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Nurse Clinician I

Company: HealthPoint
Location: Auburn
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

.60 FTE Auburn HealthPointWould you like to have a career that makes a daily difference in people's lives? Do you want to be part of a caring, respectful, diverse community? If you answered yes to these questions, keep reading!HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it, regardless of circumstances. Founded in 1971, we believe that the quality of your health care should not depend on how much money you make, what language you speak or what your health is, because everyone deserves great care.Position Summary:Responsible for providing clinic-based nursing services providing direct age-specific and culturally appropriate care through the use of the nursing process, based on evidenced base care, serves as a clinical resource.Your Contribution to the Team Include:

  • Follows the registered nurse standards of practice to properly assess each patient to ensure appropriate medical care is delivered in the most optimal, cost effective, and culturally sensitive manner
  • Identify and assess high-risk patients using established criteria, coordinate multi-disciplinary teams and resources to support patient care needs, provide care coordination/management for chronic medically complex or fragile patients across the life span
  • Actively participates in the team care of patients with complex chronic diseases, coordinates care of complex patients, provides preventative health.
  • Working closely with primary care teams, specialty care teams and medical providers, the per diem Nurse will establish a collaborative plan of care to assure adherence to the medical plan, improvement in functional status, and improved ability to self-manage.
  • Collaborates with other health care team members regarding plan of care, utilization of clinical protocols variances in plan implementation, and expected goal/outcomes to optimize health which can include but not limited to:
    • medication reconciliation,
    • insulin management,
    • Hypertension assessment,
    • INR management, and
    • initial obstetrical pre-natal intake
      • Assess, provide recommendations and next steps for walk-in and telephone call triage patients evaluating acuteness of need and/or priority of intervention and document assessment information of all activities.
      • Provide assessment, treatment and follow up related to basic wound care for patients with a range of complex medical conditions.
      • Inform and follow up with patients related to abnormal lab test and x-ray results as needed.Must Haves to be Successful:
        • Current Unencumbered Washington State Registered Nurse license required.
        • Current BLS certification
        • Certification in case management highly desired
        • Proof of immunizations and/or immunity to: COVID-19, MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), Varicella, Annual Influenza, and TB are required for all employees. Additionally, if you work in a HealthPoint clinic, Hepatitis B. and Tdap (within last 10 years) are required. All immunizations are a condition of employment. Upon hire, employees must provide proof of their immunizations and/or immunity prior to starting or no later than their fifth (5) business day of employment. The Rich Benefits and Perks:
          • Medical Health Insurance and Wellness Program
          • Vision & dental plan
          • Flexible Spending Account - both daycare and healthcare
          • Life Insurance
          • AFLAC supplementary insurance
          • Retirement plans with company match
          • Generous paid time off
          • Growth and development opportunities
          • Recognition Program
          • And much more! To learn more about HealthPoint, go to www.healthpointchc.org #practiceyourpassionIt is the policy of HealthPoint to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, because of sensory, physical, or metal disability, genetic information, gender identity or any other factor protected by local, state or federal law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.

Keywords: HealthPoint, Auburn , Nurse Clinician I, Healthcare , Auburn, Washington

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