36-Hour RN - NSPG Urgent Care (Danvers) at North Shore Physicians Group(NSPG)

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Danvers, Massachusetts





Job Description:

We are looking for a passionate full-time Registered Nurse to join our Urgent Care located at 102 Endicott St in Danvers! This site is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 8:00pm, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Rotating every other weekend coverage is required.


About Us


North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG), the largest multispecialty group north of Boston, has a singular focus: the patient. We have dozens of sites across the North Shore, with more than 400 board-certified physicians, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals working as one to provide exceptional care.


We are a national leader in improving care delivery, patient health and satisfaction. Through our partnership with North Shore Medical Center and our affiliation with Mass General Brigham, we offer such advances as EMRs, shared medical appointments, online access and remote patient monitoring. Our success is built on team-based practices, collaborative environments and the importance of work-life balance.


Bring your exceptional skills to our innovative practices and join us in driving medicine forward!


What you will do:


The Registered nurse is the designation given to an individual who is a graduate of an approved registered nursing program, and who is currently licensed as a registered nurse in Massachusetts. The Registered Nurse functions within the framework specified by the nursing statutes and regulations of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Registered Nurse is responsible in general for office nursing, continuity of care, health education and patient triage. Performs administrative and other tasks as necessary to accomplish and support such care and treatment


Responsibilities


• Responsible for patient triage during the day for patients seeking care, gathers information about relevant clinical signs and symptoms and make and executes a timely and accurate triage decision regarding the patient's care. This may include giving direct advice, directing the patient to a hospital emergency facility, scheduling an appointment with a time frame consistent with the assessment and clinical presentation.


• Maintains records of vital statistics and other pertinent data of patient. Receives patient lab results and other data, enters and organizes this data into the patient medical records according to North Shore Medical Center and Salem Family Health Center protocols.


• Effectively responds to and communicates urgent or time sensitive information to the appropriate providers in a timely manner.


• Measures and/or records patient histories, height, weight, temperatures, blood pressure and pulse as appropriate for the visit.


• Communicates and interprets providers clinical information and instructions to patients; with specific direction from the provider including but not limited to instructing patients regarding medication, use of home testing or other equipment or medical supplies, communicating testing results, counsels patients on health maintenance related issues (e.g. cholesterol, control, blood pressure control, etc).


• Acts as a liaison and advocate for patients with external agencies and institutions to ensure that all necessary care is received. Ensures that referrals are made in an appropriate and timely fashion and that appropriate documentation is provided.


• Provides care management and ensures continuity of care for individuals and families through the development and implementation of tracking systems and follow up procedures.


• Prepares patient and exam rooms for and assists with examinations.


• Administers injections and medications, dresses wounds and incisions, assists with minor surgery and performs related tasks as directed.


• Conducts specified office laboratory and other tests, such as urine dip sticks, hemocult cards and finger stick hemoglobins.


• Assists in the collection of specimens.


• Instructs patients regarding preparation for various tests and procedures.


• Oversees prescription refills and new medication as directed by the providers.


• Informs patients of test results and/or providers recommendations in person or via phone or mail.


• Reviews missed appointments with the clinic preceptor at the end of each day to determine appropriate plans for rescheduling the missed appointment.


• Document this contact in the patients' record.


• Record review must be done at the end of each day.


• Assists with resident schedules


• Assists with the oversight and coordination of quality controls.


• Cleans and performs routine daily care on instruments and equipment.


• Maintains neatness and general appearance of assigned exam rooms, prepares and replenishes supplies as needed for these rooms.


• Properly handles and disposes of contaminated and disposable items.


• Orders, receives, stocks and organizes the handling of medications.


• Trains new or less experienced medical assistants and nurses.


• Works with other staff members in a cooperative and supportive fashion.


• Attends meetings and continuing educations opportunities as directed.


• Seeks to expand skills and professional knowledge.


• Performs other tasks as requested by the clinic preceptor or program manager.



Qualifications

What you will need:


Experience:


• Required: Requires a minimum of one-year triage experience in medical office setting or hospital.


• Preferred: Prior ED or Urgent Care experience.


Education/Degree:


• Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing


• Preferred: BSN


Licensure, Certifications, or Registration:


• Required: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts



EEO Statement

Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.


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