DaVita Clinic Nurse(Float)-Wesley Chapel/Lutz, FL in ST. PETERSBURG, Florida
Clinic Nurse(Float)-Wesley Chapel/Lutz, FL
HealthCare Partners, one of the country's largest operatorsof medical groups and physician networks, will continue to provide integratedcare 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 thefullest and strives to lead the transformation of the national healthcaredelivery system to ensure quality, accessible and affordable care forall.
Since 1992, HealthCare Partners has been committed to developinginnovative models of healthcare delivery that improve patients' quality of lifewhile containing healthcare costs. HealthCare Partners manages and operatesmedical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California,Nevada, Florida, New Mexico, and Colorado. As of March 2015, HealthCarePartners had approximately 830,000 capitated under its care.
We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinatedcare to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of thenational healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordablecare for all.
If you're looking to make a difference with a large,financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita HealthCare Partnersmay be the employer for you.
* Overview: *
Under the direction of the Provider,the Clinic Nurse provides direct patient care in accordance with Companyprotocols, established standards of nursing practice, and the FL Nurse PracticeAct. Promptly screens patients with signs or symptoms of illness. Works with the clinical team for appropriatetreatment, plan of care and disposition. Ensures patient monitoring and follow up. The Clinic Nurse reports to the CenterAdministrator.
Contributesto and supports the corporation's quality initiatives by planning,communicating and encouraging team and individual. Maintains a strong focus onquality and continuous improvement within job scope.
Maintainsan active nursing appointment schedule for assisting the Provider in themonitoring of members’ health care needs.
Assiststhe Care Manager and Provider in the follow-up management of post-hospitalizedor post-emergency room visits.
Comprehensivelyscreens patients for care opportunities and collaborates with treating physicianto develop care plans that meet patients’ needs and result in appropriatequality care.
Providescondition specific patient education and anticipatory guidance, as well as carecoordination, under the guidance of the Provider.
Maintainsclinical documentation within the medical records assuring compliance withinall guidelines.
Providesdirect nursing care, comfort measures, emotional support to patients.
Comprehensivelyscreens patients for care opportunities and collaborates with treatingphysician to identify referrals to care management.
Executesorders of Provider based on knowledge of cause and effect of order afterverifying accuracy.
Performsselected IV therapy and administers prescribed treatment per Provider order.
Documentsall interventions, responses, and outcomes.
Initiatesstandard emergency procedures until Provider or EMS is available.
Appliesprinciples of asepsis and infection control.
Compliancewith Company’s Code of Conduct, HIPAA regulations and the Florida Patient’sBill of Rights.
Performsadditional duties as assigned.
* Education: *
Certificatein Practical Nursing Science required for LPN; Associates or Bachelor’s degreein Science required for RN.
ValidFlorida LPN/RN license.
Abilityto obtain CPR certification within 60 days of employment.
Abilityto 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.
Experiencewith electronic health records (EHR) is preferred.
* Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities *
Strongfocus on service excellence and customer service.
Abilityto work in a fast-paced environment.Ability to multi-task; must possess strong organizational and timemanagement skills.
Excellentinterpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Abilityto work independently, with minimal supervision.
Proficientin MS Office.
Workingknowledge of medical terminology.
Knowledgeof medical equipment and maintenance. Ability to learn how to maintain medicalequipment.
Abilityto travel as necessary based on business need.
Abilityto work overtime based on business need.
Primary Location FL-ST. PETERSBURG - 33702
Req ID: 303112