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Nurse Staff

Company: Providence Community Health
Location: Providence
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Providence Community Health Nurse Staff Employee - Full Time Indiv Contrib-IE Atwood, Providence, RI, USFor six years running, Providence Community Health Centers has been named a Best Places to Work and RI Healthiest Employer by Providence Business News. This is a great opportunity to join our PCHC in a Staff RN role.Education/Qualifications:RN. from an accredited school of nursing or college preferred.Current R.N. Rhode Island state license required.One year nursing experience in hospital, public health or community health preferred.Ability to perform duties and responsibilities across life cycle (infants, children, adolescents, adults, prenatal and geriatric) requiredExperience in providing managed care patient services. Commitment to work in community health with the challenges of a high risk, and often uninsured and diverse patient population required.Essential Duties & Responsibilities:Assesses the immediate and long-term physical, mental and social health care needs of individuals and families.Incorporate age appropriate principles and consider the cultural and linguistic needs of patients and families to develop a plan of nursing care. Working with the individual and/or family to arrange follow-up care and provide patient education.Initiate action by direct contact, by telephone, or referral, according to approved guidelines.Case Manage families as needed to achieve the health care goals.Orient new patients to the Health Center and the delivery of care.Provide nursing services and treatments requiring specialized training, knowledge and skills such as immunizations, respiratory treatments, and medication delivery.Provide Nursing Visits to read PPDs, administer ordered immunizations and medications, and educate and counsel patients with acute/chronic health problem, for the promotion maintenance and restoration of health.Manage the flow of the clinic by previewing schedules and patient charts, proper triaging, and coordination and scheduling of sick visit appointments.Document all care delivered, all counseling, and all triage encounters by phone or walk-in. Demonstrate sound judgment as evidenced by documented recommendations to patients and timely communication with providers as warranted.Consult with Providers on the follow-up of DNKAs.Review all labs, and radiological test results. Chart all results (OB department). Document follow-up of abnormal results. Follow up on family/partner screening needs, i.e., TB, Hepatitis, STD, and Genetic Counseling.Maintain knowledge of programs and resources, i.e., WCSP, Diabetes Resource Center.Coordinate patient care with School Nurses, VNA, DCYF, Adult and Child Day Care, and Summer Camps.Maintain Pharmacy log including documentation of medications dispensed by providers and correct delivery and documentation by Pharmacy Representatives.Coordinate patient care by refilling prescriptions per policy for walk-in patients, patient phone calls and Pharmacist calls. Assist patients with medication delivery problem, i.e. fill weekly medication boxes.Coordinate and oversee Pharmacy Assistance ProgramMaintain medication logs, Depo Provera, Norplant, Oral Contraceptives.Check Emergency Cart and equipment as required.PCHC is EOE/M/F/D/V/SOMWF 8-5T/TH 11-8pPI183124407

Keywords: Providence Community Health, Providence , Nurse Staff, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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