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RN - Per Diem, Vascular Surgery Clinic

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Department/Unit:Surgery Vascular Tech Work Shift:Per Diem (United States of America) RN - Per DiemVascular Surgery ClinicAlbany, NYUnder 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 include:Obtains and accurately record patient's vital signs; reports abnormal values to treating providerObtains and documents a patient's history (Medical, Surgical and Social) and focused physical assessment, related to the clinic visit and as dictated by clinic procedureAdministers medications and treatments to patients in clinic, under the direction of a physician or APPParticipates in in-office procedure, as related to clinic specialty, under the direction and supervision of a Physician or APP and documents results in EHRPerforms review and triage of incoming test results, patient requests and pharmacy renewals; facilitates call-backs to patients as necessaryFacilitates the utilization of resources to meet patient outcomes and contribute to Facility (AMC), New York State and National Quality data metricsDelegates tasks deemed appropriate per licensure of LPN and/or MAAdheres to AMC's regulatory agency (The Joint Commission) and internal compliance policiesOrientation and education of newly hired staffCompletes continuous/annual education related to Clinic specialty to maintain knowledge base on current practicesProvides education to patients related to their visit and overall health and wellness Minimum QualificationsAssociate's degree of a state accredited Registered Nursing program is requiredNYS current RN licensure to practice professional nursing is requiredCurrent CPR certification requiredCertification in specialty, Ambulatory setting preferredExcellent customer service and communication skillsAbility to effectively present information and respond to questions from physicians, patients and their family members or other employees within the work setting. Familiar with computer software.Effective Written and Verbal Communication SkillsExperience with electronic health record preferredAbility to give medications via all routes and ability to calculate medication doses Thank 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, Schenectady , RN - Per Diem, Vascular Surgery Clinic, Healthcare , Schenectady, New York

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