Provides direct nursing care in accordance with estabilished policies, procedures and protocols in assigned speciality.
- Participate in the coordination of patient care management as part of the care management team for high risk populations.
- Provide health-related education as directed by provider or as indicated by nurse assessment.
- Participate in collaboration with the health care team in identifying, evaluating, and prioritizing patient and family needs to develop a plan of care.
- Responsible for full compliance with all applicable regulations for the operation of a Class D Pharmacy.
- Telephone/walk-in triage of patients using approved national standards.
- Perform patient medication reconciliation in conjunction with the provider as part of the pre-visit assessments and care coordination, including coordinating refills with providers at time of visit.
- Follow up with patients as directed by provider.
- Perform Birth Control Refill visits and patient education as needed.
- Refer to and resource other extended care team members (such as the Unit Clerks, Medical Assistants, Health Ed, Referrals or other resources) to maximize patient flow and provider productivity.
- Participate in chart audits as per protocols to monitor quality of care.
- Route incoming patient records and forms as appropriate.
- Communicate home health referrals and notify providers.
Support team and Clinic functions:
- Participate in care team huddles and other staff meetings as required.
- Participate in problem identification and resolution in functions relevant to duties.
- Maintain effective communication with Unit staff, other floor personnel, Clinic management and all departments, acting as a resource within the clinic to other care team members.
- Demonstrate support for decision making, policies and procedures.
- Participate in quality improvement processes and projects, including policy and procedure development and updates.
- Identify opportunities to improve work flow, work processes and patient care, and work cooperatively to implement these and other quality improvements.
- Adhere to HIPAA guidelines.
Education: RN, graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Experience: Two years related experience preferred.
- Current professional license to practice in the State of Texas.
- CPR Certified
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Bilingual in English/Spanish
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, including reflexive listening;
- Skill in public relations and group presentations
- Basic counseling skills and health education knowledge, including understanding of human anatomy and physiology
- Able to establish and maintain cordial and professional relationships with patients, volunteers, and Clinic staff;
- Able to develop and use resource and referral systems.
- Able to work independently, exercising personal initiative.
People s Community Clinic is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, language, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or sex stereotyping.
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