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Office Nurse - Urgent Care (36 hours/week, 1st/2nd shift)


Company

Lancaster General Medical Grp

Cost Center

61380 Urgent Care Ephrata

Supervisory Organization

Patient Care - Urgent Care

Grade

G10

Summary

HOURS: Full-Time (0.9 FTE); three 12 hour shifts a week including every 3rd weekend rotation. Position covers Ephrata and Rohrerstown Rd Urgent Care locations with weekday hours from 9am-9pm and weekend hours from 8am-8pm. Open 364 days/year, closed on Christmas day. Required holiday rotation, working 3 holidays per year.

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POSITION SUMMARY: To provide nursing services to patients at a provider’s office.  Patient care includes care to patients in following age group:  pediatric (infant to 12 years), adolescent (13 to 17 years), adult (18 to 64 years) and geriatric (over 64 years).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Provides clinical advice by phone/electronic correspondence based on clinical judgments and/or triage protocols in accordance with regulatory requirements and standards of practice. Consults with provider as necessary.
  • Provides patient specific education including but not limited to preventive care, chronic disease management, acute diagnosis, medications and other areas pertinent to patient outcomes.
  • Prepares patient for visit by using appropriate rooming standards tool.
  • Administers injections and medications as prescribed by the provider and in accordance with department protocol, regulatory requirements and standards of practice. 
  • Prepares and assists providers with various procedures, minor surgeries and other exams as designated by the provider.
  • Performs Point of Care Testing, including but not limited to hearing, flu, urine and strep tests.
  • Collects blood or other laboratory specimens and prepares them for further testing.
  • Authorizes prescription refills as instructed by the provider.
  • Assists with test tracking and monitoring overdue results.
  • Removes sutures and changes dressings on wounds as necessary.
  • Assures exam rooms are adequately supplied and cleaned after each patient visit. Maintains and cleans medical instruments and equipment after each procedure.
  • Assists provider and patient in reviewing and revising care plans and assesses patient progress. Follows up with patient between visits as necessary.
  • Assists with proactive outreach for patients requiring preventive and chronic disease services.
  • Performs care coordination activities among specialists and transitions of care to obtain all necessary patient information.
  • Assists in coordination of referrals, education and community resources.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement initiatives to improve overall patient experience and quality of care.
  • Participates in daily huddles with the provider.
  • Serves as a patient experience advocate by being a positive influence at all times when interacting with patients, visitors and colleagues. Communicates with all patients, visitors and colleagues in a professional manner while keeping customer service a top priority. 
  • Handles all patient information in a confidential manner according to Lancaster General Health privacy and confidentiality policies and procedures.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), issued by the PA State Board of Nursing.
  • CPR certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) to Two (2) years of nursing experience in a primary or specialty care physician’s office.
  • Prior triage, emergency room, cardiac care, intensive care or other related specialty nursing experience.

This position requires a Professional License/Certification.

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

This position is located in Lancaster, PA & Ephrata, PA.

URGI-EPHR Full Time Posted on 08/07/2019