Vista Community Clinic

  • Registered Nurse

    Req No.
    2018-1899
    Location
    US-CA-Lake Elsinore
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Nursing Services
    Schedule
    M-T-TH-F - 8am to 5pm, W-10am to 7pm, 1 Sat. per month
  • Overview

    Serve as a liaison between physicians, nurses, patients and other providers to determine patient needs. Manage and document patient phone calls pertaining to medical conditions and questions according to established department routine.

    Responsibilities

    • Work with physicians, nurses and and patients to assess urgency of patient problems, resolve questions concerning medications, health education, and medical advice within skill level and scope of practice
    • Follow through in a timely manner on patient requests
    • Submit electronically/fax new prescriptions and refill prescriptions according to physician orders
    • Record all prescription/refill information in the medical record
    • Serve as a resource to clinic staff regarding medical information, patient assessment, and nursing management of illness
    • Assist as needed with “In Person” triage according to Triage policy and document triage in VCC SOAP note 

    Qualifications

    Minimum

    • Graduate of accredited nursing program. Current licensure by the state of California and good standing with the Board of Registered Nurses
    • Current CPR certification
    • Minimum five years experience in acute care nursing and/or outpatient clinic or medical office; triage experience preferred
    • Broad knowledge base of general nursing practice, knowledge of acute practice based on skill level, licensure and scope of practice 

    Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

    • Demonstrated critical thinking, organizational and leadership skills; appropriate role modeling
    • Excellent nursing assessment skills
    • Strong history-taking skill; ability to make quick and accurate assessments and accurately complete documentation
    • Ability to relate and communicate well with patients over the telephone, to physicians, and to staff.
    • Demonstrated self-direction in establishing priorities and working with minimal supervision
    • Ability to maintain a high level of precision in judgment, accuracy of assessment and skill in problem solving under stress based on skill level and licensure and scope of practice.

    Preferred Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

    • Bilingual English/Spanish
    • Experience/familiarity with Electronic Practice Management and Medical Records systems, NextGen preferred

     

     

     

     

     

     

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