Registered Nurse- Gautier, MS- Huntington IngallsApply Job ID 18463 Date posted Jan. 04, 2021 Location Gautier, Mississippi Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)
GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB
The purpose of this position is to provide general nursing care and leadership, working collaboratively with physicians and multidisciplinary team members. This position is responsible primarily for nursing functions, including but not limited to documentation of vital signs and chief complaint, administering medications and injections, phlebotomy, patient triage, authorizing medication refills, patient education and should have a focus on wellness and prevention.
Performs the duties of an R.N. in accordance with the Nursing Code of Ethics and other guiding principles of nursing.
Assess, plan, direct and evaluate total nursing care as determined by the patient’s age related physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures of QuadMed and assigned client groups.
Provides case management by being a patient advocate, resource and contact person for patients and families.
Provides basic wellness and prevention education information to patients and family, focusing on self-care appropriate to their age and identified learning considerations and needs.
Performs assessment data collection and documents subjective data (chief complaint and allergies) and objective data (vital signs/weight/etc.). Reviews basic health history information for patients; focusing on environmental, self-care and health and wellness center discharge planning.
Administers medications/immunizations skillfully and correctly; performs therapeutic treatments and other health screenings as required by the provider.
Performs lab/diagnostic tests including preparing specimen, testing and recording of results as ordered by provider. Reports all critical lab values immediately.
Anticipates and prepares examination room with equipment and supplies required for the visit.
Assists provider with examination and procedures per request.
Utilizes universal precautions in obtaining specimens (venipuncture, cultures, etc.) and in delivery of patient care. Acknowledges patient’s rights on confidentiality issues, maintains patient confidentiality at all times, and follows HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
Completes all documentation accurately, timely and efficiently for regulatory compliance. Demonstrates skills necessary for proper documentation in the Electronic Medical Record. Participate in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the health center requirements for QuadMed and/or assigned client groups.
Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis
High School Diploma/GED required
Graduate from an accredited nursing program, BSN preferred
Outpatient and pediatric experience is strongly preferred
Must have at least three (3) years of experience working in a primary care setting and familiarity with an electronic medical records system
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Current and valid license in the state of the position or compact state license
CPR or BLS certification within 60 days of hire
PALS a plus
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong nursing and interpersonal skills, especially in working with diverse populations.
Strong communication (verbal and written) skills.
Strong organizational skills, and have the ability to set priorities and work independently.
Able to manage the day to day operations of the clinic with the guidance of the Clinic Supervisor.
Skilled in assessment, evaluation, nursing diagnosis, and treatment planning.
Ability to apply critical thinking skills and keen attention to detail
Strong skills in utilizing technology
Manual Dexterity: Work requires definite skilled and accurate physical operations requiring some closely coordinated performance.
Physical Effort: Work requires handling light weight materials or equipment with no special speed or exertion.
Working Conditions: Ordinary office, shop, field, or warehouse working conditions with some slightly disagreeable features.
Hazards: Negligible. Little or no exposure to hazards.
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
QuadMed and Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. QuadMed and Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. QuadMed and Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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