Per Diem Occupational Registered Nurse at Healthstat, Inc

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Topeka, Kansas





Job Description:

Position Responsibilities:



  • Uses nursing skills to evaluate patient care needs, prioritize treatment, and maintain patient flow.

  • Conducts a nursing assessment by taking a patient history and initial physical assessment and by obtaining vital signs and other medical tests.Provides treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.

  • Collaborates with Everside Provider(s) to arrange for further medical treatment, when needed.

  • Identifies equipment that needs repair and brings it to the attention of provider or Clinic Operations Director.

  • Conducts appropriate laboratory tests and quality control procedures.

  • Documents accurately all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications administered, discharge instructions provided, and follow up care arranged in electronic medical record system.

  • Identifies emergency situations and provides care within legal scope of practice.

  • Administers medications and medical treatments competently as directed by Everside Provider(s).

  • Maintains a clean and safe environment. Follows infection control procedures.

  • Maintains patient privacy and confidential patient information.

  • Participates in follow up phone calls and follow up patient visits.

  • Provides follow-up with employees to ensure efficacy of interventions and directives

  • Coordinates and implements health promotion initiatives including health screenings, health assessments and health-related counseling/education

  • Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding and allay apprehensions.

  • Prepares equipment and aids other staff within the clinic setting during treatment and examination of the patient

  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient




Requirements



  • Certificate from an accredited Nursing School or Associates' degree (A.S.) is required. Bachelor's degree (BSN) from four-year college or university is preferred.

  • Currently licensed Registered Nurse in state of practice required

  • Certification in Occupational Health Nursing, Certification in Emergency Nursing, or Certificate in Case Management preferred.

  • At least three years' experience as a Registered Nurse in an emergency room, occupational health clinic or other ambulatory care clinic.

  • Experience with Microsoft office products to include Word and Excel.

  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations preferred.



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