Outpatient and Orthopaedic experience is preferred.
Responsible and accountable for the independent planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of Ambulatory Specialty Practice patients. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
PCMH/PCSP - Adhere to and promote the core expectations of the Patient Centered Medical Home or Patient Centered Specialty Practice as applicable
PATIENT CARE - Perform all RN Nursing duties. Assist in specialty clinic; triage patients as necessary in daily walk-in clinic
PATIENT CARE - Coordinate all activities of the specialty related to patient care
PATIENT CARE - Serve as liaison between patient/family and various members of the health care team
PATIENT CARE - Counsel and teach families regarding medical conditions, diagnostic procedures, medication control, and other interventions
PATIENT CARE - Coordinate and facilitate the delivery of services to provide optimal care for the patient within the specialty patient area with specialty surgical procedures
COORDINATION - Collaborate with other members of the specialty team about the candidacy of potential patients
PROGRAMS - Participate in programs and committees related to the specialty or as directed
EDUCATION - Conduct professional and public speaking engagements for educational and public relations purposes
TRAINING - Participate in educational opportunities and workshops associated with the area specialty
REPORTS - Provide statistical reports as needed
SCHEDULES - As directed rotates on call including holiday, nights and weekends
EVALUATIONS - Review daily lab and diagnostic work on specialty work-up to assist in the direction of the specialty evaluation
EDUCATION - Direct and coordinate educational activities for hospital employees regarding specialty surgeries; assist physician with research projects related to specialty surgeries
PATIENT CARE - Collaborate with community physicians on the daily care of specialty patient
PATIENT CARE - Coordinate diagnostic procedures for complications that occur after specialty surgery in consultation with physician
PATIENT CARE - Direct the management of patient care caseload pre and post operative to provide continuity for the specialty patient and their families
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES - Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality assurance programs
POLICY AND PROCEDURES - Provide input and assist in the formulation of departmental policies and procedures and budget as requested
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
RN MATRIX - Complete and maintain unit/clinic based required certifications and competencies as listed in the department expectations/and or the unit/clinic education matrix
Nursing program (nationally accredited) graduate
3 years directly related experience
Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in State of New Mexico or as allowed by reciprocal agreement by State of New Mexico
CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position
Education Requirements - Preferred:
Bachelor's Degree of Science in Nursing
Experience Requirements - Preferred:
Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo
Physical Demands Requirements:
Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
Working Conditions Requirements:
Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment
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