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RN- Registered Nurse, Palmetto, FL

Company: CAN Community Health
Location: Palmetto
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description: CAN Community Health one of the nation's largest providers of HIV Services has an exciting opportunity for an Registered Nurse (RN) for our Palmetto, FL clinic. We are looking for someone who is passionate about serving the needs of individuals impacted by HIV and other infectious diseases. You will become part of our professional team that drives home our Company's Mission and Values. We offer good quality of life with an excellent schedule, competitive pay with a bonus plan, premiere benefits package with a retirement plan with a generous company matching contribution. We have received recognition in 2022, 2021, 2019, & 2018 NPT's Best Non-Profit to Work for Award.All new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status. CAN is a Drug-Free Workplace. All potential hires will be required to take and clear a pre-employment drug screen upon job offer. You can find out more about us by visiting our website at . Apply Today!Salary- $73,000 - $75,000 annually + benefits, bonus plan depending based on education & experience.Statement of Purpose: Provides and coordinates direct nursing services and procedures to patients. Works as part of a multidisciplinary team to enhance patient quality of life through competent medical intervention. Ensures all documentation is in compliance with professional and legal standards.Primary Tasks: RN- Registered Nurse, Palmetto, FL

  • Performs complete patient evaluation and assessment.
  • Records and reports symptoms, reactions, treatments and changes in patient's conditions.
  • Accurate assimilation, interpretation and reporting of changing patient data
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding patient and/or family in accordance with established protocols.
  • Reviews charts of patients on a daily basis to ensure all necessary documentation is present, current, and complete to facilitate physician visit.
  • Assists with data collection as requested
  • Documents any risk assessment activities.
  • Triages patient phone calls and walk-ins, and prioritizes emergencies for medical referral.
  • Demonstrates courtesy, compassion, and respect in all interpersonal and intraprofessional relationships with CAN clients, staff, and visitors.
  • Adheres to ethical and legal standards of professional practice.
  • Maintains professional manner in all aspects of job tasks
  • Process all referrals as quickly as possible
  • Reevaluate and follow-up on patients treatment and health status
  • Counsel and educate individuals on health related and lifestyle issues
  • To evaluate the efficacy of education and counseling approaches and strategies
  • Delegates activities to support staff within the scope of practice
  • Documents all patient care in an accurate, timely, legible manner in compliance with Board of Nursing Protocol.
  • Participates in clinic-related research activities and is aware of relevant research protocols under direction of physician investigator
  • Promotes and practices CAN's, mission and values, and follows its policies and procedures.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential in accordance with HIPAA, professional and departmental standards.Secondary Tasks: RN- Registered Nurse, Palmetto, FL
  • Files physician dictations, lab reports, referrals, and flow sheets daily.
  • Randomly audits charts from a quality improvement perspective, documents findings, and makes recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Copies and forwards any/all medical information as requested by physician
  • Continues ongoing personal professional training and education to advance skills/knowledge of HIV and related disease processes, medications, and treatments.
  • Provides assistance in all clinical areas, as needed, and supported by professional licensure and accepted, appropriate medical protocols.
  • Utilize resources in a cost effective manner.
  • Performs Venipuncture and VaccinationsResponsible To: RN Supervisor Requirements: Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Required: RN- Registered Nurse, Palmetto, FL
  • Demonstrates knowledge of HIV documentation protocols.
  • Demonstrates experience with OSHA mandates, documentation, and compliance.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology, procedures, medications, and accepted treatment practices.
  • Ability and willingness to make independent nursing decisions based on nursing assessment.
  • Demonstrates ability to self motivate.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Demonstrates ability to coordinate a multitude of tasks as required.
  • Maintains ongoing, appropriate documentation of all activities as needed.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures
  • Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures.
  • Knowledge of community health services and agencies
  • Ability to apply principals of health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Able to work with health professional in a team environment.Physical Requirements: RN- Registered Nurse, Palmetto, FL1. Neat, professional appearance.2. MEDIUM- Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. 3. Requires expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word, visual and auditory acuity.Education/Professional: RN- Registered Nurse, Palmetto, FL
  • RN graduate of an accredited school of nursing currently licensed to practice in the State of Florida.
  • Baccalaureate in Nursing and two (2) years of relevant work experience - OR -
  • Associate of Arts in Nursing and three (3) years of relevant work experience
  • CPR CertifiedExperience: RN- Registered Nurse, Palmetto, FLMinimum two years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specifiedOther Duties: RN- Registered Nurse, Palmetto, FLThis job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.CAN is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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