POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Nursing Director, performs work in the non-professional and paraprofessional phases of health services.
Provides direct patient care to include care co-ordination throughout the continuum of life cycle.
Responsible for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care to include referral tracking, maintaining emergency room/hospitalization log and missed appointments. Utilizes clinical decision support. Collaborates with healthcare team.
Communicates data collected to assist the provider in patient assessment and planning.
Delegates patient care to ancillary staff as per their skill level, experience and available resources.
Resolves patient needs utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Maintains a safe, clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules and regulations.
Protects patients/employees utilizing infection control policies/protocols; enforcing medication/immunization administration, safety and storage.
Ensures operation of medical/emergency equipment, preventive maintenance as per manufacturers’ instructions.
Participates in the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee and implements the CQI plans and activities.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned or when necessary. If such work becomes a permanent and regular part of the job, a new description will be prepared.
Certificate or Diploma from an accredited RN program. BSN preferred with current NYS RN License.
One (1) to three (3) years nursing experience. Some portion of nursing experience in an ambulatory care setting is recommended.
Strong communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, problem solving, and computer skills required. Prior experience with EMR systems preferred. Ability to enter accurately information from various sources onto EMR.
Leadership ability and interpersonal effectiveness, able to manage multiple priorities effectively and adapts to unpredictable situations within the patient setting.
Ability to work flexible hours- days, evenings, holidays and weekends.
Current BLS/ACLS or PALS and Infection Control certificates.