Registered Nurse/LPN

Starmount Healthcare - Keith Clinic/StarMed - Charlotte, NC

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $62,000 a year
Skills
Summary:
Provide compassionate and excellent patient care by performing courteous, efficient, and accurate service on-site. An RN/LPN provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with facility or department policies procedures, and/or protocols under the supervision of the Medical Doctor. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served.

Job Duties:
Clinical -

Assess patient needs within an urgent care setting which includes risk assessment, patient's level of comprehension, etc.
Triage patients to differentiate between immediate and less urgent care
Take patient histories and vital signs
Prepare patient for examination and treatment
Communicate patient needs and patient status to the physician and/or physician's assistant
Perform clinical care to patients under the supervision of a physician which includes operation of defibrillator and cardiac monitor, initiation of CPR, etc.
Apply splints and dressings, prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments including sterilization
Perform audiograms, blood pressure screening, breath alcohol testing, NIDA and non-NIDA drug screens, injections (TB, tetanus, influenza, Hep B, etc.), venipuncture, etc.
Delegate work appropriately to other caregivers and insures accuracy of delegated work
Instruct and educate patients about discharge instructions if applicable
Handle telephone calls about outside services from company accounts, patients, physicians, as well as other staff
Be a role model of professional behavior and interactions with patients, companies, and co-workers
Provide solutions to patient and client concerns
Qualifications -

Graduate from accredited Registered Nurse Program with B.S. in Nursing or Practical Nurse License
Successful completion of clinical affiliations
Knowledge of basic and advanced medical terminology
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively and courteously deal with telephone calls, patients and families, clients, co-workers, clinical staff and physicians
Knowledge of computer function and basic office equipment
Organizational and analytical skills necessary to maintain efficient workflow
Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations, and procedures to administer patient care
Ability to pay close attention to detail in all facets of the position
Ability to adjust responsibilities to accommodate a fast-paced work environment while maintaining excellent customer service and staff interactions
Ability to use the necessary equipment such as the nebulizer, EKG machine, etc.
Skill in identifying problems, researching, and recommending solutions
Responsible for personal actions, positive action upon feedback from others
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Minimum of 2 years? experience
ECW experience is a plus
Physical Requirements ?

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support weight of 35 pounds in handing patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions.

Clerical -

Provide accurate and timely documentation to clinical staff, insurance carriers and companies
Correspondence by phone, in person, or in writing with regard to patient and client care, i.e. insurance carriers, physicians, non-clinic physicians
Maintain patient records for clinical use, medical records use, billing use, physicians' review, etc.
Schedule appointments by phone and in person for outside services, and maintain appointment records
Complete narcotic counts as required
Complete opening and closing procedures
Monitor inventory management for supplies, medications, and injectables for on-site services
Be sure work area appears neat, well stocked, and organized
Other Duties -

Serve as a resource person for other clinical staff
Maintain disposable and non-disposable supplies, i.e. wound care supplies, laundry, etc.
Help produce and maintain patient education instruction hand-outs
Accept and assume responsibility for special projects as they arise
All other duties as assigned

Qualifications -

Graduate from accredited Registered Nurse Program with B.S. in Nursing
Successful completion of clinical affiliations
Knowledge of basic and advanced medical terminology
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively and courteously deal with telephone calls, patients and families, clients, co-workers, clinical staff and physicians
Knowledge of computer function and basic office equipment
Organizational and analytical skills necessary to maintain efficient workflow
Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations, and procedures to administer patient care
Ability to pay close attention to detail in all facets of the position
Ability to adjust responsibilities to accommodate a fast-paced work environment while maintaining excellent customer service and staff interactions
Ability to use the necessary equipment such as the nebulizer, EKG machine, etc.
Skill in identifying problems, researching, and recommending solutions
Responsible for personal actions, positive action upon feedback from others
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Minimum of 2 years’ experience
ECW experience is a plus
Physical Requirements –

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support weight of 35 pounds in handing patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions.