Urgent Care Hours : Monday - Friday 11am thru 8pm; Saturday & Sunday 9am to 4pm
Scope of the Job
Under the supervision of the Ambulatory Administrator or Director, Manager and Medical Director, utilizes the Nursing Process to provide care, coordination of care and patient education to a group of patients, using the medical home mode.
Assists providers in the provision of quality healthcare. Assignments are performed appropriately to age and developmental level of patients being served.
Provides excellent customer service in a team based environment.
Assists the clinician in delivering quality patient care including measuring vital signs, obtaining history, initiating EMR progress note and updating allergy, medication and problem lists.
Performs or assists with dressing changes, pulse oximetry, respiratory treatments, point of care testing, vision & hearing screens, and other required procedures as indicated.
Plans and implements age appropriate care based on assessment, diagnosis, standard of care, medical treatment plan, and progress toward desired outcome.
Assesses individual physical, psychosocial and developmental needs of patients.
Identifies patient / family education needs for growth, development, safety, nutrition, and wellness; coordinates or delivers training and evaluates the effectiveness of the teaching plan.
Accurately and efficiently documents findings, plans and interventions in the electronic medical record. Evaluates the effectiveness of care and documents subsequent changes to plan in the patient medical record.
Acquires and maintains knowledge and skills in nursing practice to contribute to the professional development of self, peers, colleagues, and others.
Anticipates and performs preliminary specimen collection and CLIA waived lab testing as indicated (e.g. Urinalysis, rapid strep, hemoglobin, lead, etc.).
Provides phone triage and coordination of scheduling urgent appointments as indicated.
Assists provider with prescription refills, hospital discharge planning and care coordination as indicated.
Facilitates scheduling and follow up for patients referred for consults and procedures.
Administers vaccines, medications and treatments as ordered by provider and within scope of practice. If in a clinic that serves pediatric patients, ensures vaccines are stocked and in compliance with Vaccines For Children / Florida SHOTS program.
Vaccines For Children responsibility applies in clinics that participate in the program.
Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations.Must be capable of dealing with periodic cyclical workload pressures and levels of responsibility.
Required to make independent judgments without supervision.Must be able to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria.
Must have the adaptability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
Requires the ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.