Clinic RN - Family Medicine
Company: CHI-Franciscan Medical Group
Posted on: August 17, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Scheduled Hours per 2 Week Pay Period: 80
Daily Schedule: 8:30a-5:30a Weekends Required: Occasional
Location: Tacoma, WA
Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking to fill a full time
Clinic RN for our Franciscan Medical Clinic at St. Joseph in
Tacoma, WA! Come join our team based environment!
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with
competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals,
health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We
are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our
patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual
support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part
approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to
healing the whole person. Come join our team! 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. Essential Duties:
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
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 experience
Current WA State license as RN required
Current CPR certification or must be certified within 30 days of
If assigned to the Float Pool, current driver's license and ability
to drive to assigned location(s).
- Requisition ID: 2019-R
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Day Job
- Market: CHI-Franciscan Medical Group
Keywords: CHI-Franciscan Medical Group, Tacoma , Clinic RN - Family Medicine, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington
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