RN/Clinic (260)

Mercy Health System Janesville, WI

JOB SUMMARY

Cares for and treats patients in medical office, as directed by Physician, by performing the following and other duties as assigned. May be required to work alternate shifts and weekends.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Rooms and collects patient assessment data.

* Administers injections and medications

* Performs other patient care procedures as directed and according to established criteria.

* Assists provider during treatment, testing, and examinations.

* Performs EKG's, simple lab tests and collects venous blood specimens.

* Maintains timely flow of patients.

* Provides patient and family education.

* Documents patient care and related information.

* Responds to incoming phone calls.

* Performs telephone triaging of patients.

* Follows up on patient care as needed.

* Reviews and maintains charts.

* Participates in Quality and Performance Improvement.

AGE OF PATIENT POPULATION

Newborns, infants, children, adolescents, adults, geriatric, isolation, code, restrained, police custody and trauma patients

COMPETENCIES

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Quality - Follows policies and procedures: Adapts to changes in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments; Abides by MHS confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.

Partnering - Supports organization's goal and values; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Generates suggestions for improving work.

Cost - Conserves organization resources.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listen and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, & EXPERIENCE

Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

BSN or upon hire BSN completion agreement for enrollment in an accredited BSN Completion Program.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

Current Illinois and/or Wisconsin RN license.

HCP CPR Certification (Other certifications per unit requirements: ACLS, PALS, NALS)

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Passing the Driver's License Check and/or Credit Check (for those positions requiring).

Passing the WI Caregiver Background Check and/or IL Health Care Workers Background Check

Must be able to follow written/oral instructions.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software and Word Processing software.

Other Qualifications

May be required to travel to other clinical sites.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Occupational Exposure: Category A - All employees in the specified job classification have occupational exposure.

INFORMATION ACCESS

Partner may access patient care information needed to perform their job duties.

WORK CONTACT GROUP

Partners, physicians, patients/family, visitors, vendors

SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Function of the position with or without accommodations.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

LEVEL OF SUPV/SUPERVISES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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