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RESOURCE NURSE (RN)

Company: Marimn Health
Location: Spokane
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Come work for Marimn Health - voted one of the Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 AND 2022 and Modern Healthcare's Family Friendliest Employer in 2020! Fantastic benefits, flexible schedules, paid holidays and ability to choose vacation times! Your employer paid benefits include: Medical, Dental, Prescription, and Vision for employee and all legal dependents. 401(k) plan with 5% employer match after 1 year of employment. Employee Life insurance plan of $100,000 + the employee's annual earnings. Short and long term disability. Generous PTO with the ability to earn additional personal days. Please note that this position is in Plummer, ID. Carpool opportunities are available. QUALIFICATIONS : High school diploma or G.E.D required. Current RN Licensure in the State of Idaho is required. BSN preferred. Two years of relevant experience in community based primary care required, walk-in clinic or urgent care and wound care experience preferred. EMR experience required. Typing skills of at least 35 wpm preferred. Current BLS, PALS and ACLS required and/or willingness to obtain within (6) months of hire required. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served in the clinical area.Demonstrates excellent technical skills and judgment. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and the development over the life span and have the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirement. Must effectively interact with staff to coordinate and promote continuity of the patient's care.Must have ability to interact with physician/provider as a member of care team and patient advocate. Demonstrate accountability for ensuring documentation of all aspects of care as per clinic guidelines; administering medication and treatments safety; maintaining patient safety, comfort, and cleanliness. Demonstrate self-direction and professionalism by identifying areas of needed professional development skill and participating in educational activities. Knowledge of and ability to recognize emergency situations and ability to apply emergency care. Knowledge of or willingness to learn the culture, customs and health problems of the Native American population. Maintains positive peer relationships and assists in a friendly, helpful manner to all patients, visitors and staff. Well-organized and able to handle conflicts and crisis in a professional manner. Possesses the ability to work independently and make sound care decision regarding established care plan. Understands and practices confidentiality guidelines as established in the Patient Privacy Act. Must have consistent work attendance record. ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Hearing: within normal limits with or without use of corrective hearing devices; Vision: adequate to read 12-point type with or without use of corrective lenses Must be able to verbally interact with staff, clients and public Manual dexterity of hands/fingers for writing, computer input Able to lift up to 25-100 lbs. (assist in transfer of patients) Stand 40% of the day. Walking 60% of the day. Pushing, up to 30-100 lbs., (i.e. crash cart, stretcher, or wheelchair) Pulling, up to 25-80 lbs. RESPONSIBILITIES: Professional knowledge of and ability to apply nursing care principles, practices and procedures required assessing needs of wide variety of Medical, Surgical, Obstetrical, Gynecological and Pediatric patients. Knowledge of normal course of disease, anticipated complications, and indicated therapeutic intervention. Knowledge of Pharmaceuticals and their desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use. Knowledge of and ability to recognize emergencies, and treat as needed. Obtains appropriate vital signs, including weights and heights under Nurse Documentation. Also able to recognize normal and abnormal ranges. Obtains the appropriate information, specimens, lab results, x-ray results and health history from patients to prepare them for the clinical provider. Assists clinicians with procedures, such as minor surgical procedures, and prepares the exam room and instruments for these procedures. Able to anticipate Medical Providers' needs. Must possess the skill of arrhythmia recognition. Knowledge of immunization recommendations and protocols. Operates and maintains appropriate medical equipment. Ensure complete, accurate and timely documentation within the electronic health record including the right patient, right encounter date/time and appropriate provider. Appropriately selects patients' complaint/reason for visit using HPI template in EHR. Able to input vital signs, allergies, medications, Past Medical History, past diagnostic information, Family History, Social History, confidential information, review of systems, and/or any procedure completed into Next Gen/EHR. Able to order immunizations, drug injections, lab, x-ray, print labs. Able to accurately and completely fill out an ROI. Transfer information is documented accurately, completely and in a timely manner for