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Nurse Staff - Family Medicine

Company: Providence Community Health
Location: Providence
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Providence Community Health Nurse Staff - Family Medicine Employee - Full Time Indiv Contrib-IE Capitol Hill, 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) required
  • Experience 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 Program
    • Maintain medication logs, Depo Provera, Norplant, Oral Contraceptives.
    • Check Emergency Cart and equipment as required.PCHC is EOE/M/F/D/V/SOThis is a 40-hour position- Monday 8:00am-5:00pm Tuesday -10:30am- 8:00pm Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm Thursday 11:30am - 8:00pm Friday 8:00am-5:00pmPId850787efd24-31181-32962873

Keywords: Providence Community Health, Providence , Nurse Staff - Family Medicine, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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