Posted: Friday, January 26, 2024 01:46 AM
Under general direction, the Clinical Nurse monitors patients, supports the providers, and documents procedures. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Ensures continual delivery of high-quality nursing care Adopts and implements innovative nursing practices to improve the facility Maintains a healthy, collaborative team environment Mentors/trains other nursing staff, as needed Promotes positive customer relations within the facilities Oversees safety surveillance and task related responsibilities that have been delegated to others to ensure effective and desired results Oversees infection control surveillance and task related responsibilities that have been delegated to others to ensure effective and desired results Maintains documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records, as required Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans Monitors all aspects of patient care Deals compassionately, professionally, and courteously with patients, their families, physicians, and fellow employees Follows safety and infection control procedures Adheres to all federal, state, and nursing regulations and protocols, including but limited to patient safety procedures such as: Verification of correct patient, correct procedure, correct time Assessing for contraindications such as oral anticoagulant therapy or comorbidities/acute diagnoses that would render patient ineligible for procedure Identifies an emergency situation and is able to appropriately intervene Understands and administers regulatory policies (i.e.: Joint Commission/AAAHC, CDC, State, etc.) Deploys, monitors, and ensures that the facilities’ operational processes are appropriately integrated within the facility’s quality programs Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, Company and other regulatory standards Assists with supply ordering, as needed Provides clinical support for procedures Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in patients' conditions Records patients' medical information and vital signs Ensures history and physicals are complete on each patient, by the provider, prior to procedures Consults and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans Instructs individuals, families and others on topics such as health education, disease prevention and develop health improvement programs Informs physician of patient's condition before, during and after procedures Acts as a liaison between the physician and the patient and patient’s family or support person(s) Maintains the role of patient advocate Ensures, provides and explains discharge instructions to all patients Ensures physician has cleared patient for discharge prior to discharging the patient Assists in the stocking and inventory of the clinical area Establishes IV access for all applicable patients Ensures all applicable clinical staff and guests wear radiation badges Maintains and stores radiation safety equipment Conducts annual apron and thyroid shield inspections Conducts safety drills, as required Conducts daily inventory of and ensures policies and procedures are followed for controlled substances As assigned, ensures operation of medical and administrative equipment by verifying emergency equipment availability; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques Orders/requests supplies as needed Checks work e-mail on a regular basis throughout the workday Participate in and complete all required trainings and in-services Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications: Associates Degree in Nursing OR a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certificate from an accredited program. Must possess and maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in the state in which the employee practices or must hold a nursing license within a compact eligible state. Proof of licensure and/or compact eligibility must be submitted. Must possess a current ACLS and BLS certification. Must have knowledge of Internet and Microsoft Office software (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook). Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, including exceptional customer service. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with doctors, clinical staff, other co-workers and the public. Must be able to work individually as well as within a team. Must be able to follow both verbal and written instructions. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Must be able to respond with patience and understanding during stressful conditions related to patient health and emergent situations. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize. Must have working knowledge of all equipment and procedures. Must demonstrate extreme attention to detail. Must possess strong organization skills. Must be able to problem solve and use reasoning. Must be able to meet predefined quality standards. Must maintain and project a professional attitude and appearance at all times. Must have a working knowledge of the healthcare field and medical specialty, as well as medical terminology. All staff are expected to have a strong desire to provide excellent customer service; to comply with the rules and regulations of those organizations to which we are accountable; to have high ethical and professional standards of conduct; and to have an attitude of wanting to continuously improve their own professional performance. Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year experience as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. One (1) year of prior experience working in a Pain Management practice. One (1) year of prior experience working with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Driving/Travel: The employee must have reliable transportation. Travel for this position may be required up to 80%. While the primary workplace may be closest to the employee’s home, work assignments could be in any of the Company’s locations.
Price - 59900 - 75800
• Location: Opelika, AL Opelika, AL Alabama
• Post ID: 9064709397 Auburn