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RN - Pulmonary Office

Company: Albany Medical Center Careers
Location: Alplaus
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Department/Unit:HBD - Medicine PulomonaryWork Shift:Day (United States of America)Salary range: $68,640 - $99,023

Registered Nurse (RN) - Full Time
Pulmonary & Critical Care Office - Albany, NY
Work schedule: Monday - Friday

We have an exciting opportunity for an RN to join our Pulmonary & Critical Care outpatient practice team of dedicated healthcare professions that provide exceptional care!

The Pulmonary and Critical Care Department includes physicians who are leading experts in their fields and have expertise in a broad range of pulmonary diseases including asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, COPD, critical care, chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension, sarcoidosis, sleep apnea, and sleep-related disorders.

Under the direction of the practice physician and/or advanced practice provider (APP) and the supervision of the Nurse Manager (RN) and/or Nurse Supervisor (RN), the RN may provide direct patient care, patient triage (in-person and telephonic), assessment, planning, directing and evaluating of a patient's specific care plan and clinic visit. Able to work effectively within a team of multi-specialty professionals.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtain and accurately record patient's vital signs; reports abnormal values to treating provider
  • Documents components of patient's history (Medical, Surgical and Social) in EHR
  • Obtains and documents a patient's focused physical assessment, related to the clinic visit and as dictated by clinic procedure
  • Administers medications and treatments to patients in clinic, under the direction of a physician or APP
  • Assesses and documents response to medication and treatments rendered to patient, if applicable
  • Communicates in an open and appropriate manner with patients, visitors and staff
  • Participates in in-office procedures under the direction and supervision of a Physician or APP
  • Performs diagnostic POCT and CLIA waived testing per MD/APP order and documents results in EHR
  • Performs venipuncture per order of MD/APP
  • Performs review and triage of incoming test results, patient requests and pharmacy renewals; facilitates call-backs to patients as necessary
  • Facilitates the utilization of resources to meet patient outcomes and contribute to Facility (AMC), New York State and National Quality data metrics
  • Prepares patient's chart for pertinent clinical information
  • Delegates tasks deemed appropriate per licensure of LPN and/or MA
  • Assists with in-office procedures, as related to Clinic Specialty
  • Adheres to AMC's regulatory agency (The Joint Commission) and internal compliance policies
  • Orientation and education of newly hired staff
  • Completes continuous/annual education related to Clinic specialty to maintain knowledge base on current practices
  • Provides education to patients related to their visit and overall health and wellness
  • Maintains inventory of supplies, and keeps patient examination rooms stocked
  • Other duties and responsibilities, as within scope of practice, as required or deemed necessary to clinic functionalityMinimum Qualifications:
    • Associate's degree of a state accredited Registered Nursing program is required
    • NYS current RN licensure is required
    • Previous nursing experience in an ambulatory care setting or at least 1 year of nursing experience obtained outside an ambulatory care settingThank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!---Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Medical Center Careers, Schenectady , RN - Pulmonary Office, Administration, Clerical , Alplaus, New York

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