Position Located in Pine Bluff, AR
The RN triages, assesses walk-in and telephone patients and performs Nurse Procedure clinic per VA guidelines. Performs nursing duties to include patient assessments, then determines needs and formulates plan for care. Administers emergent and routine medications per physician’s orders. Assists physicians with procedures, completes machine testing and completes consults per physician’s order. Addresses and documents medication refills/renewals, calls patients with all test results, and makes referrals as dictated by physician. Receives and responds to VA secure messages per VA timeframe to avoid escalation. Completes Aide and Attendance, FMLA and other patient related documents for physician review and approval. Ensures clinic medication stock is current and supply is adequate. Supervises clinic staff and performs administrative duties for physician/patient workflow. Responsible for teaching and training the rotating Family Medicine Residents the VA electronic medical record system, VISTA and CPRS.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Required: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program with Associates Degree, Nursing Diploma, Bachelors in Nursing, or Master's in Nursing. Valid RN License, 1 year of Registered Nursing experience, excellent communication skills, basic computer skills, strong work ethics and accountability.
Preferred: 2 years or more nursing experience in a clinic setting.