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Urgent Care-Nurse Clinician

Company: HealthPoint
Location: Kent
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Nurse ClinicianKent Urgent CareEmployment Type: Full-time; 40hrs/weekWould you like to have a career that makes a daily difference in people's lives? Do you want to be part of a caring, respectful, diverse community? If you answered yes to these questions, keep reading!HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it, regardless of circumstances. Founded in 1971, we believe that the quality of your health care should not depend on how much money you make, what language you speak or what your health is, because everyone deserves great care.Position Summary:Responsible for providing direct age specific and culturally appropriate care through the use of the nursing process, based on evidenced base care, and utilizing the scope of Practice as defined by Washington State law, the ANA Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice within the urgent care environment. The Nurse will work collaboratively with the Urgent Care Manager and the Medical Director in developing and maintaining urgent care protocols, policies and procedures. Additionally, the Urgent Care Nurse will provide direction to the non-physician clinical team and educate patients and families on health education, disease prevention and chronic disease management.Your contribution to the team includes: - Identify and assess high-risk patients using established criteria, coordinate multi-disciplinary teams and resources to support patient care needs, provide triage for patients across the life span. - Executes nursing interventions by collaborating with the inter-professional team incorporating appropriate standards of care and practice and patient outcomes. - Assesses and systemically collects any data related to patient health status and works in collaboration with the care team to develop the plan of care. - Evaluates patient's response to plan of care and works in collaboration with the inter-professional team to make any needed adjustments. - Assumes responsibility and accountability for effectively managing nursing care of individual patients. - Documents nursing assessment and interventions to reflect comprehensive and integrated approach to patient care. - Actively participates in the team care of patients with complex chronic diseases, coordinates care of complex patients, provides preventative health. - Assist in smooth transitions of care between HealthPoint in-patient and ED settings. - Maintain ongoing communication with patient/family and care team. Acts as an advocate for patient care needs. - Ability to provide telephone triage and prioritize interventions based on phone triage assessment. - Collaborations with PCP, MA, clinic managers and those who are responsible health care team members. - Inform patients of abnormal lab test and x-ray results. - Provide support and education of Medical Assistants that includes mentoring, training and oversight in basic skills and procedures, testing knowledge base and giving in-services.Must have's you'll need to be successful: - A Graduate of an accredited school of nursing program required with a minimum of two years of recent clinical experience in an ambulatory setting. - Emergency Room, ICU or UC RN experience will be preferred but not required. - Enjoy working in a fast-paced patient focused environment. - Excellent interpersonal/people skills. - Strong organizational/multi-tasking skills. - Familiarity with work with medical interpreters is highly desired.Proof of immunizations and/or immunity to: COVID-19, MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella), Varicella, Annual Influenza, and TB are required for all employees. Additionally, if you work in a HealthPoint clinic, Tdap (within last 10 years) is required. Hepatitis B. is required for clinical employees with potential exposure to blood/blood products. All immunizations are a condition of employment. Upon hire, employees must provide proof of their immunizations and/or immunity prior to starting or no later than their fifth (5) business day of employment.Where to gather your records:If you received immunizations in Washington, Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland or West Virginia, you may visit http://wa.myir.net to create an account and retain proof of your medical records for the immunity/immunization requirements.If records do not show any data, please seek guidance from your provider for further assistance.The Rich Benefits and Perks:Medical Health Insurance and Wellness ProgramCPE time/funds for professional development Vision & dental plan Flexible Spending Account - both daycare and healthcare Life Insurance AFLAC supplementary insurance Retirement plans with company match Generous paid time off Growth and development opportunities Recognition Program And much more!To learn more about HealthPoint, go to www.healthpointchc.org! #practice your passionIt is the policy of HealthPoint to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, because of sensory, physical, or metal disability, genetic information, gender identity or any other factor protected by local, state or federal law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.

Keywords: HealthPoint, Kent , Urgent Care-Nurse Clinician, Other , Kent, Washington

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