RN/LPN- School Based Health Center Nurse

Bronx, NY

Responsibilities

 

  • Implement patient triage – acquire/examine vital signs, obtain chief complaint, performs problem-focused assessment and determines proper level of care (immediate access, urgent care, hospital, etc); Provides direct patient care as needed; acts as a patient advocate
  • Provides direct supervision to Medical Assistants ensuring appropriate assessment and treatment of patient health; serves as key problem-solving resource for staff on patient issues
  • Ensures unit staff follow-up abnormal labs and imaging results
  • Provide health teaching and re-enforce instructions to patient from provider; administers treatment and assists provider with procedures
  • Participates in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes; collects quality assurance data for performance improvement activities
  • Collaborates with Practice Manager on orienting/training, and evaluating nursing staff
  • Enforces safety measures, maintains hand hygiene and all infection control practices; takes corrective action as necessary

 

Requirements

 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing or health administration preferred
  • The successful candidate will have at least one (1) year clinical nursing experience in an outpatient clinic
  • NYS RN license and CPR certification required
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is highly preferred.

 

 

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 8/17/2020
Salary $33.00/hr






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