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RN Staff Nurse Primary Care

Family Health Center
Worcester, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Summary:

The RN Staff Nurse for Primary Care provides direct and indirect nursing care in a family practice setting. The RN will participate in all aspects of
care to patients including triage, health maintenance teaching, and administration of vaccines/medication. The RN will also collaborate and communicate with other nursing professionals, medical assistants, and medical providers to ensure high quality patient care. The RN will provide support to medical providers, as needed in the management of prescriptions and controlled substance prescriptions.

Educational Requirements:

Graduate of accredited school of nursing required; AS or BS in nursing preferred.

Experience Required:

Two years full time professional experience or part time equivalent

Professional Licensure/Special Skills And Certification Required:

Must be licensed as a RN by the Massachusetts State Board of Registration. BLS required.

Interpersonal Relationships/Organizational Expectations:

1. Commitment to providing health care to families in a medically underserved community.

2. Willingness to be flexible in the development of new methods of health service delivery.

3. Ability to deal with sensitive information in a highly confidential manner.

4. Effective communication skills, both oral and written, with patients, families, visitors,
co-workers, health care professionals, funders and other regulatory agencies.

5. Bilingual in English and another language appropriate to the health center’s patient
population preferred, but not required.

6. Ability to function independently with minimal supervision, and to plan, coordinate,
and complete tasks necessary to meet the job responsibilities.

7. Awareness of resources available within the health center to accommodate the needs of
patients.

8. Commitment to providing fiscally responsible, timely, efficient, effective, safe,
patient-centered, culturally competent, equitable, and participatory health
care.

9. Processes personal health information in accordance with FHCW HIPPA policies and
procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Precept medical assistant staff by assisting and providing direction with procedures and activities that facilitate patient centered care.

Reporting Relationship:

Reports directly to the Nurse Team Leader, or at Satellite Sites, reports directly to the RN Coordinator Satellite Site.


EOE

Family Health Center

Address

Worcester, MA
01610 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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