Job Description

The Registered Nurse is a key member of the Clinic. This position 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.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

  • Collaborate with physicians on patient care plan. Ensure 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
  • Request and maintain timely documentation for patient care to include physician orders, referrals, letters of medical necessity, prior authorization, etc.
  • Provide nurse education for patients in all aspects of care including administering medications and treatment instructions.
  • Review patients’ chart, verify documents, patient health history, chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors are complete and entered accurately into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • 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
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Evaluates and updates nursing care plan/treatment plan, establishing new goals according to patient progress.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and HIPAA compliance according to Federal guidelines.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Licensed AZ Registered Nurse

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BSN degree preferred.
  • Experience working with special needs children.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

  • Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Valid CPR-BLS  

Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

  • Bilingual-Spanish/English

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 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.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged standing, sitting, walking, reading, writing, talking and use of computer.

Work Environment:

  • Normal clinical office environment