Registered Clinical Nurse-Family Practice

Location: Nationwide, TX
Date Posted: 12-11-2017
 
REGISTERED CLINICAL NURSE – FAMILY PRACTICE., EIELSON AIR FORCE  BASE, ALASKA
 
Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare support services company specializing in Medical and Allied Health Staffing, Executive Search, and Outplacement of clinical professionals for both premier private sector and military clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professional and ethical service in the market today and work to cultivate long-term relationships. We have a reputation built on integrity, an expert knowledge of the medical industry and attention to individual client and employee needs.  At Fidelity Partners considers our employees to be our most valuable asset and offer a rewarding place to work which fosters both individual and professional growth.
 
We are currently accepting applications for qualified Registered Clinical Nurse – Family Practice to support one of our military clients in Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
·         Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience in assessing pediatric, adolescent, adults, obstetrics, and geriatric patients, as appropriate. Utilizes the nursing process as a basis for professional practice.
 
·         Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions and disease processes across the lifespan, as appropriate.
 
·         Knowledge of preventive health schedules, procedures, processes and education methods.
 
·         Knowledge of disease management and population health principles.
 
·         Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent, including dosage calculations as required. Knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of patient conditions including disease progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.
 
·         Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.
 
·         The nurse shall have at least 24 months of experience within the last 48 months in a primary care clinic setting.
 
TYPE OF WORK.
 
The duties include but are not limited to the following:
 
·         Strongly preferred working knowledge of the military health care system including TRICARE health benefits.
 
·         Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and make appropriate clinical decisions.
 
·         Coordinates patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.
 
·         Ensures compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.
 
·         Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.
 
·         Assesses patient needs telephonically.
 
·         Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.
 
·         Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues.
 
·         Excellent oral communication skills for patient/family education and telephone triage of patients. Telephone and in-person assessment/evaluation includes the determination of optimal time and location for patient management (ER, clinic, homecare) and follow-up care as required. Prescribes and communicates treatment plans and patient teaching in accordance with established protocols. Collects and assesses significant patient history information and performs all necessary patient teaching.
 
·         Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity, including telephone contacts, in accordance with requirements.
 
·         Makes referral appointments and arranges specialty care as appropriate.
 
·         Skill in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other clinic specific equipment.
 
·         Performs/assists with procedures such as bladder catheterizations, administration of oxygen, visual acuity tests, EKGs, irrigation of eyes and ears, tympanograms, splinting, phlebotomy and other clinic specific procedures, in accordance with established protocols.
 
·         Ensures for proper documentation of procedures and treatments.
 
·         Ensures all equipment is properly cleaned and stored at the end of each work shift. Ensures preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as directed. Ensures medication/supplies are replenished.
 
·         Participates in the orientation and training of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate.
 
·         May be required to work various shifts or augment clinical nursing support during the absence of other team nurses due to illness, leave or deployment,
 
·         Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.
 
APPLICATION
Interested candidates may apply at careers@fidelitypartners.org or fax resumes to 210-568-4518.
EOE. Drug screen and eligibility to receive a security clearance with the Federal Government required
 
Thank you for providing us your candidacy request we will review your background and qualifications to determine a potential match for this opportunity, if we determine you are a good fit one of our executive recruiters will contact you as soon as possible to discuss next steps, if you are not we will retain your information in our database for future opportunity.

Kindest Regards,
Fidelity Partners
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