Find what you're looking for in your career, at PacMed as a Registered Nurse (RN) Clinic (0.5 FTE, Days) to work in Totem Lake Prim Care, Internal, Fam Practice, Pediatrics in Kirkland, WA.
Provides professional nursing care as directed by the Washington State Nurse Practice Act and Pacific Medical Centers policies, procedures, and protocols; i.e. provides primary and specialty health care services in collaboration with other members of the health care team while integrating the nursing roles of clinical, teaching, consulting, care coordination/case management, and leadership. Utilizes a systematic approach to nursing practice, incorporating the principles of Nursing Process when delivering care.
In this position you will:
Independently assesses patient needs, develops a plan of care, delivers direct care, evaluates outcome of care, and adjusts plan and subsequent interventions accordingly.
Administers medications within the scope of registered nursing practice.Institutes health promotion and preventive care measures, based on patient needs assessment.
Delivers RN-administered patient care services following Pacific Medical Centers approved protocols e.g., anti-coagulation therapy, suture removal, adult female with dysuria, pregnancy counseling, etc.
Documents subjective and objective assessment, evaluation, plan and interventions for in-person and telephone interactions.
Conducts comprehensive educational assessments, matches teaching methods to defined learning objectives, and develops teaching plans for individual patients and target population groups.
Instructs patients, individually or in groups, using a variety of methods, reinforcement and review.
Evaluates and documents the outcome of instruction; incorporates changes into the patient teaching plan.
Consulting Nurse Role:
Triages patient needs, both in-person and by phone, to ensure timely access to appropriate health care services.
Provides medical information, advice and health care teaching to patients and their families in person and via the telephone.
Care Coordination/Case Management Role:
Functions as a liaison between patients, providers and community agencies; obtains support services for patients (i.e., nursing homes, home health care agencies, visiting services and other community agencies).
Facilitates transition of patients from outpatient to hospital, skilled nursing facility, and/or home care services.
Facilitates changes in clinic patient flow based on patient assessment and triage.
Coaches, instructs and acts as role model for designated health care team workers.
Delegates clinical and non-clinical tasks to designated health care team members according to Washington State approved scope of practice guidelines.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing degree (Baccalaureate, Associate or Diploma) from an accredited school of nursing.
One (1) year of recent RN experience in a patient care setting or clinical commensurate.
Two (2) years of work experience in behavioral health assignments only: In acute or ambulatory Behavioral Health.
Currently licensed to practice in Washington State.
Basic Life Support certification within two (2) month of hire.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
2 years recent RN experience in a patient care setting in area(s) of responsibility
Recent prior experience in a hospital and out-patient setting.
Recent prior experience with phone triage.
Three (3) years of work experience in behavioral health assignments only: Progressive experience, including medication management.
About the ministry you serve:
Pacific Medical Centers is affiliated with Providence Health & Services, which operates 28 exceptional not-for-profit hospitals and more than 350 clinics across the West. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice provider opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, Pacific Medical Centers and Providence offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Find what you are looking for in your next practice opportunity with Pacific Medical Centers! Learn more at www.pacmed.org/providerjobs.
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