The clinical registered nurse (RN) is responsible for care management of the patient in a primary care setting. The focus is patient centered care with an emphasis on the medical home experience for the patient facilitated by the RN.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS• Assessment of provider schedules and organize patient flow• Assist providers with patient care:• Rooming complex and acutely ill patients• Maintain data registries and Meaningful Use information• Medication reconciliation of complex medication lists• Take vital signs and weight• Perform point of care testing as directed by provider• Perform screenings per provider guidelines• Assist providers with clinical procedures• Give injections and immunizations as directed by provider• Input patient care orders after provider has noted them in patients progress note• Document all clinical data correctly and appropriately in patient’s EHR• Communicate patient information after consultation with provider • Preload patient records prior to routine visit per provider protocol and oversight• Refill patient medications according to protocol per provider approval and oversight• Prepare, stock and clean exam room(s), maintain supplies and equipment for treatment• Oversight of clinical environment with attention to safety and infection control• Oversight of clinical equipment including routine checks, calibration, cleaning and repairing• Perform point of care testing; oversight of testing kits• Maintain emergency equipment• Maintain pharmacy stock• Oversight of vaccine storage, handling and supply• Administer routine regular and non-routine medications per standing order protocol, and/or provider orders• Accurate documentation of all vaccine records• Provide follow up with patient after hospital and /or skilled facility discharge• Provide patient nursing care; facilitate patient education• Coordinate and support individual, group and population based health maintenance and promotion• Coordinate patient care management with in house specialties and resources; community resources; home health and other health care agencies; hospital care• Manage telephone encounters utilizing triage and telehealth principles• Excellent professional judgment, phone skills and decision making ability• Work collaboratively with all team members• Demonstrate initiative, responsibility, flexibility and decision making• Demonstrate critical and reflective thinking• Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks• Ability and willingness to provide excellent customer service to patients, InterMed colleagues and vendors• Maintain confidentiality and compliance in all patient care activities• Participate in continuing and professional development• Complete InterMed clinical competence expectations • Be an informed clinical care resource• Special projects as assigned by lead, coordinator or manager
• Graduated from an accredited school of nursing• Unencumbered active registered nurse licensure in the state of Maine• Professional appearance and demeanor• Proficient in Windows applications, electronic medical record preferred
InterMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.