Triage Registered Nurse - Shelbyville Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2108959
Triage Registered Nurse
Pediatric Primary Care Clinic - Shelbyville
This position involves delivery of nursing care based upon nursing process for the medical patient as well as some supervision and coordination of nursing personnel activities according to the clinic policies and procedures.
Delivery of clinical practice utilizing standards of practice and in accordance with the clinic mission & vision.
Ability to work under limited supervision and to follow written and oral instructions.
Knowledge of biopsychosocial and spiritual aspects of human behavior ranging from infancy to geriatrics.
Ability to demonstrate effective communications skills, empathy, and unconditional positive regard toward all patients and co-workers.
Knowledge and implementation of standardized PPE regarding prevention and transmission of infectious disease/isolation processes
Demonstrates professional behavior with a positive outlook during peak periods of activity and stressful situations
Consistently provides accurate and complete handoff communication to any healthcare provider according to clinic policy
Attends all mandatory department meetings and required to review and initial all department minutes
Maintain licensure and required certification and annual education requirements
Compliance with organizational requirements, including policies, procedures and regulations specific to your unit.
Mechanism must be provided for contact of employee (i.e., beeper, telephone, emergency contact).
Flexibility in schedule in order to meet the needs of the patients, community and staff.
Participates in performance improvement to improve patient outcomes.
Serves as a resource and role model for other team members.
Demonstrates effective leadership and critical thinking skills.
Ability to problem solve.
Effectively makes patient assignments and delegates according to scope of practice, staff knowledge, and patient acuity.
Utilizes critical thinking and reasoning to provide care for the patient.
Ability to exhibit caring practices to promote a therapeutic environment for patients and co-workers.
Promotes ongoing education for the patient and family.
Ability to assess and document appropriately according to age specific guidelines.
Ability to screen patient population appropriately for referrals and services.
Ability to adhere to Patient Care Services and Medical policies.
References the appropriate Standards of Care.
Ability to prioritize daily focus of care.
Ability to evaluate patient progress toward goals.
Ability to administer medications safely as per physician orders and protocols as per hospital policy.
Continues to establish goals for self improvement.
Ability to delegate tasks appropriately according to scope of practice and knowledge base with consistent evaluation to follow through.
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