7:00pm-7:00am Nurse (Walk In Clinic)

Company: Affinity Health Group

General Information
US-LA-Monroe
N/A
2 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
None
False
False
Job Description Job Summary: The Walk-In Clinic Nurse (LPN or RN) is responsible for delivering care to patients performing established nursing procedures while utilizing age-specific guidelines within an urgent care environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assists Physician with patient assessment, examination, and treatments.
  • Documents patient care, observation, and activities according to professional standards and procedures.
  • Thoroughly educates and explains procedures to patients and family members and assists them in coping with illnesses.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding patient and business functions of the organization.
  • Provides clinical triage.
  • Provides clinical telephone triage/communication as defined by protocol or Physician instructions.
  • Performs basic medical procedures under the supervision of a Physician. (e.g. lab draws, dressing changes, immunizations, medical injections/administration)
  • Administers medications according to the organization’s standards, polices, procedures, and/or guidelines.
  • Sets up and assists Physician with various procedures.
  • Maintains a clean, well-stocked patient care area and nursing area, observing asepsis techniques and all other federal mandates. (i.e. OSHA, etc.)
  • Keeps all inventory records.
  • Obtains specimens (i.e. throat, urine, stool, wound, sputum, and other body fluids), using proper technique, and following policy and procedure for labeling.
  • Assists in emergency situations under the direction of the Physician.
  • Routes billing information as appropriate.
  • Attends required in-service training (e.g. CPR, Safety, and Infection Control), staff meetings.
  • Aids in identifying methods of improved patient care.
  • Maintains current knowledge and skills in clinical practice including the required continuing education units, promoting professional growth.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Marginal Duties:
    Job RequirementsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) granted by the State of Louisiana
    • Must maintain State of Louisiana Nursing license
    • Previous nursing experience in an ambulatory care, urgent care or emergency department setting preferred
    • Minimum one (1) year nursing experience
    • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) granted by an approved American Heart Association
    • Verbal and written communication skills sufficient for effective communication

    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    • None

    Supervision Received:
    • Works under the supervision of the Administrative Registered Nurse, Director of Clinical Operations, and general supervision of the Physician and if applicable, Nurse Practitioner.
    • Overtime will be occasionally required
    • The hours for the Walk-In Clinic will be 12 hour shifts (7 days on 7 days off)
    Working Conditions:

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.