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RN/LPN

RN/LPN

Requisition ID 
2018-5314
# of Openings 
1
Address 
425 North Lake Avenue
Job Locations 
US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 
2/8/2018
Category 
Nursing
Department 
GASTROENTEROLOGY
Job Code 
NN07

More information about this job

Overview

Reliant Medical Group is seeking a Registered Nurse ( RN ) to join our excited and innovative organization!

 

Position: Per Diem (as needed) 

Hours:  8:00 AM - 5:00PM 

 

Responsible for the effective delivery and management of direct patient care utilizing the nursing process and adhering to standards of nursing practice.  Provides appropriate care to patients ranging within the ages of infants to geriatrics. Provides pre-visit and post-visit telephonic support and patient education, populating the electronic medical record with historical information, lab findings, and preliminary orders to be reviewed by the physician at the next clinic visit.  Ad-hoc visits to the clinical sites will be scheduled to enhance coordination of team-based care.

Responsibilities

  • Provides effective patient care directly to patients or through telephone management.
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  • Delivers care based on patient’s specific needs. Interviews patient and/or significant other(s) on admission. Uses observation skills to assess patient, including physical, psychosocial and behavioral status. Identifies and prioritizes patient problems based on assessments.
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  • Plans for care collaboratively with the patient as well as multidisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Involves patient and significant other(s) based on patient needs.
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  • Implements interventions. Evaluates or revises the plan based on patient needs or outcomes.
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  • Initiates nursing interventions that assist the patient to maximize health capabilities. Reassess and revise plan of care according to patient or significant other(s) education needs. Utilizes electronic medical record tools to proactively ensure that all primary and secondary prevention services are accomplished in a timely fashion.
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  • Administers, monitors and evaluates all therapeutic interventions including but not limited to safe medication administration according to standard policies and procedures and applicable state and federal laws.
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  • After completion of a training program, starts intravenous therapy for hydration and administration of medications as required.
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  • Administers intravenous medications, including limited IV push medications depending on patient population, such as Urgent Care versus Primary Care patients, as required.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Currently licensed as a RN in the State of Massachusetts. Basic Life Support (BLS). Fifteen hours of continuing education every two years. Certification in specialty strongly recommended. BLS/CPR certification. Experience in an ambulatory care setting with telephone triage is desirable. One year Medical/Surgical or Specialty experience. Any unit-specific criteria including age-specific, technology and equipment. Excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills.  Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, etc.

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