Overview: We believe staying healthy is a group effort. That
together we can make feeling good contagious. By energizing our
communities, we bring you care that's more than just medicine. We
treat your mind, body and spirit. We've been answering this call
since 1888, when our founding sisters established hospitals in
Little Rock and Hot Springs. Today, we're stronger than ever.
Consistently ranked by U. S. News and World Report as high
performing in medical services, our system of care includes four
hospitals as well as primary care and specialty clinics throughout
Arkansas. While we appreciate the praise, we're most thankful for
truly extraordinary coworkers and medical staff who are living our
mission by providing excellent and compassionate care.
Responsibilities 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.
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
Administers medication accurately as directed by a
Assist physician with patient exams and multiple clinic
procedures, implements treatments and evaluations patient
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
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.
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
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
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).
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.
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
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.
Qualifications Education: Current RN registration in
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
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.