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.
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
Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
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.
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Prolonged standing, sitting, walking, reading, writing, talking and use of computer.
Normal clinical office environment