Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to all patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
*Implement and maintain Health Center activities.
*Institute health education, outreach, follow-up health services for
*Complete referral for specialized medical and/or dental follow-up services for patients as
they leave the area.
*Act as liaison between patients and health provider community to ensure quality and
quantity of services are adequate, as well as establish an awareness of medical and dental
*needs and problems of underserved populations.
*Maintain problem-oriented medical records of the patients and their families as required
by the program.
*Communicate with the provider regarding patient's needs, the nursing assessments, and recommendations on a daily basis and as needed.
*Collaborate with other nurses and health team members to ensure the patient's well being.
*Perform duties essential to the position and program.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Initial by duties you are able to perform)
*In an eight hour workday, the employee must be able to: bend and crouch occasionally,
sit continuously and stand or walk frequently.
*Employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.
*Employee must be able to use hands/arms, feet/legs for repetitive fine to large motor skill
*Must have current license as a Registered Nurse.
*Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
*Ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
*Good health and ability to adapt to flexible schedule, including infrequent evening hours.
*Own means of transportation and ability to travel as required by the job.
*Experience with Centricity or other EMRs (Electronic Medical Records).
*Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
Public Health Nurse certified desirable.
Knowledge and understanding of socio-economic and health problems of underserved populations is advantageous.
*I cooperate and comply with the credentialing and privileging policy and procedures of Community Health Service Inc. (CHSI) as a condition of my employment.
*I understand it is my responsibility to maintain current licensure, certification and all other requirements needed as part of CHSI credentialing and privileging policy.
*I attest the information I have provided as part of the credentialing and privileging process is correct and complete.
* Failure to comply with the terms stated above may result in consequences up to and including termination.
Cooperation ' Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Attention to Detail ' Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Integrity ' Job requires being honest and ethical.
Dependability ' Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Self-Control ' Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
Reports to Health Center Supervisor.
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