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ATS: Registered Nurse – Family Practice

ATS

This is a Full-time position in Bath, OH posted July 1, 2020.

Our client is looking for 4 Registered Nurses to provide services at Wright Patterson AFB!

HOURS: The performance hours of the MTF are as follows: The Family Medicine Clinic is open M-F 0730-1630 hours POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Degree: must have graduated from an Associate Degree (AND) or a Baccalaureate Degree (BSN) program in nursing accredited by a national nursingaccrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education.

BSN is highly desired.

Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission onCollegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Experience: ~ Minimum 3 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in total.

~Full time experience of at least 24 months within the last 60 months inan Adult Primary Care Outpatient clinic setting.

~Medical – Surgical nursing experience is desirable ~Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, andprocedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty andexperience inassessing adults, obstetrics and geriatric patients, asappropriate ~Utilizes the nursing process as a basis for professional practice.

Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse as required.

In addition must maintain a valid, unrestricted, and currentlyregistered nurse license with no limitations, stipulations, or pending adverse actions in a state or territory of the United States or District of Columbia.

If the HCW is licensed in a state with no continuing nursing education requirement, the HCW will accomplish an equivalent of 12 contact hours for each year oftheir license renewal period and participate in continuing education programs to update and/or maintain skills and knowledge to meet annual requirements.(hours unbillable to the Government).

Certifications: BLS through American Heart Association.

Must be hands on course U.S.

Citizenship: Must be U.S.

Citizen CORE DUTIES: In addition the HCW will provide care within ethical and legal boundaries.

Synthesize data from a variety of sources and make appropriate clinical decisions.

Assess patient needs telephonically Telephone and in-person assessment/evaluation includes the determination of optimal time and location for patient management and follow-up care, as required Prescribes, and communicates treatment plans and patient teaching, in accordance with established protocols.

Collects and assesses significant history information and performs all necessary patient teaching Set –up, operate and monitor specialized medical equipment such as cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other clinic specific equipment Performs/assists with procedures such as oxygen administration, EKGs, eye/ear irrigations, splinting, phlebotomy, support staff protocols and other clinic specific procedures, in accordance with established protocols Ensure all equipment is properly cleaned and stored at the end of each work shift Ensure preventive maintenance and routing cleaning are performed as directed Ensure medication/supplies are replenished.

Participate in the orientation /training of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate Strongly preferred working knowledge of the military health care system including TRICARE health benefits.

Coordinates patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.

Ensures compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility.

Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.

Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.

Assesses patient needs telephonically.

Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.

Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.

Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues.

Excellent oral communication skills for patient/family education and telephone triage of patients.

Telephone and in-person assessment/evaluation includes the determination of optimal time and location for patient management (ER, clinic, homecare) and follow-up care as required.

Prescribes and communicates treatment plans and patient teaching in accordance with established protocols.

Collects and assesses significant patient history information and performs all necessary patient teaching.

Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity, including telephone contacts, in accordance with requirements.

Makes referral appointments and arranges specialty care as appropriate.

Skill in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other clinic specific equipment.

Performs/assists with procedures such as bladder catheterizations, administration of oxygen, visual acuity tests, EKGs, irrigation of eyes and ears, tympanograms, splinting, phlebotomy and other clinic specific procedures, in accordance with established protocols.

Ensures for proper documentation of procedures and treatments.

Ensures all equipment is properly cleaned and stored at the end of each work shift.

Ensures preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as directed.

Ensures medication/supplies are replenished.

Participates in the orientation and training of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate.

May be required to work various shifts or augment clinical nursing support during the absence of other team nurses due to illness, leave or deployment, Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.

Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals.

Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.

Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the MTF.

Perform physical exams and health histories.

Provide health promotions, counseling, and education.

Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.

Direct and supervise care provided by other healthcare professionals.

Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.

Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.

Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.

Make referral appointments and arrange specialty care as appropriate.