Office Nurse Internal Medicine

Hutchinson Clinic Hutchinson, KS
Hutchinson Clinic, P.A.

Structured Compensation- Job Description

Office Nurse

Department:

Nursing

Grade

9

Reports To:

Director of Operations

Classification:

Non-Exempt

Supervises Direct:

Supervises Indirect:

Approved By:

Effective Date:

Revised Date:

4/24/17

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing professional nursing care to the patient under the direction of a physician or health care provider.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

* Performs general nursing care to patients. Adjusts and/or administers prescribed medication and treatment in accordance with nursing standards and physician/provider's orders.

* Responds to all incoming telephone calls and patient needs. Interpret patient's symptoms and communicates them to the physician. Assess the patient's needs to provide the best care and advice

* Collaborates with physicians and nurses to devise individual care plans for patients.

* Perform routine procedures (blood pressure measurements, administering injections, ect) and documents findings in the patient's medical record.

* Inspect the facility and equipment and act to maintain excellent hygiene and safety (decontaminating equipment, sanitizing surfaces, ect)

* Maintaining personal contact with patients and relatives, being sensitive to their needs for courtesy, dignity, and privacy and ensuring a friendly environment at all times.

* Storing and checking medication in accordance with established standards and guidelines.

* Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for professional practice and continued professional growth. Attends all in-services and meetings as appropriate.

* Performs other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Performance Measurements:

* Performs all Essential Job functions and responsibilities.

* Maintains a professional and positive attitude, appearance and relationship with patients and staff.

* Observes all clinic guidelines and polices.

Knowledge and Skill:

Experience:

* Up to 6 months in a similar or related healthcare position

Education:

* Must be a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in the state of Kansas

* Registered Nurse license is preferred

* BLS is required

Work Environment

* Exposure to communicable diseases

Physical Requirements

* Occasionally lifts or carriers items weighing up to 25 pounds

* Requires full range of body motion

* Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time

* Vision and hearing to normal range

Other Skills

* Ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care according to individual needs

* Knowledge of EMR system

* Must demonstrate consistent professional conduct

* Must possess excellent verbal and written communication as well as excellent interpersonal skills with patients, staff, and other health care professionals