The Adult Primary Care Nurse will utilize critical thinking skills to interpret complex information in a multidisciplinary setting to guide patients and families to health and well-being across the continuum of care in an outpatient setting. Requires care across the lifespan to individuals, families, caregivers, populations and communities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Telehealth Nursing for large outpatient practice to include nursing consultation, assessment, patient follow up and patient surveillance of health statuses and outcomes. All communication to be documented in the electronic health record.
Follow all standards of care for Primary Care nursing including, patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, and implementation, coordination of care, and health teaching and promotion.
Review patient schedules daily including pre-visit planning, appropriateness of appointment, facilitate patient /provider engagement for optimum appointment experience.
Work collaboratively with Providers, Medical Assistant Team, Nursing Team, Quality Manager, Practice Manager and Nurse Manager to ensure safe, effective and appropriate care.
Responsible for key performance measures in Primary Care are met including utilization, productivity, and quality measures are met to assist with meeting our quality goals.
Responds to calls from patients, pharmacies, home care agencies and family members; collaborates with school nurses, WIC colleagues, DCF and other medical departments as needed. Works collaboratively with BHS department to facilitate Primary Care and BHS integration. Completes paperwork needed by external and internal customers.
Administers treatments/immunizations/medications to clients as ordered by the physician or based on standing orders. Assists with physical exams: completes required screenings and laboratory testing.
Provides client services; educates client/parent as needed; assists the client to work with a case manager for prescription needs /refills; coordinates services with/for the client.
Completes and maintains all required documentation in the EMR.
Ensures a clean, organized work environment.
Treats co-workers, clients and visitors respectfully, courteously and professionally, addressing conflict and disagreement in a positive and respectful manner.
Covers the on-call weekend/evening schedule on a rotating basis
UCFS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) plan with 8.5% employer contribution, and company-paid life and disability insurance. We also offer generous paid time off, flexible schedules, National Health Services Corp. Loan Repayment, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and competitive salaries
- Registered Nurse Licensed to practice in the State of Connecticut with at least (3-4) years’ experience (Primary Care experience preferred including pediatrics and internal medicine.).
- CT RN License
- CPR certified