RN Family Care Clinic
Family Care Clinic- Bend South
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
TITLE: Registered Nurse Family Care Clinic
REPORTS TO POSITION: Family Care Clinic Manager
DEPARTMENT: Family Care Clinic
DATE LAST REVIEWED: October 28, 2020
OUR VISION: Creating America’s healthiest community, together
OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value
OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
St. Charles Medical Group is a comprehensive network of more than 240 providers that covers a complete range of primary care as well as more than 20 subspecialties. Family Care Clinics are full service clinics with embedded behavior health, clinical pharmacy, population health and care management. We encourage collaboration between clinical and non-clinical staff to assure we are providing our community with comprehensive and compassionate health care.
The Family Care Clinic Registered Nurse provides quality patient and family centered care as a member of the health care team in accordance with St. Charles Health System mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures. Applies standards for professional nursing practice and focuses clinical care to enhance the experience for patients, families, and all others.
This position does not directly supervise any caregiver.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Functions as staff nurse during regularly scheduled shifts.
Assists supervisor with quality control for point-of-care tests performed on-site.
Performs point-of-care lab tests in accordance to lab protocol.
Assists supervisor with ordering and maintaining daily inventory of supplies and pharmaceuticals.
Maintains and demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of nursing principles, practices, standards, and techniques, and applies this knowledge in accordance with St. Charles Health System policies and work instructions and within the laws and regulations governing nursing practice in the State of Oregon.
Assists with patient triage on phone or on site, assessing the patient’s condition and needs using critical thinking and clinical judgment: set outcomes; implements appropriate nursing actions and collaborates with other disciplines to meet the patient’s/family’s physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and intellectual needs; and evaluates patient’s progress.
Demonstrates awareness of and supports St. Charles Health System’s departmental and operating unit goals through participation in continuous quality improvement and departmental activities.
May need to preform venipuncture and/or intravenous access for treatment.
Participates in activities that promotes professional growth and development of self and others.
Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each individual, patient and caregiver.
Participates in creating intentional relationships and demonstrates focus attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience.
Provides a therapeutic presence in service to others by purposefully responding to the needs of patients in a caring way, including introducing oneself and explaining role in patient’s care, asking the patient his or her preferred name, sitting with the patient to determine his or her care goals, active listening, and communicating effectively and appropriately through touch, eye contact, etc.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests
Documents all patient care with proficiency in compliance with hospital policies and regulatory agencies
Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures for medication administration.
Communicates (both written and orally) effectively and maintains professional relationships with caregivers, medical staff, patients, and guests.
Identifies work-related problems with possible solutions and implements solution(s) (within scope of practice), when appropriate.
Responsible to manage the patient’s experience by clarifying, integrating, and coordinating the roles of interdisciplinary team.
Assists with implementation of clinical practice changes.
Functions as role model for clinical and process excellence, customer service, and the Healing Healthcare philosophy.
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.
Required: As required by licensure.
Preferred: BSN degree.
Required: Current Oregon RN license. BLS/CPR.
PALS or PEARS and ACLS within 6 months of hire.
Required: Two (2) years nursing experience.
Preferred: At least two years of ambulatory clinical RN experience.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION:
Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent St. Charles Health System.
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Strong team working and collaborative skills.
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
Basic to intermediate ability and experience in computer applications, specifically electronic medical records system and MS Office.
Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.
Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.
Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.
Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.
Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.
Exposure to Elemental Factors
Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.
Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category
Risk for Exposure to BBP
.Schedule Weekly Hours:40Caregiver Type:RegularShift:Variable (United States of America)Is Exempt Position?NoJob Family:NON CONTRACT RN
Scheduled Days of the Week:Monday-FridayShift Start & End Time:Varies