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Ambulatory Clinic RN; Stroke

Company: The University of Kansas Health System
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

locations
Kansas City, KS
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 2 Days Ago
job requisition id
R-22138
Position Title

Ambulatory Clinic RN; Stroke

Landon Center on Aging

COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. -Learn more.

Position Summary / Career Interest:
The ambulatory clinic professional registered nurse has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care using the nursing process. - The Registered Nurse (RN) accepts accountability, applies competent clinical knowledge and uses independent nursing judgment for care provided by self and by health care providers to who care is delegated to achieve quality patient care outcomes. - The RN also must possess the ability to assess and interpret patient data needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs. - -

Responsibilities:
Greets patients and prepares them for examination or procedure. - Recording health history of patient and noting abnormal conditions for physician. - Obtains vital signs and performs required screens. - -
Accurately and safely administers intramuscular, subcutaneous, and oral medication as ordered in accordance with nursing standards. Observes, records, and reports patients condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. -
Assists with the preparation of supplies and equipment and aiding the physician or advance practice provider during treatment, examination and testing of patents. -
Ensures patient chart entries are made accurately and in a timely manner and forwarding charts as appropriate. -
Assisting with scheduling of tests and treatments. - Arranging referrals to a specialist and obtaining pre-authorizations when directed to by the provider.
Collects, documents and delivers lab specimens; obtains lab results and other reports and enters EMR if needed.
Notifying patients of test results and follow-up appointments. - Refers to RN/MD for patient education. -
Reviews with patient/family medications, treatment and after visit instructions. -
Responds to and screens telephone calls for referral to RN or physician.
Coordinates pre-visit planning by reviewing the EMR to include patient history and proactively order labs and other tests based on approved clinic protocols.
Completes necessary forms (i.e. FMLA, DME, Home Health orders) and obtains physician signatures as appropriate. -

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: - These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. - Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. - Other duties may be assigned as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)
BLS Certification
Registered nurse - licensed in the state in which they will be working and proof of compact licensure submitted/applied for -in the state in which the employee lives in
Basic typing and word processing ability required
Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills

As a condition of your employment and continued employment with the health system, you are required to secure a Nurse Compact License (NCL) within 60 days of your date of hire. - This will enable you to perform your job duties not only in Kansas, but other compact states. - -You will be responsible for any expenses you incur in securing this license, and must provide your manager with evidence of this license before the sixty-day period expires. - If you fail to secure the NCL as required, you will be immediately removed from the work schedule and placed on an unpaid administrative leave, until we can understand the reasons for your non-compliance. - Further failure to comply with the licensing requirement will result in your end of employment with the health system. - -

Preferred:

Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)

Time Type:
Full time

Job Requisition ID:
R-22138

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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