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RN - Preoperative Medicine (Full Time)

Company: StCharles
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Wage Update: St. Charles Health System is excited to announce that we are increasing our minimum wage to $18.00/hour effective October 31, 2021. Pay ranges are currently in process of being updated and may be higher than the range reflected below.

Typical pay range: $33.69 - $47.46
Preoperative Medicine Clinic - Bend, Oregon

ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM                                                                                                 

JOB DESCRIPTION

                                                                                                                                                               

TITLE:                                                RN – Preoperative Medicine

REPORTS TO POSITION:                Manager of Clinic Operations

DEPARTMENT:                                 St. Charles Medical Group Preoperative Medicine Clinic

DATE LAST REVIEWED:                  August 13, 2019

OUR VISION:                Creating America’s healthiest community, together

OUR MISSION:             In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value

OUR VALUES:              Accountability, Caring and Teamwork

DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY:

St. Charles Medical Group encompasses practices in three Central Oregon counties and numerous specialties including family care, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, immediate/urgent care, cardiology, pulmonology, rheumatology, general surgery, cancer care, and sleep medicine.  We encourage collaboration between clinical and non-clinical staff to assure we are providing our community with comprehensive and compassionate health care.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The RN-Preoperative Medicine provides support to the provider and patient. Including, providing quality patient and family centered care as a member of the health care team in accordance with St. Charles Health System mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures. Applies standards for professional nursing practice and focuses clinical care to enhance the experience for patients, families and all others.  Use triage skills to make appropriate patient health assessments and anticipate physician’s needs regarding patient care.

This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES   

Deliver customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.  Meticulous attention to detail, excellent communication and listening skills are necessary.

Assesses the patient condition and needs using critical thinking and clinical judgment; implements appropriate nursing action and collaborates with other disciplines to meet the patient’s/family’s physical, emotional, and other needs; and evaluates patient’s progress. 

Collaborate on care planning and implementation with physician and physician protocols, and members of the team

Coordinate care for patients in accordance with providers plan and recommendations. Provide counseling to patients regarding nutrition, smoking, and other health related issues.

Proficient in proper clinical and medical documentation within the EMR system

Perform telephone triage; communicates (both written and orally) effectively and maintains a professional relationship with caregivers, medical staff, patients, and guests. 

Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures for medication administration.

Role models two-way communication of the St. Charles Health System mission, vision, values, and strategic plan for the department.

Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.

Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.  Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.

Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate. 

May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.

EDUCATION            

Required: As required by license.

Preferred: N/A 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION

Required: Current Oregon RN license. BLS.          

Preferred: N/A 

EXPERIENCE

Required: N/A

Preferred: N/A 

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.

ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION:   

Demonstrates SCHS values of Accountability, Caring and Teamwork in every interaction.

Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent St. Charles Health System. 

Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels within St. Charles Health System and external customers/clients/potential employees.

Strong team working and collaborative skills.

Ability to effectively reach consensus with a diverse population with differing needs.

Ability to manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies and achieve expected results.

Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Attention to detail.

Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication and customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful personal interactions.

Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.

Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.

Performs basic math (add, subtract, multiply and divide) calculations.

Performs intermediate to advanced math (analysis, statistics, significant data or number manipulation).

Read, write, speak and understand English.

Basic to intermediate ability and experience in computer applications, specifically electronic medical records system and MS Office.

Basic experience in computer applications necessary to record time, obtain work directions, and complete assigned CBL’s.

Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and Access), database management, and document preparation.

Demonstrated ability and experience in computer applications, use of electronic medical record keeping systems and MS Office.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Continually (75% or more): Use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, keyboard operation.

Occasionally (25%): Standing, walking, bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing stairs, reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-10 pounds, grasping/squeezing, operation of a motor vehicle, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Never (0%):  Climbing ladder/step-stool, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 11-50 pounds.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Occasionally (25%):  Chemical solution for Laboratory Caregivers.

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area.

Never (0%):  Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, chemical solution, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP

.

Schedule Weekly Hours:

40

Caregiver Type:

Regular

Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)

Is Exempt Position?

No

Job Family:

NON CONTRACT RN

Scheduled Days of the Week:

Variable

Shift Start & End Time:

8am-6pm

Keywords: StCharles, North Las Vegas , RN - Preoperative Medicine (Full Time), Other , North Las Vegas, Nevada

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