Ambulatory Float RN - Clinic Float Pool (Full-Time)
Department: Temp & Float Nurse Pgm Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Experience and Education
Delivers nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with stated medical plan of care utilizing the nursing process to assess, implement, and record patient's response in the medical record.
Schedules patients' appointments, tests, and procedures via on-line computer system or telephone, and reinforces physician instructions in person and through telephone contact.
Proficiency in electronic medical record documentation. Provides patient education and documents patient's response in medical record.
Ensures appropriate patient consents and authorizations are obtained for research and/or medical treatment.
Triages patient phone inquiries according to physician and/or departmental protocols and documents such actions in patients' medical records.
Provides working supervision and delegates tasks to licensed vocational nurses, non-licensed medical staff, or office support personnel.
Participates in the recommendation of policy and/or procedural changes according to nursing expertise.
Prepares equipment and assists physicians during physical exams and medical procedures.
Prepares and administers medications as prescribed by physician.
Inspects equipment and facilities visually and physically to ensure patient safety and proper functioning of equipment. Maintains adequate stock of supplies as required for work area.
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records. Performs other duties as assigned.
Full-time, benefits eligible float pool position for our ambulatory clinics.
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