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RN - Internal Medicine Practice, Albany

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Department/Unit:HBD - Internal MedicineWork Shift:Day (United States of America)Registered Nurse
Internal Medicine Practice - Albany, NY
Work schedule: Monday - Friday
Case management for High Risk population in a primary care office. Assessment and Planning for changes in status calls. Located in Albany Area. Office hours are Mon- Fri with no weekend or holiday commitment. Looking for a RN that can work within a team to provide hospital follow up, monitor high risk patients, triage patient calls and in office visits, and support LPNs with patients needing higher level of care.
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 is essential.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assesses need for home care services and provide referral if appropriate.
  • Ensures follow-up appointments are made in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates referrals to specialists.
  • Collaborates with agencies/resources in the community to coordinate care.
  • Actively participates in meetings and attend regional conferences to gain information needed to meet measures required by NCQA, PCMH, CPC, and CMS.
  • Demonstrates consistent proactive problem solving and critical thinking to improve PCMH.
  • Triages patient calls.
  • Enters lab orders for patients.
  • Provides patient education - injections, glucometer use.
  • Clinical resource for LPNs/MAs.
  • Checks AEDs every morning and document on log in RN office.
  • Assists providers and staff with various clinical tasks.Minimum Qualifications:
    • Associate's degree of a state accredited Registered Nursing program is required
    • NYS current RN licensure is required
    • Minimum of 2 years of clinical RN experience is desiredThank 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 - Internal Medicine Practice, Albany, Healthcare , Schenectady, New York

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