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Registered Nurse

Company: Summit Health
Location: Clifton
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

*Essential Job functions:* Assist the physician and staff with the daily coordination of patient care and physician access. Function as the liaison between patients, staff, and physicians. Maintains efficient patient flow. Delivers direct patient care within the scope of licensure and in accordance with SMG policy. Collects lab specimens according to departmental guidelines. Accurately labels specimens. Prioritizes patient care by implementing physician orders and nursing procedures. Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit. Effectively communicates problems, concerns or issues to the Office Supervisor/Manager appropriately and promptly. Assures all patients are correctly identified prior to providing and/or documenting care. Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit. Employs appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR. Obtains vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, height & weight accurately and completely as required. Documents appropriately in EHR. Administers injections according to appropriate protocol. Documents injections accurately in EHR. Appropriately demonstrates telephone triage protocols and document in EHR. Schedules appointments appropriately and accurately according to department guidelines. Appropriately adheres to universal safety precautions when administering medications and disposal of medical waste. Reviews and updates medication list in EHR. Demonstrates understanding of prescription control and prescription refill procedures. Accurately and completely documents known allergies in EHR. Appropriately enters orders and schedules appointments in the Practice Management System (PMS) and EHR. Provides referrals and/or consult orders appropriately and in a timely manner in the PMS and EHR. Checks and maintains logs for emergency equipment according to policy. Facilitates transition of care to UCC/Hospital. Maintains proficiency with department specific equipment troubleshoots and reports malfunctions promptly.*General Job functions:* Assists in ordering and maintaining of all supplies as assigned. Demonstrates flexibility with various work schedules. Other duties as required.*Physical Job Requirements:* Pushing and pulling, taking frequency and weight into consideration. Physical strength to lift heavy objects, carts, or items, taking frequency and weight into consideration. Physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job, taking distance and speed into account. Physical agility, which includes ability to maneuver body while in place. Dexterity of hands and fingers. Balance is maintained during climbing, bending and/or reaching Endurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking).*Environmental Risks:* Chemicals, Chemotherapy and Fumes Loud noises Vibration Extreme temperatures Confined spaces Allergens: dust, mold and/or pollen Magnetic fields Radiation Sharps Latex*Blood-borne Pathogens:* Exposure to infectious hazards, blood, body fluids, non intact skin, or tissue specimens Contact with patients or patient specimens is possible Unplanned or unexpected exposure*Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:* Associates degree required. Bachelors degree preferred. New Jersey State Nursing License and BLS certification required. 0 1 years experience. 2-4 years experience preferred. Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to perform diverse work assignments with time limitations with a high degree of accuracy. Ability to use problem solving, critical thinking and priority setting skills. Experience with Standard Office Equipment (Phone, Fax, Copy Machine, Scanner, Email/Voice Mail) preferred. Experience with Standard Office Technology in a Window based environment preferred. Experience with patient care equipment preferred. Experience with EHR, Practice Management System and Departmental/Ancillary Systems preferred.Travel: Ability to commute to satellite offices as neededJob Types: Full-time, Part-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceStandard shift:* Day shiftWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* Weekends as neededEducation:* Associate (Required)Experience:* ER: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* NJ RN License (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Summit Health, Clifton , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Clifton, New Jersey

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