DaVita Clinic Nurse Float RN or LPN - (Corporate) South St. Petersburg, FL in ST. PETERSBURG, Florida

Clinic Nurse Float RN or LPN - (Corporate) South St. Petersburg, FL

Description

HealthCare Partners, one of the country's largest operators of medical groups and physician networks, will continue to provide integrated care management as an operating division of DaVita HealthCare Partners, focusing on delivering outstanding healthcare across a broad range of services. HealthCare Partners works with its patients to help them live life to the fullest and strives to lead the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to ensure quality, accessible and affordable care for all.

Since 1992, HealthCare Partners has been committed to developing innovative models of healthcare delivery that improve patients' quality of life while containing healthcare costs. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Nevada, Florida, New Mexico, and Colorado. As of March 2015, HealthCare Partners had approximately 830,000 capitated under its care.

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 HealthCare Partners may be the employer for you.

Overview:

Under the direction of the Provider, the Clinic Nurse provides direct patient care in accordance with Company protocols, established standards of nursing practice, and the FL Nurse Practice Act. Promptly screens patients with signs or symptoms of illness. Works with the clinical team for appropriate treatment, plan of care and disposition. Ensures patient monitoring and follow up. The Clinic Nurse reports to the Center Administrator.

Essential Functions:

  • Contributes to and supports the corporation's quality initiatives by planning, communicating and encouraging team and individual. Maintains a strong focus on quality and continuous improvement within job scope.

  • Maintains an active nursing appointment schedule for assisting the Provider in the monitoring of members’ health care needs.

  • Assists the Care Manager and Provider in the follow-up management of post-hospitalized or post-emergency room visits.

  • Comprehensively screens patients for care opportunities and collaborates with treating physician to develop care plans that meet patients’ needs and result in appropriate quality care.

  • Provides condition specific patient education and anticipatory guidance, as well as care coordination, under the guidance of the Provider.

  • Maintains clinical documentation within the medical records assuring compliance within all guidelines.

  • Provides health teaching.

  • Provides direct nursing care, comfort measures, emotional support to patients.

  • Comprehensively screens patients for care opportunities and collaborates with treating physician to identify referrals to care management.

  • Executes orders of Provider based on knowledge of cause and effect of order after verifying accuracy.

  • Performs selected IV therapy and administers prescribed treatment per Provider order.

  • Documents all interventions, responses, and outcomes.

  • Initiates standard emergency procedures until Provider or EMS is available.

  • Applies principles of asepsis and infection control.

  • Compliance with Company’s Code of Conduct, HIPAA regulations and the Florida Patient’s Bill of Rights.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Certificate in Practical Nursing Science required for LPN; Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Science required for RN.

  • Valid Florida LPN/RN license.

  • Ability to obtain CPR certification within 60 days of employment.

  • Ability to obtain IV Certification within 90 days of employment. (LPN Requirement)

Experience:

  • 2 – 5 years of experience in Med-Surg, ER, ICU, Acute Care is preferred.

  • Experience with electronic health records (EHR) is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong focus on service excellence and customer service.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to multi-task; must possess strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.

  • Proficient in MS Office.

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Knowledge of medical equipment and maintenance. Ability to learn how to maintain medical equipment.

  • Ability to travel as necessary based on business need.

  • Ability to work overtime based on business need.

Primary Location FL-ST. PETERSBURG - 33702

Req ID: 303120