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Clinic Nurse - RN (OB/GYN)

Employer
InterCare Community Health Network
Location
Holland, Michigan
Closing date
Dec 5, 2022

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Discipline
Registered Nurse (RN)
Specialty
OB/GYN
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
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Description:

InterCare is a Federally Qualified Health Center which MAY qualify employees for National Student Loan Forgiveness program.

Become part of a Migrant and Community Health Center, where you will:

Have a passionate purpose.
Do worthwhile work.
Make a difference in people's lives.

InterCare is searching for a full-time Clinic Nurse with labor and delivery experience to join our team at the Holland Health Center! The successful candidate for this position will have a minimum of two years of labor and delivery hospital nursing experience.

At InterCare, you'll find a rewarding and challenging work environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes: vacation/personal paid time off, sick time, 10 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement program, medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, and short term and long term disability insurance.

At InterCare Community Health Network, we believe all people have the right to equal access to quality health care.

InterCare now requires all employees to have the COVID vaccine. You may receive a vaccine at no cost at any of our clinic locations.

Work Schedule:

Hours are typically Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with occasional late patient activity. Days and work schedule may vary due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Requirements:

Primary Accountability

This position is responsible for performing a wide range of nursing care within the OB-GYN program and for assisting the healthcare provider in an ambulator care setting. This care will focus on providing continuing health care to patients, family, and the community. This position functions as an integral member of the patient care team

Description of Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Works in collaboration with the provider and other care team members in advising and referring the patient / families to community resources and tracks all community resource referrals.
Performs patient assessment and care planning to include self management goal setting. (e.g. OB intake, medical assessment, chronic disease management).
Remains alert to and communicates information regarding potentially high risk situations or unsafe patient conditions.
Provides patient education; to include identification of teaching needs related to disease management including: diet, exercise, and medications.
Responsible for the oversight of medication management including the administration of immunizations and other medications and medication refills according to policy and procedures.
Performs in house laboratory testing following InterCare policy and procedure.
Responsible for patient triage to include phone triage and walk-ins; Anticipates urgent or emergent patient situations and responds appropriately.
Performs general care management/population health duties as needed.
Provides oversight of clinic flow.
Functions as a team leader in the delivery of OB patient services.
Participates in daily huddle with the clinical support team, FOS and provider (patient care team) to review the daily schedule and enhance patient flow.
Coordinates care among the clinical support team.
Participates in pre-visit planning, screening, assessment, discharge and follow-up of patients.

Professional and Technical Knowledge

Possesses knowledge of nursing practices acquired through graduation from an accredited nursing program with a minimum of year of ambulatory and /or hospital nursing experience preferred.
Current RN license in the State of Michigan.
BLS Certification, to be completed within two months of employment.

Communication Skills

Possesses a professional level of written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to communicate complex concept in a clear effective manner.
Possesses excellent cross cultural communication skills and the ability to communicate to staff members at all levels.

Physical Demands

Job duties are performed in the typical office environment of the organization, which requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations. The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following:

Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, frequently sit, and lift up to 25 lbs
Requires good hand-eye coordination, reach with arms & hands, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and manipulate (using keyboard, office equipment)
Visual acuity to use keyboard, operate office equipment, and read printed material and regularly required to talk and hear
Able to hear and communicate clearly with clients and staff on telephone and in person.

InterCare Community Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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