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Urgent care RN

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Freeland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:



Summary

This position is an integral part of the urgent care team and requires the ability to work effectively with Providers and other ancillary staff to deliver high quality, timely, compassionate care.



Under direct supervision of the provider, will be responsible for patient assessment, providing assistance with patient procedures, completing in office lab testing, splinting fractures, and educating the patient on their discharge instructions in the urgent care/occupational health setting.



This position requires knowledge of specialty and/or primary care symptom management and a variety of medications to be able to assess, plan and deliver timely and appropriate care, especially in emergency situations.



This position is responsible for coordinating care and leading other staff team members in the delivery of patient care.



The RN is required to have the skills to complete venipuncture's, pulmonary function testing and administer medications ordered by the provider during the patient visit. The nurse is responsible for communicating to the patient their lab and radiology results when directed by the provider.



ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES





  • Greets patients and/or family, takes vital signs, obtains/reviews medical, social, surgical and medication history, and allergy information. Prepares patient for examination, performs procedures in accordance with standing orders. Completes in office labs; urinalysis, pregnancy testing, strep screens, EKG's, TB testing, pulmonary function testing per protocol, and reports results to the provider. Communicates information regarding testing, procedures and follow up care to patient in a clear, concise and professional manner.

  • Accurately completes and documents all patient information in the medical record according to current guidelines.

  • Triages emergency patients, assessing condition and responding clinically as needed to stabilize the patient. In conjunction with the provider, directs other staff in assisting in emergency situations. According to protocol, administers immediate treatment when indicated and notifies physician of patient status.

  • Administers medications as prescribed by provider. Assists provider with patient examination, procedures and splinting.

  • Prepares and cleans the patient area, sets up equipment, cleans and facilitates room set up after a procedure. Disposes of contaminated supplies and sterilizes medical instruments.









    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION AND LINCENSURE







    BLS - Basic Life Support Essential Equivalent Experience - BLS required within 90 days of hire or transfer.



    RN - Registered Nurse Equivalent Experience - Nursing experience in an urgent care or Emergency Department setting.







    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND SKILL SET



    Education: Associates Degree



    Preferred Education:





    • A minimum of one year of nursing experience.

    • Nursing experience in an urgent care or Emergency Department setting is preferred.

    • Professional Drug Collector certification within 6 months of hire or transfer.

    • Certified in Breath Alcohol certification within 6 months of hire or transfer.

    • Must possess the skills to lead and educate patients and colleagues.

    • Demonstrates excellent leadership, organizational communication and time management skills. Working knowledge of the organization's Lawson, Electronic Medical Records, and Practice Management programs preferred or knowledge of similar software.





Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Flint , Urgent care RN, Healthcare , Freeland, Michigan

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