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RN

locationBoston, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/22/2023
Full Time

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Time Type:

Full time

Department:

Adult Medicine

All Locations:

East Boston

Description:

Nursing

This position requires universal skills and proficiencies which include demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the Health Center’s mission and core values--compassion, diversity, innovation, respect, and teamwork--and the department’s immediate needs and long-term goals.  In addition, the registered nurse demonstrates initiative, critical thinking, problem solving, leadership qualities, and effectively engages with the clinical team. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates sound clinical judgment/decision making when triaging patients.

  • Manages medication refills with appropriate authorization by the provider

  • Provides thorough and concise documentation of patient’s histories, assessments, plans, and treatments. Enters messages as staff messages or telephone encounters in the computer. Enters and views patient letters in the computer. Enters exam encounters.

  • Participates in the orientation, training, and mentoring of new employees. Provides input into the development of the orientation plan for new employees. plan for professional growth and development.

  • Recognizes and meets the safety needs of the departmental patient population.

  • Interacts with patients and families in a professional and respectful manner, which reflects the needs and concerns of the individual. Uses communication devices appropriately.

  • Promotes a sense of teamwork; maintains a positive attitude. Open to new ideas and embraces change.Provides support and direction to other members of the practice team. Promotes a culture of acceptance, support and collegiality.Shares new found knowledge willingly with team.

  • Consistently participates in the activities in the transition of care, recalls, high risk management, in basket management, and vaccines

  • Follows protocols for management of patients with chronic/acute conditions and transitions of care.

  • Actively participates in EBNHC programs, committees and departmental meetings.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reads, understands and complies with all Standards of Conduct, TJC Policies and all laws related to position responsibilities and employment at EBNHC.

  • Upholds procedures and systems to safeguard the confidentiality of all patient and employee information.

  • Upholds policies, practices, and procedures including safety, fire safety, infection control, electrical safety, proper body mechanics and material handling, office/ergonomic safety and other employee safety measures.

Education:

Graduate of an Accredited Nursing Program. Licensure in Massachusetts as an RN. BLS certification Bilingual skills preferred.

Experience:

1 year relevant nursing experience in a community health and/or ambulatory care setting preferred.

Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally. Familiarity with the use of a personal computer in a Windows environment preferred