Centegra Health Systems RN, Immediate Care in Huntley, Illinois

NATURE AND SCOPE OF POSITION

Under the supervision of the Office Manager or Practice Administrator this position assists in the delivery primary health care and patient case management in addition of care to Occupational Health clients and care coordination. Completes assigned duties efficiently, always keeping accuracy and confidentiality as the highest concern, supporting Clinical staff in the provision of optimal Patient Care.

PRINICPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

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Meets all RN I behaviors.

Greets patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous and helpful manner.

Completes initial triage assessment and initiates patient care as clinically appropriate

Demonstrates strong assessment skills and the ability to recognize and initiate emergent patient care as clinically appropriate

Enters information in the medical record including triage assessment and vital signs,

verifies and updates necessary information in the medical record such as allergies and medications.

Assists patients with ambulatory difficulties in a safe manner.

Answers telephones, screens calls, takes accurate messages and provides information to patients and staff.

Completes medical forms and patient charts for physician charges, diagnosis and procedure codes.

Performs vision testing.

Collects specimens for rapid testing and throat swabs for cultures.

Collects urine specimens as instructed, takes blood per protocol and ensures they are labeled and sent to lab appropriately.

Performs breathing treatments.

Performs stat EKG and cardiac monitoring with the knowledge of core ACLS arrhythmias

Assists Provider during gynecological exams

Obtains bedside finger stick glucose measurement

Performs IV insertion

Administers oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular, inhaled, and intravenous medications per protocol after completing a period of supervised training.

Takes clinical responsibility for own departmental area.

Faxes registration to the lab, and arranges transportation of specimens to the lab.

Maintains stock in all clinical areas and orders lab supplies and coordinates with supply person to ensure departmental specific supplies are maintained at adequate level.

Has knowledge of infection control and blood born pathogens.

Consistently models professional behavior and demonstrates leadership in a variety of situations.

Collaborates with interdepartmental staff to provide quality patient care throughout visit.

Functions as a preceptor/clinical resource to staff on the unit and submits constructive written evaluation when requested.

Guides and supervises assigned nursing personnel in delivering patient care.

Accepts and profits from coaching.

Seeks and accepts assignments relevant to clinical practice and site based programs.

Complies with site and departmental policies and guidelines as determined by office manager, clinical leads, medical director, CPC network and Centegra Health System.

Communicates patient, physician and staff concerns, relating to Office manager or site leader in time to resolve conflicts and facilitate departmental effectiveness.

Shows initiative and assumes responsibility for patient care and site departmental work.

Actively participates in patient satisfaction and Quality Assurance programs based on site.

Demonstrates flexibility in assisting in other offices if needed

Integrates the CHS values into each of the responsibilities of the job and daily communication with our customers and co-workers.

Attends department meetings and participates in department inservices/educational opportunities.

Functions in an advanced clinical role demonstrating expert knowledge in the care of a specific patient population: Infant to Geriatric

Serves as a clinical resource to other clinicians in the care of patient population

Originates and implements ideas leading to performance improvement in patient care and operational structure.

This position integrates the CHS values of genuine respect, passionate caring and a joyful spirit into each of the responsibilities of this job and daily communication with all customers and co-workers.

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This position adheres to and is responsible for the safety standards of Centegra Health System including the completion of the mandatory organizational safety standards on an annual basis.

This position actively maintains confidentiality for our patients and their families as outlined in the CHS Patient Confidentiality Policy and shows the same level of respect for every Associate with in CHS.

This position performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Nursing required preferably with experience in an Occupational Health and Immediate Care and/or Emergency Department setting.
  • Licensed RN – required and in good standing
  • Computer literacy – required
  • Analytical skills necessary in order to gather and interpret routine data, maintain patient records, organize workflow and prioritize patient needs.
  • CPR certified (current or willingness to obtain) - required
  • ACLS certified (current or willingness to obtain) – required
  • Physical ability to perform functional requirements as detailed.

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OTHER/PREFERRED:

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  • Ability to draw blood- preferred Good communication, organizational, and problem solving skills required.
  • Knowledge in Systoc database.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, CPT and ICD-10 coding helpful.
  • Spirometry certification.
  • Experience in an Immediate Care or Emergency Department Setting
  • Urine Drug Screen and Breath Alcohol certification Hair Collection Drug Screen ce

Job: Nursing Jobs

Job Type: Part-time

Schedule: Standard

Hours per Pay Period: 25

Shift: Day Shift

Weekend Commitment: Every Third Weekend

Primary Location: Huntley Medical Office Building I

Start Time: 7:45 AM

End Time: 7:45 AM

Req ID: 103179