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Company: Oneida Health
Location: Oneida
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: The RN in the Practice Setting is responsible for working collaboratively with other members of the clinical team in providing primary care to patients including assessment, treatment, care planning and medical care evaluation to assure safe, efficient and exceptional patient care. POSITION SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: 1. Facilitates and executes physician orders in conjunction with patient needs and insurance requirements, scheduling exams and tests as appropriate and preparing necessary prescriptions and/or instructions for use by other allied health professionals in a timely manner.
2. Coordinates and schedules referrals/surgeries with other physician specialists as well as Imaging and other medical tests. Ensures appropriate follow-up is arranged for patients. Prepares and sends referrals with CCD and asks patients about self referrals.
3. Rooms patients, obtains and documents chief compliant, vital signs, height, weight, and allergies. Records/reconciles medications including OTC drugs. Records smoking status. Assesses each patient for efficacy of medications, barriers to medication adherence and barriers to meeting treatment goals.
4. Reviews immunization status.
5. Identifies Team patients with ED or Hospital admission, obtains discharge summary and contacts patients for follow up care.
6. Generates gap lists and calls patients to schedule appointments for Team Patients
7. Inputs recalls for needed services for Team Patients.
8. Provides clinical advice over phone or messaging per standards and documents clinical advice in the medical record.
9. Liaison with after -hours care and ensuring not in chart and patients have follow up as needed.
10. Provides patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
11. Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administer
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.
12. Attends to needs of patients and visitors. Reassures patients and answer questions as necessary. Creates, updates and develops process to educate patients. Provides patient education and self-management tools. Provides information to patients on medications and collaborates with patient for treatment goals.
13. Assures patients are seen in an orderly and fair manner, and that delays and waiting times are communicated to other members of the team as well as patients. Performs pre-visit planning Acutely ill patients are given priority at all times.
14. Maintains medical record including ensuring all related reports, labs and information is filed/scanned and available in patients' medical records prior to their appointment Assists with coordinating care by tracking overdue labs and imaging, flags abnormal results to the attention of the MD, notifies patients of normal and abnormal test results, under the direction of the physician and follows up on Newborn Screens.
15. Completes routine equipment checks and stocks supplies in all exam and treatment rooms. Places orders as necessary from Central Supply and Pharmacy. Participates in routinely exam room cleaning.
16. Instructs patient or members of patient's family in regard to patient's diet, health habits, the carrying out of treatments at home pre and postoperative care and rehabilitative measures as authorized by the physician.
17. Performs related inservices for patients in the prevention of illness and the attainment of maximum health. Maintains Resource list and participates in community health and education programs.
18. Makes contacts with appropriate social services or health agencies as necessary to assure patient needed services or follow-up care.
19. Provides training for clinical staff.
20. When necessary, acts as receptionist, performs secretarial duties, and discusses insurance claims with insurance companies in an effort pre-certify and/or meet pre-authorization restrictions.
21. In the event of an anaphylactic reaction or Code Blue is able to assist provider (MD PA, or NP) with resuscitation and CPR if needed. Ensures Code procedure is followed and documented appropriately.
22. Participates actively in quality improvement activities at practice.
23. Participates actively in quality improvement activities at practice.
24. Attends and participates in daily huddles and monthly Clinical Team meetings.
25. Attends Practice staff meetings.
26. Communicates effectively throughout the day with other Team members to ensure smooth workflow and to coordinate activities so patient needs are met.
#OHHP QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Active New York State Registered Nurse License Experience: Clinical experience in allergy preferred, Must perform highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge to variety of situations, and exercise independent judgment Licensure: NYS Registered Nurse License, CPR certification required

Keywords: Oneida Health, Syracuse , ENT RN, Healthcare , Oneida, New York

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