Clinic RN - Urgent Care
Company: CHI Franciscan Medical Group
Posted on: February 21, 2021
Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. & from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U. S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities
advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how
and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in
*** $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for fulltime Clinic Registered Nurse
positions *** (sign on bonus applies to external hires only and
must meet company guidelines for bonus payout)
Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full time Clinic RN
for our Franciscan Urgent Care in University Place, WA! We are
looking for an energetic, compassionate and detaile oriented PAR to
work in a fast paced urgent care environment. Urgent Care is open 7
days a week and Occasional weekend shifts or holidays may be
Job Summary:This job is responsible for providing professional
nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient
care in a clinic setting consistent with CHI Franciscan Health
(CHI-FH) standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements and
Franciscan Medical Group (FMG) Scope of Practice policy. An
incumbent is engaged in direct care of clinic patients, including
assessing, coordinating, triaging, evaluating and delegating work
to members of the patient care team, and for providing education
and consultation with patients, families, physicians and other
staff members in implementing appropriate nursing interventions for
optimal patient care. Work is performed under standards of safety
and care that provide instruction/guidance for taking care of
issues and patient needs in the absence of a physician/provider.
Work requires the application of judgment and critical thinking
skills in making decisions regarding patient care (within the scope
of practice), including knowledge and integration of available
standards, resources and data, and in the efficient utilization of
staff/resources. Work involves continuous contact with
physicians/providers, patients, patient families, community
agencies, patient care staff and management. An incumbent is
accountable for the quality of care provided to patients, and has
the authority to direct care, provide education, and delegate
appropriate tasks.If assigned to the centralized FMG Float Pool, an
incumbent provides patient care services to the assigned
clinic/work unit as needed to meeting staffing needs.
- Screens, communicates and responds to patient needs
appropriately; managing patient flow to ensure enough time for
patient care and family education. Delegates tasks to other
caregivers as license permits.
- Greet and prepare patients for practitioner. Provide patient
mobility assistance, as necessary. Obtain and record vital signs
and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug
allergies, current medications and presenting problem. Anticipates
the needs of the patient and the practitioner during the exam.
- Administer ordered medications via oral, subcutaneous,
intramuscular, intradermal, or sublingual routes. Start IV's,
maintain and administer IV fluids/meds as ordered by provider.
- Under supervision of the practitioner, inform patients of lab
results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return
practitioners' phone messages. Ensure that the patient or family
understands follow-up and referral information. Provide general
health education within own level of expertise and as directed by
practitioner and nurse supervisor;
- Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain
equipment; keep patient exam rooms clean and orderly; dispose of
contaminated items according to Franciscan Medical Group Exposure
Control Plan; anticipate Practitioner's needs for medications,
supplies and equipment and plan accordingly.
- Assist with diagnostic tests and procedures to appropriate
level of training and established procedures. Ensure patient
privacy and comfort during the exam; instruct patients in the
collection of samples and other tests.
- Actively participate in continuing education and meetings;
participates in committees as requested; and participants in
professional development activities and maintains professional
- Triages and responds to patient telephone call using approved
protocols; ensuring documentation of the phone call meets
- Exhibits and adheres to CHI Franciscan Health's Core Values of
Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.
Education/ Work Experience:
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- Graduate of accredited school of Registered Nursing approved by
the WA State Board of Nursing required; BSN preferred.
- One year clinic RN experience or 2 years of acute care
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State
Board of Nursing.
- Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.
- If assigned to the Float Pool, current driver's license and
ability to drive to assigned location(s).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.
Associated topics: cardiothoracic, ccu, coronary, domiciliary,
infusion, nurse clinical, psychiatric, staff nurse, transitional,
Keywords: CHI Franciscan Medical Group, Tacoma , Clinic RN - Urgent Care, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington
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