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Registered Nurse - Med Surg

Company: Clinica
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse About Clinica Family Health: For more than 45 years, Clinica has existed to provide health care to individuals and families in our community at a price they can afford. Young or old, people of any race or ethnicity, no matter their income, gender or religion -we are here to provide them with exceptional health care because no one should have to choose between obtaining the health care they need and other necessities such as housing or food. Our mission is to be the medical and dental care provider of choice for low-income and other underserved people in south Boulder, Broomfield, Gilpin and west Adams counties. Our care is always culturally appropriate, and prevention focused. What we offer: Benefits: Medical Dental Vision FSAs/HSAs Accident/Hospital Retirement Plan + other Employee & Family Support Programs Other Perks: Flexible Schedules, 4 weeks of PTO, Paid Holidays, Growth Opportunities/Career Ladders Compensation: Approximately $29.48-$37.34 per hour. All individual pay rates are calculated based on the candidate's experience and internal equity. Overview of Role: -Primarily Onsite Position When working triage calls, alternative working opportunities may be available. Clinic Nurse Job Overview: We are seeking team members to help us design and implement the future role of nursing at Clinica Family Health. Join our team of vibrant health care professionals committed to providing the best care for our diverse population of patients. We are nationally recognized as leaders in supporting top-of-scope nursing work in the form of independent nurse visits, co-visits with providers and protocol-driven direct patient care. Nurses can rotate through triage shifts from the comfort of their home. As we expand into value-based service practice, we need nurses who may be interested in managing patient panels, providing chronic disease management services, and conducting nurse-led home visits and group visits. Our nurses' function as caregivers, educators, communicators, counselors, patient advocates, planners, chronic disease managers and vital team members. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Triage patient and evaluate immediate treatment. Perform basic health-related tasks, such as documenting patient information, administering medications, drawing blood, taking vitals, starting an IV, and responding to emergencies. Operate standard medical equipment. Process and analyze lab results. Communicate with and assist medical providers, nurses, medical assistants, and other staff. Provide direct patient care through independent nurse visits, and the use of nursing protocols. Provide co-visits in collaboration with providers. Responsibilities include initial assessment, documentation, and patient education. Educate patients on nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle recommendations based on medical history and current condition. Advocate for patient's needs to medical providers. Stay current with advances in healthcare options, medications, and treatment plans. Manage and lead daily patient flow, including independent nurse visits, medical assistant visits, co-visits, chronic care management, and walk-ins. Provide safe, comfortable, therapeutic environment for patients and families. Track quality metrics such as Diabetes, Asthma, Pediatric Wellness, work related reports, and lead improvement efforts at site. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains a safe work environment by remaining informed of and compliant with the clinic's safety policies, by application of safe practices in area of own responsibility. Compliance: Knowledgeable of and compliant with laws and regulations governing area of responsibility. Responsible for reporting any potentially non-compliant conduct. Cooperates fully with our Compliance Officer in upholding our Compliance Plan Performs other duties and responsibilities as required. SUPERVISION: None POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Education / Experience RN licensure from an accredited school required. BSN preferred. Two years of experience in community health preferred. Knowledge, skills and abilities: Ability to flourish in a team management system. Experience with electronic health record preferred. Sensitivity to low income, ethnic minority community. Critical thinking Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required. Excellent leadership skills. Coaching skills. Interacts with colleagues, team, and all staff in a professional and collegial manner Strong computer skills. WORKING ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens. Usual office environment. Ability to travel from clinic to clinic as required. Evening work may be required. COVID-19 Vaccine (Required) Religious or Medical Exemptions available via application process. Clinica Family Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Clinica, Boulder , Registered Nurse - Med Surg, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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