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Registered Nurse

Company: University Physician Group
Location: Detroit
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:
Provide general nursing care to patients under the direction of physicians.

Job Description:
Staffing is needed for a walk-in STD clinic on 50E. Canfield Detroit, MI

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform and document in the electronic medical record patients' vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respirations) height, weight, allergies; alert physicians of any abnormalities in vital signs or appearance
Instruct or assist patients in specimen collection, tests and procedures
Prepare patients for physical examinations
Assist physicians with or coordinate patient treatment, procedures and surgeries
Perform venipunctures, IV therapies and injections according to physicians' orders or patient emergencies
Dispense medications as prescribed by physicians; document medication orders in electronic medical record
Document in the medical record complete and accurate summaries of care given, including procedures performed and observations made
Schedule/coordinate testing, treatments, x-rays, consultations with/referrals to health care providers, inpatient admissions
Review laboratory/test results; recognize abnormal laboratory/test results and notify physicians
Contact patients with test/procedure results
Review physicians' discharge instructions and follow-up appointments with patients
Call in prescriptions/refills to pharmacies for patients as directed by physicians
Educate and counsel patients and family members on health conditions, desired results of treatment plans, expectations during illness and recovery and other related areas
Check diagnostic laboratory forms and physicians' orders on patient's record for accuracy and completeness
Maintain clinical areas to ensure the necessary medical equipment, supplies and pharmaceuticals are stocked and available
Answer telephones, direct/triage patient calls, take messages, relay messages/information to the appropriate personnel; contact patients regarding test results and recommended follow-up
Establish and maintain productive working relationships with people inside and outside the department and/or practice

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Additional Responsibilities:
Participate in case conferences
Cover and assist MA when necessary
Other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Education and/or Experience:
Associate Degree in Nursing
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred
Current Michigan Registered Nurse License
Current BLS Certification
1-2 years experience in an ambulatory care setting preferred
Knowledge of nursing theory and practice to give and evaluate patient care
Knowledge of OSHA, MIOSHA, JACHO and HIPPA regulations
Knowledge of Public Health Code and Michigan Nurse Practice Act preferred

Skills and Abilities Required:
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
Good written and verbal communication skills to convey and receive information effectively (face-to-face, telephone and electronic)
Good analytical and judgment skills
Ability to use computer software programs and systems
Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding patients, personnel and/or financial data
Excellent organizational skills to work independently, prioritize, handle multiple tasks and manage time

Safety Requirements:
Compliance with departmental Health and Safety policies and procedures
Mandatory TB test annually (based on Department guidelines)

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
Prolonged periods of walking, sitting, standing, stooping/kneeling, bending
Ability to lift up to 10 pounds regularly and up to 100 pounds occasionally
Close vision and ability to focus on computer screens and documents; distance vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; ability to adjust vision focus
Use of hands to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Operate in a hospital, medical center or clinic setting
Routinely use a variety of medical instruments and equipment
Routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and fax machines
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Work Schedule:
40-hour workweek
Work 1st and 3rd Saturdays 8a-12pm
May require on-call duty and the ability to work outside of scheduled work hours when the need arises

Wayne Health is an EEO/AA/Veteran/Disability Employer

Keywords: University Physician Group, Detroit , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Detroit, Michigan

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