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Providence RN Clinic - Internal Medicine Clinic in Hood River, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a RN Clinic - Internal Medicine Clinic (0.6 FTE, Days) to Hood River Health Services Building in Hood River , OR

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We are seeking a RN Clinic - Internal Medicine Clinic that will assist physicians in delivering quality health care to patients taking into account individual patients' physical or age-related needs. Proficient in the treatment and care of patients, including newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare, stock and clean exam rooms

  • Set up exam rooms for special procedures (i.e., paps, skin biopsies, flexible sigmoidoscopies, etc.)

  • Review patient charts prior to their scheduled appointment, including and completing necessary forms

  • Escort patients promptly to exam rooms

  • Obtain information from patients, including weight, temperature, BP, pulse, symptoms and current medications

  • Obtain specimens from patients using appropriate techniques, including phlebotomy, as directed by physicians

  • Administer immunizations and injections as directed by physicians

  • Perform EKGs, spirometry, and other procedures on patients as directed by physicians

  • Assist physicians with examinations and procedures as directed by physicians

  • Conduct patient education and instruction as directed by physicians

  • Triage of patient calls to advise and instruct patients, based on nursing standards

  • Determine follow-up and outcome, and refer to physician as appropriate

  • Call patients to answer questions and give instructions as directed by physicians

  • Schedule appointments for patients requiring x-rays, lab work, hospitalization, physician appointments, and other medical needs

  • Complete and mail test result forms, insurance referrals, and other patient documents as directed by physicians

  • Obtain prior authorizations as directed by physicians

  • Document all patient activity and contact in the medical chart

  • Order and refill prescriptions as directed by physicians

  • Maintain an adequate inventory of medical supplies

  • Clean and sterilize instruments and equipment

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

  • Meet with drug representatives

  • Provide nursing in-service to include development of policies and procedures

  • Assist co-workers with duties as needed

  • Assist Director of Quality Management/Risk Management to monitor quality assurance program and Infection Control/Safety Officer with environment of care, emergency preparedness and infection control issues

  • Perform general nursing care to patients

  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards

  • Prepare equipment and assist physician during treatment examination and testing of patients

  • Observe, record, and report patient's conditions and reaction to drugs and treatments by physicians

  • Dispense medications as directed by physician

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

  • Current RN license

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • One (1) year of office nursing experience

  • Skills in taking accurate vital signs, provision of direct patient care, management of time, the practice of safety techniques, human resources skills, assist AAPS in hiring nursing personnel, conduct performance evaluation on Health Services Building (HSB) nursing personnel, responsibility for the daily operation of the clinical area

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Office management experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 348626