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Registered Nurse, Primary Care Clinic - Clinic

Company: Health by Design
Location: Three Rivers
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Primary Care ClinicPosition Title: Registered Nurse, Primary Care in an Out-patient Refinery Clinic

Supervisor: Clinic Charge Nurse

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401K, PTO, paid holidays, life insurance, chaplain services, reimbursement program, wellness program, and more!

Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care to our patients under the supervision of a charge nurse in an out-patient, primary care clinic setting. Monday-Friday, 6:30am-3:00pm. NO nights, No weekends, NO 12-hour shifts and NO major holidays!

Essential Job Functions:

* Assesses, triages, plans, provides, and evaluates patient care for a designated shift or clinic ensuring execution of physician orders and in accordance with company policy and procedures
* May delegate work to licensed vocational nurse (LVN) or medical assistants (MA) (as needed and depending on locations)
* Assists physician with procedures, dressing changes, and administering medications
* Performs phlebotomy and other lab tests, monitors blood pressure, blood sugar, EKG and other vital measurements as ordered by the physician
* Coordinates with patients regarding scheduling office visits, follow up for test results, medication refills, referrals, and insurance issues
* Provides patient health and wellness education; informally and through the Health by Design Health and Nutritional Coaching Programs
* Administers allergy and other injections as ordered by patient's personal physician or allergist per Health by Design policies and procedures
* Responds to a variety of medical emergencies that present to the clinic
* Documents patient care and codes visits appropriately in the patient electronic medical records
* Assists with coding and claims on patient encounters as needed under guidance of the charge nurse
* Assists the charge nurse as needed to maintain a functional clinic
* May function independently under standing orders when needed
* May serve as team leader in the absence of the Clinic Charge Nurse
* Serves as a steward for Health by Design philosophy and resources
* Attendance is an essential job function
* Performs necessary administrative responsibilities, to include, but not be limited to, answering phone calls and voicemails, scheduling appointments, scanning and faxing patient documents, to ensure optimal clinic workflow

Education: Bachelor's Degree preferred but will accept Associate Degree or Hospital Diploma with equivalent experience

Experience: Minimum of two years nursing experience (direct patient care)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

* Registered Nurse License in the state where services are provided
* BLS Certified

Required Skills:

* Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
* Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, patients, and other employees
* Basic nursing skills to include the ability to respond to emergencies
* Basic mathematical skills
* Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
* Excellent computer skills with respect to working with an Electronic Medical Record

Preferred Skills:

* Computer skills to include, but not limited to, electronic medical records, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
* Ability to perform phlebotomy and other lab collections, EKGs, wound care, nebulizer treatments, allergy injections
* Ability to operate and maintain the clinic medical equipment
* After employee orientation, the above preferred skills will become required for the position

Physical Requirements:

* While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to use hands to grasp, handle, or feel; talk; and hear
* Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
* May regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds with occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds

Keywords: Health by Design, Corpus Christi , Registered Nurse, Primary Care Clinic - Clinic, Healthcare , Three Rivers, Texas

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