District Medical Group
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Registered Nurse - Temporary
at District Medical Group
The Registered Nurse is responsible for managing providers’ patient care plan, providing professional nursing care for patients and following established standards and practices. He/she demonstrates critical thinking skills, anticipates and plans to ensure all patients receive high quality, efficient care.
- Quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following clinical standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, federal/state laws and other governing agency regulations.
- Provide nurse education for patients in all aspects of care including administering medications and treatment instructions.
- Assist physicians with any in-office procedures.
- Monitoring and documenting treatment progress and patient response in the Electronic Medical Record
- Review patient medication and verify information is current and updated as needed.
- Telephone triage.
- Evaluates and updates nursing care plan/treatment plan, establishing new goals according to patient progress.
- Maintains patient confidentiality and HIPAA compliance according to Federal guidelines.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be interpreted an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, and duties required of employees assigned to this job.
- Skilled in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing, and medical care coordination.
- Knowledge of necessary clerical duties to maintain and organize records, reports or other information.
- Effective communicator both verbally and in writing-able to convey information clearly and concisely according to the needs of the audience.
- Skilled in initiating appropriate crisis interventions and emergency response.
- Skilled in patient triage in person and on the phone.
- Ability to analyze options and then counsel patients and families about choices and make referrals to other providers and resources.
- Ability to engage clients and families in the development and implementation of a care plan.
- Ability to read and interpret physicians’ orders and notes from other providers.
- Ability to calculate and administer drug dosages and injections and assist with reports and collection and analysis of data.
- Working knowledge of basic computer programs: MS Office and EMR experience.
Education or Equivalency
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Arizona Registered Nurse license
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
- Bilingual-Spanish/English preferred.
- Experience working with special needs children.
FTE Status/Scheduled Hours of Work:
- This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required and/or hours may be shortened as job duties demand.
Environmental Working Conditions
- Normal clinical environment.
- The noise level of the work environment is usually low to moderate.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
- Job Start Date Wednesday, September 30, 2020