REGISTERED NURSE (RN)
REGISTERED NURSE (RN)
Franklin Primary Health Center, Inc.
JOB SUMMARY: Participates in coordination, planning, implementation and evaluation of care provided by the Patient Care teams under the direction of the provider team leader but within the objectives, standards and policies of the center and within the parameters of his/her preparation.
-Participates in Care team huddles- initiates pre-visit planning workflow to ensure care completion prior to visit whenever possible
-Triage non-appointment patients (walk-ins) and all phone calls. Prioritize walk-ins according to the urgency of the patient’s condition.
-Assess vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, weight, height, etc).
-Place patients in examination rooms with proper drapes and privacy. Prepare patients for exam procedures.
-Keep exam rooms clean, organized and stocked.
-Comprehensive assessment including documentation of symptoms, chief complaints, medication reconciliation and allergy history.
-Administer medications as authorized and prescribed by physician.
-Documents properly all treatments, medications, lab results, phone messages, referrals, etc.
-Assist physician with treatments, examinations, injections, x-rays, EKG’s, holter monitors, assessments, etc.
-Starts and maintains IV fluids when prescribed. Administer IV medications when prescribed.
-Assist and respond to emergencies.
-Provide HIV pre-and-post test counseling as necessary in the absence of Social Services.
-Monitor supply levels and reorder when needed.
-Ensures coordination and tracking of all labs, referrals and diagnostic tests as required.
-Maintains crash cart, O 2 tanks, narcotic box, refrigerator, medical supply room, medication closet and IV cart. Responsible for completing and reporting findings on log sheet to supervisor at the end of the reporting period.
-Involving the patients in activities to improve their health (patient engagement) Uses skills for patient assessment and implements patient teaching/education/ self management.
-Participates in Care team quality improvement activities including care team performance on required clinical, operational and financial measures.
-Performs venipuncture and basic lab work as needed.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
Give immunizations, PKU’s, Medicaid screenings, vision/hearing exams, TB skin tests, and lab work (when necessary) strep tests, and obtain urine analysis.
Assists with Clupo and Cryo Surgery, Norplant insertion, OB intake, Family Planning, TB skin tests and lab work (when necessary)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BSN or Associate Degree in Nursing, graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Current license to work in the State of Alabama. One year clinical work experience.
Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Associate Degree
Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level
Job Function : Customer Service
How to Apply : email@example.com