Ambulatory Care Nurse II -Patterson Place - Urogynecology

Duke University Durham , NC 27701

Posted 6 days ago

Patterson Place - Urogynecology

General Description

Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in ambulatory clinic settings in accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care and established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Job Duties
1.Perform nurse procedures (urodynamics, anorectal manometry, bladder installation, PTNS) under the supervision of medical providers
2.Perform telephone and electronic medical record triage; provide medical advice and refill requests, schedule appointments, review lab results and treat patients per protocols under the supervision of medical providers
3.Order clinic supplies, complete insurance and FMLA forms, complete requests for prior authorizations, abstract patient charts
4.Assist the physician during the examination and procedures
5.Collect/prepare laboratory and blood specimens; perform Point of Care laboratory tests
6.Sterilize medical instruments using High Level Disinfection and Autoclave as appropriate
7.Review medical and surgical instructions with patients and/or caregivers, and document in patient record.
8.Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
9.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers. Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care and serve as a team leader
10. Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care, including equipment and material resources
11. Support the development of other staff and formal learners. Participate in the identification of clinical, operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities
12. Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others

  • Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care

  • Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up

  • Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status using computer documentation tools

  • Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively with providers, nursing staff, PRMO staff, and administrative staff

Education Requirements/Preferences

Graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program required.

All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.

Experience Requirements/Preferences
12 months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level.

Women's urology and/or gynecology experience preferred. Triage skills or history of working in procedures a plus.

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina.

BLS required

Working Conditions

Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment.

Must be present on site for 8 hour shifts during standard business hours.

Must participate in group activities requiring interpersonal skills & cooperation.

Must work as late person when scheduled or according to business needs

Must be able to react quickly and immediately respond to emergencies.

Must travel between locations on needed basis.

Must be able to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands & priorities.

Must maintain attention to detail over extended period of time.

Must be continually aware of variations in changing situations.

Must be able to move throughout office environment throughout day.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.

Must be able to carry 50 lbs.

Must be able to reach for objects by extending arms. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.

To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.

Experience

Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level.



icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Ambulatory Care Nurse II Or III Duke Urgent Care South

Duke University

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 4/11/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-07-10T00:00 Duke University Health System- Duke Urgent Care seeks to hire Ambulatory Care Nurses who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together. Job Summary: * Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in ambulatory settings, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures, under the supervision of the nurse manager, charge nurse or practice manager. * Collect and analyze patient data, make recommendations for nursing care plans, evaluate nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriately nursing actions taken and patient responses. * Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers. * Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care and serve as a team leader. * Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care, including equipment and material resources. * Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings. * Support the development of other staff and formal learners. Participate in the identification of clinical, operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities. * Participate in clinic or entity level performance improvement activities. * Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required: * Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and all unlicensed assistive personnel * Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedures * Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families * Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care * Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up * Ability to use fine motor skills * Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area or organization Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re- evaluation of patient status * Ability to use the computer and learn new software programs Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools * Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds * Ability to remain focused and organized * Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to ambulatory patients Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions * Working knowledge and completion of appropriate TJC and other regulatory requirements * Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program is required. All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required: Click here for more information Duke Health Highlights: In addition to our three hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers. Duke Primary Care is the largest primary care network in the greater Triangle area with family medicine and internal medicine providers, and pediatricians in nearly 30 locations throughout the region. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department. Education Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date. Experience Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level. Degrees, Licensures, Certifications Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. Duke University Durham NC

Ambulatory Care Nurse II -Patterson Place - Urogynecology

Duke University