Registered Nurse - RN - NCC II

Employer
Golden Valley Health Centers
Location
Modesto, CA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 12, 2019
Closes
Jun 19, 2019
Ref
30db568d4
Specialty
Miscellaneous
Contract Type
Permanent
This role provides skilled nursing assessment and nursing care to all patients at GVHC by using the nursing process. He/she supervises LVNs and medical assistants to assure that competent and high quality care is delivered.

Schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

This position works at our Modesto - Florida Suites Clinic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates effective communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Supports the mission, vision, values and strategy of Golden Valley Health Centers by providing excellent patient-centered treatment, care, and services.
  • Coordinates duties with Providers, RNs, Director of Operations (DOO), Center Managers, Quality Assurance staff, and Senior Leadership.
  • Communicates skillfully with all center visitors, patients and staff using therapeutic communication principles and techniques to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with all GVHC employees and community partners.
  • Educates patients regarding condition specific treatment plans and self care as prescribed by the provider.
  • Assigns appropriate tasks to Medical Assistants (MA) and other support staff
  • Clinically trains, orients, and supervises MAs and other patient care staff in collaboration with trainers to measure skill and competency.
  • Supervises LVN's functioning in the role of Nursing Care Coordinator I
  • May provide feedback to Center Manager, BOS and/or DON for employee performance evaluations and corrective actions.
  • May independently see patients on the team schedule according to established protocols or in collaboration with other clinicians
  • Performs basic assessment by collecting and documenting subjective and objective patient data. Recognizes problems or abnormal conditions specific to the patient.
  • Reports all abnormal findings to the provider
  • Participates in planning, implementing, and contributes to the evaluation of individualized patient care interventions in accordance with the care plan or treatment plan prepared by licensed providers and/or RNs.
  • Supports general health center maintenance activities to assure compliance with patient safety, infection control, quality assurance, mandated reporting, consent, and confidentiality policies/procedures.
  • Attends designated meetings, participates in assigned committees and taskforces,
  • Assists in the development and implementation of nursing and patient care services, policies and procedures
  • Performs triage, individualized care plans, care coordination, and direct nursing care using the Nursing Process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of standardized nursing protocols and guidelines for independent nurse-delivered care.
  • Proactively assumes responsibility for continuous improvement activities and is receptive to accepting other job duties as assigned and as delegated.

Min. Qualifications

Knowledge of: Clinical back office procedures. Ability to: Communicate skillfully, handle multiple priorities, maintain a warm and friendly demeanor, perform nursing duties, be flexible, innovative, focus on results and travel frequently or as required. Skills in: teamwork, excellent communication, data entry, computer applications and electronic health records.

Physical Demands

Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and push 100 pounds on wheels. Specific vision abilities include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. High manual dexterity. Reach above shoulder level, bend, squat, sit, stand, stoop, crouch, reach, kneel, twist/turn, and good finger sensation. Hearing adequate for phone work and clear speech for staff and patient communication.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually average.

Education/Experience Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Active California RN license
  • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers certification
  • Previous ambulatory care work experience desired.

Company Description

Golden Valley Health Centers is a Federally Qualified Health Center. With over 900 employees in 38 clinics and 12 dental centers serving a diverse population, we provide health care services to anyone, regardless of their ability to pay. Just a short drive from beautiful Yosemite National Park and a two hour drive from the Bay Area, GVHC is located in Central California. Affordable cost of living, access to national parks and outdoor activities, quality educational opportunities, and friendly neighbors are just a few of the reasons that make Central California a great place to call home.

We offer generous benefits, competitive compensation package, and tremendous growth opportunities! Come grow with us!

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