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Registered Nurse - Endocrinology

Company: Tryon Medical Partners
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Endocrinology -Applicants please note: All Tryon employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or apply for and receive an exemption to this requirement. Exceptions will be granted on the basis of medical or religious reasons only. - -General Job Summary: -Responsible for providing professional nursing care for patients including assessment, treatment, care planning, and medical care evaluation by following established standards and practices. -Assists physicians and staff in coordinating patient care. -Functions as primary liaison between patients, staff and Internal Medicine -physicians. -(This is a full-time position that will support our Endocrinology team at Steele Creek).Primary Job Responsibilities/Tasks may include, but not limited to: - -Direct Patient Services:

  • Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality.
  • Obtains and documents health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition. -
  • Provides patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
  • Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response. -
  • Delegates as allowed under the Nurse Practice Act. Refers to/consults with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns. -
  • Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
  • Documents patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
  • Tracks quality assurance data and monitors for acute and chronic care management.
  • Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. -Posts tests and examination results.
  • Order entry with EHR.
  • Starting IV's and administering IV fluids.
  • Everything under the Medical assistant A (patient care responsibilities) should also be included in the RN responsibilities. -Add the specifics in rather than stating it this way.
  • Complete forms and prior authorizations for medications. -
  • Be the point person for emergencies/triage walk ins (Chest pain, hypoglycemia, syncope). -
  • Participate in code blue as necessary.
  • Medication refills.
  • Patient education regarding insulin, MDI use.
  • Assist MAs as needed with any and all their responsibilities as need arises in order to maintain adequate patient flow or as needed by the provider.
  • Other duties as assigned.Nurse Triage:
    • Serves as the first escalation point for telephone calls and message received by Medical Assistant. Talks directly to the patient on the telephone.
    • Performs short evaluation of the patient situation to estimate severity of illness and/or injury including learning about chief complaint and, as possible, obtaining vital sign and mental status information.
    • Determines urgency of seeing the patient based on brief assessment and on familiarity with a patient's condition and history. -
    • Directs patient to the appropriate site of care during office hours, to their provider or other available practice providers and urgent care centers.
    • Sends patients with high-risk chief complaints such as chest pain, abdominal pain, or severe headaches to ER immediately or arranges for ambulance etc.
    • Provides appropriate home health advice to patients who do not need to go directly to the ER.
    • Ensures accurate notes of all consultations and treatments are recorded in the patients' record via the clinical computer system.
    • Arranges appointments for patients who do not need to go to ER but need to see a physician. Consults with physician as needed.
    • Responds to routine information requests from patients.
    • Performs other duties as assigned. -RequirementsEducation and Certifications:
      • RN degree. Completion of nursing training from an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
      • Current state registered nurse license.
      • Current CPR certificate.
      • Maintain American Heart Association BLS certificationExperience:
        • Minimum of one-year professional nursing experience, clinic experience preferred.
        • E.H.R. utilization.
        • Serving customers in person and on the phone.Physical Requirements:
          • Work consistently requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling.
          • Must be able to lift and support weight of 35 pounds.
          • Ability to concentrate on details.
          • Use of computer for long periods of time.Powered by JazzHR

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