Staff Nurse-New Britain (Full Time)-$1000 Sign On Bonus!
Company: Community Health Center
Location: New Britain
Posted on: May 5, 2022
- Monday- Friday one Saturday per month**The Primary Care Nurse
(PCN) provides high quality, comprehensive, professional nursing
primary nursing care to individuals and families throughout the
lifespan. As part of a clinical team, the PCN works at the top of
his or her licensure to enhance the safety, effectiveness, and
efficiency of care through both the performance of professional
nursing responsibilities and the delegation of technical and
clerical functions as appropriate to medical assistants. Provides
patients with both general and focused health education regarding
preventive, chronic, and episodic health care issues. Assumes
responsibility, in collaboration with primary care providers to
coordinate care, support transitions between levels of care, and
counsel, educate, and support patients in improving health status.
Applies principles of advanced access, planned care and the chronic
care model, and rapid cycle performance improvement using the PDSA
approach at CHCI.
Support primary care of patients under planned care model.
Collaborates with PCP to identify needs for preventive care,
evidence based chronic disease care, and care coordination..
Provides general and specific health care education. Works with
patients to identify and monitor self management goals.
Collaborates care with other community based providers. Follows up
on emergency room visits and hospital discharges. Assists providers
with exams, treatments, and procedures as needed.
Ensures safe, accurate, clinically appropriate collection, storage,
and processing of all biologic specimens. Administers medications,
including vaccines and immunizations, orally, subcutaneously,
intramuscularly, intradermly or via nebulizer at the order of
prescribing provider and under standing orders as established by
CHCI. Adheres to CHC protocols regarding documentation of
medication, route, dosage, and information provided to patient.
Monitors patient response to medication based on specific
medication administered; detects, reports, and responds to any
adverse reaction. Provides patient education as appropriate to the
Performs wide range of nursing activities as needed and after
initial prescription by primary care provider such as wound care,
catheterization, etc. Accurately documents all aspects of patient
care in the medical chart on a timely basis. Schedules tests and
referrals for specialty care on order of provider.
Maintains strict infection control standards in accord with CHCI
protocols and universal precautions OSHA and CLIA standards.
Acts as a resource person for medical assistants regarding patient
preparation, needs and procedures needed.
Monitors and ensures follow up of all abnormal Pap Smear results,
STDs, lead screens and other tests and screens performed at
Oversees the maintenance of supplies and equipment, ordering
supplies as necessary.
Maintains compliance with agency mandatory annual training (Patient
Safety, Abuse, Age Based Competencies, EOC, Abuse trainings,
Expert use of electronic health record to ensure timely, safe,
confidential storage and retrieval of patient information
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
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