AMBULATORY CARE NURSE II


  • Location: Other, NC
  • Posted: Jun 17, 2019

Job Description


Holly Springs - Women's Health GENERAL DESCRIPTION Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in ambulatory clinic settings in accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care and established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. JOB DUTIES Duties 1.Charge Nurse (ex. delegate tasks, clinic flow, supervise unlicensed clinical staff). 2. Perform telephone and electronic medical record triage; provide medical advice and refill requests, schedule appointments, review lab results and treat patients per protocols under the supervision of medical providers 3. Order clinic supplies, complete insurance and FMLA forms, complete requests for prior authorizations, abstract patient charts 4. .Assist the physician during the examination and procedures. Perform nurse procedures under the supervision of medical providers 5. Collect/prepare laboratory specimens; perform Point of Care laboratory tests 6. Sterilize medical instruments using High Level Disinfection and Autoclave as appropriate 7. Review medical and surgical instructions with patients and/or caregivers, and document in patientrecord. 8. Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician 9. Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers. Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care and serve as a team leader 10. Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care, including equipment and material resources 11. Support the development of other staff and formal learners. Participate in the identification of clinical, operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities 12. Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES List factors that identify the better candidates from a group of people who meet the minimum qualifications. Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status using computer documentation tools Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively with providers, nursing staff, PRMO staff, and administrative staff EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES Graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program required. All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES 12 months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level. Obstetrics and gynecology experience preferred. LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required WORKING CONDITIONS Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment. Must be present on site for 8 hour shifts during standard business hours. Must participate in group activities requiring interpersonal skills & cooperation. Must work as late person whenscheduled or according to business needs Must be able to react quickly and immediately respond to emergencies. Must travel between locations on needed basis. Must be able to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands & priorities. Must maintain attention to detail over extended period of time. Must be continually aware of variations in changing situations. Must be able to move throughout office environment throughout day. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs. Must be able to carry 50 lbs. Must be able to reach for objects by extending arms.

Employment Type


  • FULL TIME

Schedule Information


Schedule: First/Day

Duke Health

705 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-5600

Fax: (919) 684-5600

Web: http://www.hr.duke.edu/

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