Registered Nurse to promote wellness, improve outcomes, and self-care within a defined population of patients in an Outpatient Clinic. The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care to assigned patients. As a professional nurse, the nursing process is utilized in the provision of care. The RN practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.
The RN will provide patients support, education, and assistance in the prevention and/or maintenance of their disease and/or health and wellness state and will work with the individual patient, their families, and providers of care to develop and implement individual health plans, and provide support to the patient in self-management. Coordinate care and/or follow-up for patients who receive care in outpatient facilities. Coordination of prescription refill requests and patient education coordination in collaboration with physician staff. The RN will develop a specialty in patient care related to the clinics populations and acts as a resource. The RN will work with the providers and clinical staff to implement innovative approaches and set priorities to meet patient/family needs. Commitment to patient outcomes results in high levels of performance despite workload changes.
Required: Bachelors in Nursing, valid RN License, 3 years of Registered Nursing experience in a multidisciplinary practice in pediatrics (Inpatient and/or Outpatient), evidence of malpractice insurance experience, excellent communication skills, ability to follow oral instruction, read, and write. Computer/basic keyboard skills, telephone etiquette skills, and general knowledge of office machines including printers and scanners. Excellent customer service skills, problem solving skills and multi-tasker, and effective communication skills both verbal & written.
Preferred: 4 years or more nursing experience with current BLS.