Lowell Arkansas - Days
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: Baccalaureate Degree in Registered Nurse and minimum of 3 years of experience in multidisciplinary (inpatient or outpatient) practice. Current RN license in good standing with the state of Arkansas and CPR certification. 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 & multi-tasker, and effective communication skills both verbal & written.
Preferred: 2 years of Nursing Experience in Pediatrics.