  • 2 years' Med/Surg, ER, or Critical Care experience
  • Experience with Pediatric patients preferred


Additional Information

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Julie Segor

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