To coordinate and monitor care of patients in the assigned clinical area. Essential Responsibilities:
Administers all oral and injecting medications in the assigned clinical area. Ensures narcotics and drug supplies are available in the assigned clinical area and assures the proper security of all narcotics and controlled substances according to KP standards and applicable regulatory laws. Initiates and monitors IV therapy to therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
Provides ongoing assurance of functional emergency equipment and adequate emergency drug supplies. Responds to emergency situations throughout medical facility. Documents emergency situation to supervisor.
Coordinates, implements, and evaluates patient teaching plans for areas of diabetes mellitus, hypertension, anticoagulant therapy, therapeutic diet instruction, weight control, and other areas as designated.
Sets-up, performs, and/or assists with procedures as appropriate.
Coordinates recovery care of patients post sedation. Ensures safety measures are instituted for all compromised patients receiving care.
Triages walk-in patients as needed or assigned.
Supervises patient flow and directs other clinical support staff in the delivery of patient care within the Health Care Team (HCT).
Acts as a resource person to LPNs and Clinic Assistants.
Acts as patient advocate and resolves problem within HCT. Brings unresolved issues to Clinical Coordinators attention if unresolved within the team.
Performs other related duties as directed. Basic Qualifications:
Minimum one (1) year of current experience HMO or ambulatory setting is required.
License, Certification, Registration
This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.
Registered Nurse License (Virginia) within 6 months of hire AND Registered Nurse License (Maryland) within 6 months of hire
Compact License: Registered Nurse within 6 months of hire
Registered Nurse License (District of Columbia) within 6 months of hire
Basic Life SupportAdditional Requirements:
Passed a standard medication test is required.
Experience in IV therapy is required.
Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.Preferred Qualifications:
BSN is preferred.