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Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinic

Location : Albuquerque, NM
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : Albuquerque
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : AA
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :
Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinic

Full Time or Contract

Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

No weekends






The Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) provides skilled nursing care in an outpatient, day center setting.




·         Triages participant and staff phone calls to determine priority of care and routes accordingly. 


·         Schedules outside appointments for participants when necessary.


·         Assists in the examination, testing and treatment of participants.


·         Completes certification/recertification orders and discharge summaries


·         Implements orders written by primary care physician(s).


·         Instructs participants and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.


·         Schedules specialist and other appointments for  participants and assists in hospital admissions.


·         Performs general nursing care on participants including administering prescribed medications and treatments.


·         Documents all necessary information and maintains participant medical record(s) and fulfills agency charting and reporting requirements.


·         Administers medications, provides training in self-administration of all non-scheduled medications and monitors medication compliance.


·         Provides health counseling to participants and their families on an individual or group basis.


·         Assists in the examination, assessment, evaluation testing and treatment of participants.


·         Observes, records, and reports participant’s condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians


·         Provide clinical teaching and clinical supervision of CNA Day Center staff. 




Required Qualifications :

Education


·         Associate’s degree in nursing


 


Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation


·         Registered Nurses (RN) Active License Colorado required.


·         Current CPR certification or the ability to obtain CPR certification is required.


 


Work Experience and Qualifications




          Minimum one (1) year working with the frail or elderly is required






Preferred




·         3 years' healthcare with an emphasis on geriatrics


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