RN Clinic - Heart Clinic Arkansas NLR - PRN
Company: CHI St. Vincent
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: April 18, 2019
Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Primary Location: AR > LITTLE ROCK > HEART CLINIC
JOB SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse works under the general
supervision of the Nursing Supervisor; is able to provide health
care to individuals and families as instructed by a physician;
performs routine clinical procedures as directed by a physician;
participates in patient education; enters appropriate documentation
into patients' charts; performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Current RN registration in Arkansas.
Experience: 3 yrs Nursing Experience Required
Physical Requirements: This job requires, at various times, the
following physical activities; climbing, balancing, stopping,
kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, carrying, walking,
pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling,
talking, and hearing, sometimes exerting in excess of 20-100 pounds
of force. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to
perform daily activities. May be subject to inside environmental
conditions, hazards (including electrical currents and exposure to
high heat and chemicals), infectious diseases, and may be required
to function around prisoners and mental patients.
Skills: Ability to identify scope of practice issues, prioritize
duties and make effective decisions concerning patient care.
Demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills, both orally and
in writing. Ability to perform multiple tasks, often under stress.
Appropriately applies knowledge, training and skills in the care of
neonate, adolescent, adult, and older patients. Utilize good
organizational skills. Key boarding skills preferred. Successfully
PRIMARY CUSTOMERS: Patients, families, physicians, employees and
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Physician, Nursing Team Leader, Nursing
Supervisor, Clinic Director
Incumbent has access to restricted or confidential patient or other
highly sensitive business information and must comply with the
terms of SVHS/CHI Policies as they apply to their job role.
AGE GROUPS:__Neonate/infant(Birth-1- month)__Infant(1
mo-1yrs)__Toddler (1-3yrs) __Preschool(3-6yrs) __School
1. Patient Treatment
Provides quality care to patients and their families as instructed
by a physician.
Provides and documents patient/family educational teachings as
instructed by a physician, including patient/family
Accurately and thoroughly documents physician orders regarding
patient phone, following clinic policies and procedures.
Provides appropriate care to patients in emergency situations as
directed by a physician.
Performs routine clinic procedures as directed by a physician.
Administers medication accurately as directed by a physician.
2. Patient Assessment
Assist physician with patient exams and multiple clinic procedures,
implements treatments and evaluations patient outcomes.
Accurately measures patient vital signs according to clinic policy
and documents in patient chart for each office visit.
Maintains all medical equipment is in working condition.
Orders medical supplies appropriately maintaining wise use of the
resources and cost containment.
Ensures that patient's treatment procedures, medications and
therapies are ordered, verified and have received patients consent.
Evaluates and records outcomes as appropriate.
Assists in all areas of the clinic.
Assists patients with referral procedures, obtaining help with
medications and other needed services.
3. Policies and Procedures
Has knowledge and adheres to all hospital and clinic policies that
relate to individual's job requirements.
Follows dress code of hospital and clinic.
Has good attendance record, is reliable in reporting to work.
Is punctual in reports to work on time
Completes CPR training prior to annual evaluation.
Adheres to all regulatory requirements for clinics. (OSHA,
Infection Control, Fire and Safety)
Properly handles and disposes of needles/sharps and/or contaminated
Follows exposure policy and treatment protocols according to
Exposure Control Plan.
Practices proper safety precautions to avoid employee injury as
evidenced by proper body mechanics, etc. (lifting patients).
4. Information Management
Participates in monthly staff meetings. Reads and signs minutes of
unattended meetings. Offers positive and constructive remarks
during the meeting.
Communicates with patient and their insurance company, to obtain
referral and authorization information.
Obtains referrals using appropriate provider list and provides
referral information to both the patient and the referral
Provides and documents patient/family educational teaching as
instructed by a physician, including patient/family
Accurately and completely documents physician orders regarding
patient phone calls.
Complete and concise documentation of patient emergency situation
is recorded in patient's chart.
Follows clinic guidelines regarding chart documentation.
5. Communication/ Education
Uses tack, courtesy, sound judgment and a professional attitude
when relating to patients, families, and co-workers.
Maintains patient confidentiality
Demonstrates willingness to be flexible.
Researches patient problems and effectively provides solutions.
Serves as preceptor, providing an opportunity for new employees to
learn the clinical procedures and clerical responsibilities
necessary to perform their job responsibilities.
Is honest in using hospital and clinic resources.
Uses time wisely in completing job assignments.
Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring.
That's what you'll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI
facilities across the nation. You'll find challenging, rewarding
work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you.
Join us and together we'll create healthier, stronger communities.
Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!
As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the
highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of
each patient's individual physician. This will involve, utilizing
your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on
prevention and healthy habits.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
- Monitoring patients' conditions and assessing their needs
- Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise
individualized care plans for patients
- Administering patients' medications and providing treatments
according to physicians' orders
- Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care
for patients and their families Job Requirements
We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse
with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability
to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also
important to display excellent verbal and written communication and
interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate
patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.
Additional requirements for this role include:
- Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to
practice in our state
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program
- Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
- Basic Life Support (BLS) required
- Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred
- Additional certification or licensure may be required for some
specialty areas Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become
a part of our faith-based health system.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R
- Schedule: Part-time
- Market: CHI St. Vincent
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