Registered Nurse - Urgent Care- Washington Street

Prevea Health Green Bay , WI 54302

Posted 2 months ago

This position will work 22 hrs per week

Job Description and Essential Functions

Job Title/Position: Registered Nurse

Job Classification: Direct/Indirect Patient Care/Clinical Support

Date of Analysis: 7/1/2013 Date of Revision/Review: 8/31/16



URGENT CARE NURSE

THE MISSION STATEMENT

To take care of people with passion, pride, and respect.

OVERALL EXPECTATIONS STATEMENT

Providing exceptional care for our patients as well as recognizing the value of your co-workers is the expectation of all members of the Prevea Clinic organization. All members are expected to focus on the patient's needs; relate to all in a friendly, accepting manner; communicate in a positive and professional way to patients and co workers; use time effectively and efficiently; and demonstrate an overall high level of performance.

JOB SUMMARY

The urgent care nurse is a skilled member of the healthcare team who functions independently, but under the supervision of a qualified physician. Primary emphasis is on triaging, assessing and monitoring patients during their urgent Care stay, coordination of services and patient education.

The nurse's role includes triaging patients according to medical necessity and communicating this with on duty physician, performing assessments, assisting physician with exams / procedures, performing nursing procedures. In addition, the nurse immediately reports condition changes or critical patients to the on-duty physician and coordinates care as needed.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES (This may not include all duties assigned.)
1.Obtains a verbal history from the patient regarding their current condition and medications and carry out physical assessments including obtaining/monitoring of vital signs, EKGs, etc.
2.Evaluates the patient's priority for being seen if multiple patients arrive at one time.
3.Is knowledgeable about and can operate correctly the following equipment:

Defibrillator

Oximeter

Cardiac Monitor

EKG machine

IV pump Oxygen Tanks
4.Must maintain competency in the following area:

a. Competent in CPR and successful completion of an AHA-sponsored course in ACLS and renewal on a regular basis
5.Provides emotional support to patients and significant others.
6.Assists in the development and assures implementation of policies/procedures for the department.
7.Attends required in-services/educational opportunities for the department
8.Prepares and maintains accurate clinical records in the department, including stress testing reports.
9.Assists in the implementation of a QI program for the department.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

Must demonstrate a positive and helpful style of interaction with patients, physicians, co-workers and the public.

Must demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships by using appropriate interpersonal skills without arousing hostility in others.

Must have the ability to use logical reasoning principles to arrive at solutions to work-related problems for which no established procedure exists.

Must be able to maintain self-control under stressful situations and workload pressures without exhibiting negative behaviors.

Must be willing to learn new technical skills related to the position in order to maintain satisfactory performance.

Must maintain a professional appearance and conduct conducive to Prevea Clinic's mission and values.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
1.Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
2.Current Wisconsin RN licensure required.
3.Five years of nursing experience with a minimum of two years critical care nursing experience.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Other duties as assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be able to stand for 12 hours per day. Must be able to lift/assist patients for transfer.

Must be able to visualize EKG rhythms.

Requires manual dexterity sufficient to start IVs, operate a keyboard and other equipment. It is necessary to view and type on computer screens.

It is necessary to work in an environment that can be very stressful and fast paced.

Must possess logical or scientific thinking to solve problems with several abstract and concrete variables.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in a clinic environment. One spends most of the day in a standing position in addition to doing a great deal of walking. May be exposed to blood and body fluids.

Essential Functions/Physical Demands

Job Title/Position: Registered Nurse

Job Classification: Indirect Patient Care/Clinical Support

Frequency of activity required to perform the job

Never

(0% of work day)

Seldom

(1-10% of work day)

Occasional

(11-33% of work day)

Frequent

(34-66% of work day)

As Required

( Greater than 67% of work day)

Physical Requirements

Sit

x

Stand

x

Walk

x

Drive

x

Climb (Stairs/Ladders)

x

Bend (Neck)

x

Bend (Waist)

x

Squat

x

Kneel/Crawl

x

Twist/Turn (Neck)

x

Twist/Turn (Waist)

x

Lift/Carry 0-10 lbs.

x

Lift/Carry 11-25 lbs.

x

Lift/Carry 26-35 lbs.

x

Lift/Carry 36-50 lbs.

x

Lift/Carry 51-75 lbs.

x

Lift/Carry 76-100 lbs.

x

Lift/Carry > 100 lbs.

x

Push/Pull up to 10 lbs.

x

Push/Pull 11-25 lbs.

x

Push/Pull 26-35 lbs.

x

Push/Pull 36-50 lbs.

x

Push/Pull 51-75 lbs.

x

Push/Pull 76-100 lbs.

x

Push/Pull > 100 lbs.

x

Reach (Above shoulder level)

x

Reach (Below shoulder level)

x

Simple Grasping (Hands/Arms)

x

Fine Manipulation (Hands/Arms)

x

Gross Manipulation (Hands/Arms)

x

Vision Requirements

Color Discrimination

x

Near Vision (Correctable to Jaeger 2 or 20/30 binocular)

x

Distance Vision (Correctable to Snellen chart 20/30 binocular)

x

Hearing Requirements

Hears Whispers < 3 feet

x

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