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Office Nurse

Company: Catholic Medical Center
Location: Manchester
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Practice Director, is responsible for working with the Providers and practice team to coordinate and ensure the delivery of quality care and medical services.This is a full-time position working at Wolfeboro Family Medicine. RN or LPN.ResponsibilitiesDirect Clinical Care1 Accurately documents patient's chief complaint, medical history, and vital signs and completes pertinent forms within the Electronic Medical Record and in accordance with the Best Practice Work Flows2 Prepares/instructs/positions and drapes the patient3 Performs EKGs, rapid strep screens, pregnancy tests, INR, flu swabs, and other tests that may be ordered by the Physician or Provider in accordance with CLIA waived regulations4 Performs phlebotomy as needed5 Assists in minor surgeries and procedures such as pap smears, suturing, dressing changes, catheterizations, skin lesion excision and casting utilizing appropriate aseptic and sterile techniques6 Provide patients with educational materials in collaboration with the Provider. Instructs patients about medications, diet, and exercise; care plan goals and preventative guidelines specific to the diagnosis7 Prepares and administers medication as directed by Physician or Provider or as indicated in the patient record8 Ensures timely telephone assessments, including triage of appropriate care for patients with accurate documentation and prioritized scheduling9 Orders medications within Hospital policy for refills and prescription processing10 In collaboration with the patient's Provider, provides nurse visits that enhance compliance with treatment plan goals. Documents each visit so as to allow for appropriate coding and billingPatient Access and Office Coordination1 Schedules appointments and completes orders for patients for appointments, procedures, tests, and consultations with other Providers as requested by the Provider2 Completes and processes referrals, pre-certifications, or pre-approvals as needed3 Answers the telephone, files, and retrieves records as needed4 Ensures efficient patient flow and provides timely assessment of patients presenting at the officeClinical Support1 Provides clinical support for all Providers and Physicians2 Assists Providers and Physicians with review of reports and clinical studies3 Assists Providers and Physicians with communication to patients regarding test results, recommendations, and responses to treatment plans4 Prepares the examination room with needed supplies, instruments, and equipment, and maintains room in a clean manner5 Ensures the Providers and Physicians are on schedule being mindful of emergencies and unexpected interruptions6 Prepares specimens and documentation for processing or transportation to processing facility7 Ensures vaccines are handled and administered in accordance with standards of the NH Immunization Program with provision for reporting of adverse events8 Acts as a clinical leader and a mentor in the practice providing feedback and guidance to Medical Assistants9 Communicates clinical education needs to the Practice Coordinator and Practice Director in an effort to optimize functional team capacity10 Works with Practice Director and Practice Coordinator to improve and/or implement clinical workflows within the practice11 Works with Care Coordinators and Quality Management liaisons to help close identified patient care gaps; inspire clinical teams to strive for targeted quality goals; and link patients and their family members to resources for optimal care complianceSupply, Equipment and Medication Coordination1 Supervises the maintenance of an inventory of supplies and equipment as required to perform clinical services2 Ensures that emergency equipment is checked and functional3 Cares, cleans, and sterilizes equipment per instructions or established procedures4 Ensures hazardous materials are stored, handled, and disposed of in accordance with Hospital policies5 Ensures vaccines are stored in accordance with standards of the NH Immunization Program6 Works in collaboration with the Pharmacy Department regarding patients who are in need/eligible for sample medications, adhering to established process of communication and procurement at Huggins pharmacy7 Orders medical supplies and medications/immunizations as needed and keeps exam rooms and bathrooms stockedQualificationsEducation: Completion of RN or LPN programExperience: One year office experience preferredNH RN or LPN license, active BLS

Keywords: Catholic Medical Center, Manchester , Office Nurse, Healthcare , Manchester, New Hampshire

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