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The core values of Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, Inc. (CHC/SEK) are dignity and stewardship. Each staff member is expected to perform their job duties in a way that preserves dignity for our patients and maintains good stewardship of the CHC/SEK’s resources.
This position is part of the clinical team. This position is responsible to perform overall nursing care, including triage for walk-in and telephoning patients, immunization administration. Provides communication link between providers and patients on test results, medications, and continuity of care.
-Interview/assess patients for health concerns and obtain health history, including current medication list and allergies and records in EHR.
-Measure vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height.
-Provide injections or treatments as ordered. Perform phlebotomy, EKGs and routine in-house laboratory tests.
-Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients; assures all rooms are clean and dispose of trash in rooms.
-Cleans and sterilizes instruments. Inventory and stock medical supplies and materials.
-Maintains consistent patient flow by monitoring scheduling system.
-Transports specimens, equipment or supplies utilizing appropriate and safe techniques.
-Facilitates communication with patient on test results, clinical advice, prescription refills and medication compliance.
-Supports all providers in their care for patients to include specialty specific procedures/tests.
-Collaborates with providers and other multidisciplinary team members to provide complete patient care.
-Performs all duties, services and documentation in full compliance with CHC/SEK policies and procedures.
-Possession of a valid Kansas license as registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.
-Two years nursing experience in an outpatient clinic, preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
-Social and cultural sensitivity appropriate to ethnically and economically diverse patient-and employee-base.
-Demonstrate knowledge of the rationale of appropriate patient care.
-Communicates through appropriate channels. Use proper chain of command for patient complaints.
-Ability to handle emergency situations calmly and effectively.
-Must be computer literate, especially with Microsoft Office products and be able to use the Internet.
-Must be able to maintain good inter-personal relationship with co-workers and other members of the health care team and the organization.
-Provide customer service in accordance to the organization’s mission.
-Be courteous and respectful when interacting with patients and family members.
-Maintain patient confidentiality in accordance to organization’s policy and procedure and HIPAA requirements.
To apply for this job please visit www.chcjobs.org.