Urgent care RN
Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: January 23, 2023
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
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
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.
- 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
- 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
- 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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