Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse assess, plan, implement, and evaluate individual patient care within the scope of his/her training and experience.
1.Obtain, verify, and record health history of patients. Gather pertinent health data through physical assessments and biological samples. Collect specimens for laboratory analysis
2.Provide basic patient care as ordered. Administer medications and treatments as directed. Assist other health care professionals in performing exams, diagnostic procedures and treatments, and minor medical procedures. Adhere to infection control/safety guidelines and confidentiality policies
3.Document assessments, interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, and test results in medical records
4.Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions
PRACTICE SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
CHILDREN’S CLINIC: Participates in Patient Centered Medical Home Care Team collaboration.
CHEYENNE FAMILY MEDICINE: Participates in Patient Centered Medical Home Care Team collaboration.
CONSULTANTS IN SURGERY: Obtains revenue by pre-certifying procedures with insurance company. Ensures operation of medical equipment by verifying emergency equipment availability; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturers’ instructions; trouble shooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
FAMILY FIRST: Participates in Patient Centered Medical Home Care Team collaboration.
PACE: Manage participant’s ongoing medications, new orders and refills, filling of medication dispensing. Provide on-call coverage during center hours of non-operation and home visits as needed. Communicate with weekend after hours on call staff and/or administrative staff, following up on issues as necessary. May require use of personal vehicle.
PLAZA FAMILY MEDICINE: Participates in Patient Centered Medical Home Care Team collaboration.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
•Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Familiarity with health care systems, regulations, policies, and functions. Understanding of documentation standards
•Knowledge of equipment, supplies, and materials needed for medical treatment. Understanding of basic laboratory procedures including preparation and screening
•Knowledge of infectious disease management and control and safety standards
•Skill in reading and following written and oral medical orders
•Skill in initiating appropriate emergency procedures
•Skill in handling a number of tasks simultaneously
•Skill in performing blood draws
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and diverse patient populations (including physical, mental, and social needs of the frail, elderly population for PACE)
•Ability to perform mathematical calculations for drug dosages
•Computer skills required
•Graduate of an accredited Practical Nurse program
•Licensed with the WyomingBoard of Nursing asa Practical Nurse (see Additional Information for alternative licensure accepted)
• AHA BLS
•FOR PACE CANDIDATES ONLY: Minimum of one (1) year documented experience working with a frail, elderly population
•Prior clinic experience
•FOR PACE CANDIDATES ONLY: IV certification