patients' transfer to other health care facility. Able to input information into the EMR quickly and efficiently. Ensure patient education/teaching plan by patient needs. Promote continuity and consistency to deliver quality care. Access resources for referrals as needed and schedule appointments for patients needing referral. Practices Universal Precautions, Infection Control and Safety Measures. Follows established policies for safe administration of medicines, treatments, and procedures. Meets mandatory education requirements for safety, i.e. blood borne pathogens, body mechanisms, hazardous chemicals, fire and safety procedures. Communicates situations of potential legal risk at time of occurrence through appropriate chain of command process. Able to utilize all medical equipment within scope of practice safely and appropriately. Effectively uses computer, NextGen/EMR and other communication tools. Demonstrate knowledge of required skills such as use of EKG machine, SVN machine, Fetal Monitor, Cardiac Monitor, Mini-Infuser, etc. then able to operate these devices. Able to act as the primary RN in the walk-in clinic Able to perform wound care per the providers orders Performs procedures that are within appropriate scope of practice (for example, spirometry, administration of medications, venipuncture (blood draws), performing EKG's, performing vision screening, IV starts and suture removals.) Able to care for walk-in nursing visit patients Support patient rights to: Confidentiality Privacy Security Resolution to complaints Cultural/Religious Issues Communication Obtains informed consent Respects and supports the patient's rights to treatment or services in accordance with clinic policy. Coordinates and cooperates with other caregivers for productive problem solving. Knows responsibility and performs efficiently as a team member in emergent situations, remaining calm, communicating and documenting appropriately. Demonstrates availability at all times during operating hours. Demonstrates ability to critique own practice for error and pursues corrective action. Keeps informed by reading memos, emails and bulletin boards and seeking out assistance of others. Take ownership of issues. Participates in projects and follows through to completion. Pursues education activities to maintain or enhance a current level of knowledge and competency and documents appropriately. Positively adjusts to health care environment and changes. Functions as a dependable team member by demonstrating self-initiative when needed, and assisting when requested. Demonstrates priority setting ability and organizational skills by timely completion of assigned tasks, maintaining clear and orderly work area. Maintains relationships that are characterized by mutual support, open communication, trust and respect. Avoids destructive comments, lack of support, and negative/offensive non-verbal behaviors. Gives feedback to others in a private, constructive manner. Handles conflicts with appropriate respect for privacy and maintaining the self-esteem of those involved. Responsible for serving as the resource nurse; Duties to include but are not limited to: wound care, walk-in clinic, providing assistance to the teams as needed and organizing community events for the clinic. Collaborate proactively with all team members and with a patient -focus to facilitate and maximize patient healthcare outcomes Promote healthcare outcomes with currently accepted clinical practice guideline. Provide patient education, advice and information on health assessment, disease processes, medications and treatment. Utilize best practice model to identify, incorporate or develop best practices for panel management. Collaborate with other teams to share and establish best practice for clinic Manage chronic care needs as well as health maintenance, meeting clinic expectation for health maintenance standards Use electronic health record and/or develop tracking system to track, monitor and assure the appropriate follow-up of patients. Utilize electronic health record for ordering, scheduling and tracking patient care. Acts as a resource to the clinic. Coach and mentor all clinical team members to build or enhance capability and competency Active member of clinical team, contributing to overall team function, team building and enhancement. Participate in the continued development of the role of Resource Nurse in the Patient Center Home model. Maintain accurate, complete, timely and professional documentation in health records. Documentation of all patient contacts required; including but not limited to telephone call, nursing visits and/or any significant changes for provider to review. Organize and implement community events such as flu shot clinics, COVID vaccine clinics The incumbent will be called upon to accomplish other tasks within his or her scope of work. Supports clinic request when asked or adjust work schedules during times of vacation, staff illness, or clinic needs. Other duties as assigned. PM22PI200530630

Keywords: Marimn Health, Spokane , RESOURCE NURSE (RN), Healthcare , Spokane, Washington

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