DaVita RN Urology in EVERETT, Washington

RN Urology

Description

At The Everett Clinic, our purpose is simple - do the right thing - for our patients and each other. This philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as one of the most innovative and high-quality healthcare providers in the country.

Some say we are a medical group, but we like to think we're a large family. Our team cares about our patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advanced technologies and quality facilities.

Overview:

Responsible for providing direct and indirect patient care, telephone triage, managing physician practice, assisting with procedures, and patient education. Duties also include administering medications and treatments, coordinating patient services and processing paperwork.

.75 FTE, averaging 30 hours. Three 10hr shifts

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate DaVita Medical Group's commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer.

  • Uses, protects, and discloses DaVita Medical Group patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

  • Performs various simple to moderately complex, comprehensive patient assessments, tests and procedures within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse

  • Obtains, interprets, records and reports vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure), height, weight, and other pertinent patient information to clinician.

  • Prepares patient for examination and other procedures.

  • Develops an appropriate nursing care plan.

  • Implements a plan of care by performing nursing interventions and assisting with procedures.

  • Instructs patient on procedural preparations.

  • Administers medication and other therapeutic modalities within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse.

  • Collects, labels and transports various specimens to appropriate destinations.

  • Performs patient and family teaching.

  • Maintains clinical standards outlined in the clinical operations policies and procedures manual. Identifies deficiencies and recommends changes.

  • Documents and maintains records of medical and nursing procedures.

  • Coordinates with clinicians and ancillary departments to plan daily work assignments according to staff abilities, clinician and patient schedules, patient flow and procedures.

  • Ensures adequate levels of supplies are maintained.

  • Ensures that all equipment is maintained.

  • Performs telephone screening and advice under the direction of clinician.

  • Directs patients to appropriate levels of care and authorizes outside services.

  • Notifies pharmacies of new prescriptions and authorizations of refills as ordered by clinician.

  • Participates in educational programs to enhance nursing knowledge.

  • Adheres to Universal Precautions at all times.

  • Adheres to safety policies and procedures at all times.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

Minimum: Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing

Minimum: Current WA State RN license.

Minimum: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers through American Heart Association

Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and/or Pediatric Life Support (PALS) certifications

Experience:

  • Minimum: 1-3 years of experience

  • Preferred: 5 or more years of experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer literate.

  • Ability to type 25 wpm.

  • Basic Life Support for healthcare providers.

  • Manual dexterity to use/handle equipment and instruments.

  • Skilled in phlebotomy and I.V. therapy.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to concurrently perform multiple tasks.

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

If you're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.

Primary Location WA-EVERETT - 98201

Req ID: 301768