Provide patient care and telephone triage, advice and health education for ancillary staff, clinic patients, and callers to the practice. Provides direct professional nursing care to clinic patients and families by utilizing nursing knowledge and critical thinking skills. Performs technical nursing functions, utilizes the nursing process to assess patient status, develop, implement, and evaluate patient care. Ensures a therapeutic and safe environment for patients and families within the guidelines and policies of the department and the philosophy of the organization. Maintains current and approved standard protocols to provide timely access to care and patient safety. This position provides age-specific and developmentally appropriate care for neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Serves as a primary resource for patients, collaborating with providers and functioning as part of a team to achieve patient outcomes based on diagnosis and prognosis.
Collects information about patient history, presenting complaint and symptoms to allow for appropriate evaluation, classification, advice and disposition of the patients request.
Collects, prioritizes, and synthesizes comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or situation.
Develops and implements a plan that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
Evaluates the patients progress towards attainment of the outcome.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current RN license in the State of MN
Prefer experience in specialty and triage
Strong customer service skills and effective communication
Strong critical thinking an assessment skills
Current BLS certification (or willingness to obtain within 6 mo, company paid)
Must be able to work a minimum of 24 hours a month
Northfield Hospital & Clinics is an independent organization with over 800 employees. We are known for our positive work environment and quality patient care. We provide a full spectrum of services with our Hospital and Long Term Care Center in Northfield and primary and specialty clinics in Northfield, Lakeville, Farmington, Faribault and Lonsdale.
With us you’ll find competitive pay and benefits (when hired for 40 hours/pay period or more) including health and dental insurance, vision discount plan, life and disability insurance, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and a pension plan with a generous employer contribution.