RN

Good Shepherd Hospice Babylon , NY 11702

Posted 2 months ago

RN Facility: Physician Practice Account:

Good Samaritan Physician Practice Location: Babylon, NY Department: Pediatric Clinics-P Category:

Nursing / Nursing Leadership Schedule: Temporary - Full Time Shift: Day and Evening shifts- Hours: 9AM - 5PM ReqNum: 6020283

THIS IS A TEMPORARY LEAVE REPLACEMENT, APPROX. 4 MONTHS

RN-Physician Practice

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.

The Registered Nurse provides safe, direct patient care utilizing the nursing process in the ambulatory setting.The RN provides clinical leadership and is a resource for staff.

Greets and welcomes patients. Uses two (2) identifiers for patient identification (name and date of birth).Escorts patients to exam rooms. Directs patient flow for maximum efficiency.

Triage all patients for basic vital signs, chief complaints and purpose of visit and reviews charts for recent visits, chronic problems, recent and outstanding laboratory studies, and other information that would facilitate prompt and complete care.

Provides telephone triage for patients requesting information or advice and assisting with and encouraging appointments when appropriate.

Obtains additional data from patient/significant other, EKG/lab/ diagnostic test results and other historical data. Reports findings to provider, recognizing abnormal findings or changes in condition.

Evaluates patient responses in relation to established goals and contributes to the revision of the plan of care.

Assists with creating provider and practice level quality performance reports.

Coordinates a wide range of self-management support and education to foster patient engagement and activation.

Delivers interventions based on standard orders and established written protocols to improve the health of the patient population.

Works collaboratively with members of the healthcare team to develop tools and interventions designed to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Prepares, administers and documents medications and vaccines.

Collects, prepares and processes laboratory specimens for on-site and remote-site testing. Tracks and enters results in medical record. Performs quality control for waived testing and log maintenance.

Performs, prepares for and assists with in-office procedures and diagnostic testing.

Assists with the scheduling of procedures, referrals and specialty services and testing as needed.

Maintains and uses principles of aseptic techniques and infection control when performing clinical duties and tasks.

Participates in team meetings/huddles to foster communication and provide feedback to providers, patients, families, pharmacies, vendors, etc.

Aids in the orientation of new staff.

Participates in staff meetings and huddles as appropriate.

Works with healthcare team to assure smooth and efficient patient flow and clinical operation.

Works to create and maintain excellence in patient/family satisfaction, relationships and engagement. Responds to care questions or complaints for timely resolve.Provides documentation on unresolved issues voiced by patients and refers to appropriate party for resolution.

Operates clinical equipment according to manufacturer's instructions including safety and quality control checks. Checks care areas for malfunctioning equipment and general maintenance problems on a regular basis.Reports findings to appropriate person or arranges for repairs, as required.

Ensures that blood/body fluids, biohazard materials, needle containers and potentially infectious waste are appropriately disposed and removed from the clinical area according to infection control guidelines.

Requirements

Diploma/Degree from an accredited RN program*, Bachelor's degree preferred, GI experience preferred

Current NYS RN license. BLS training and current certification required from:American Heart Association or American Red Cross.ACLS current certification where required.

Excellent interpersonal skills and effective oral and written communication skills to enhance age-specific patient care, team collaboration and analytical problem solving. Detail oriented with ability to multitask and follow-through. Ability to work with an Electronic Health Record, Practice Management and Scheduling systems.

Minimum of two years' experience as RN in a physician practice or ambulatory environment or previous related experience.

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.



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