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Registered Nurse - Fairview Heights

  • 0 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

PPSLRSWMO currently has an opening for a Registered Nurse.  This is a full-time, benefited position at the Fairview Heights Health Center.

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES OF PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE ST. LOUIS REGION
 
 
POSITION TITLE:  Registered Nurse - RHS                    
STATUS:                   Full Time, Non Exempt
REPORTS TO:         Lead RN
 
POSITION SUMMARY
Assist provider in all clinic areas including intake, procedure, recovery, utility rooms and discharge.  Flexible hours, weekend work required.  May take calls during evenings and weekends; will take call during clinic hours.  Physical stamina required to meet needs of surgical patients; i.e., bending, lifting and standing for long periods.  Must create a quality medical environment and a caring patient environment. Must be organized, multi- task oriented for a fast paced, multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care.
 
 
PRIMARY DUTIES PERFORMED
Assess patient physical and medical history
Assess patient’s medical status and make appropriate decisions and actions
Assist physician in procedure room as necessary
Observe, take vital signs and record patient's condition in pre-operative/procedure/recovery room and give medications, start IVs as directed
Give after care instructions and discharge with documentation
Assist in transfers/emergency care as directed
Take patient calls during clinic hours; take evening, weekend and holiday calls                             
Record usage and tracking of medications
Respond to high alert and referral patient follow-up
Provide 72 hour informed consent for abortion care as a qualified health professional
Ultrasound training and duties
Lab training and duties
Additional training in Patient Education and duties.
Adhere to affiliate policies on professionalism, wait time on the phone, and the system for addressing client complaints.
Participate in the affiliate efforts to achieve established productivity and revenue cycle goals.
 
RISK MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
Adheres to PPSLRSWMO and department policies and medical standards and guidelines that ensure the provision of the highest quality and most professional services to all PPSLRSWMO clients
Protects PPSLRSWMO's assets from liability including but not limited to assuring proper informed consent has been obtained for any and all medical interventions requiring patient’s consent.
Assures for the physical safety of PPSLRSWMO clients, staff, and volunteers
Protects confidentiality of all PPSLRSWMO clients, donors, Board and all areas of operations
Follows HIPAA privacy and security guidelines
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Current Illinois License. Dual-licensure in Missouri to be obtained if not currently dual licensed.
 It is the candidate’s professional obligation to keep all licensure and certification up to date and to provide a copy of such to the affiliate. I understand that current licensure (and certification, if applicable) is a condition of my employment.
IV training, CPR certification, ACLS training recommended.  If needed, necessary certifications (i.e. IV training) 
Excellent verbal and documentation skills
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with physicians and other professional and volunteer members of staff
Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy to patients and family members
Knowledge of quality assurance and risk management standards
Bilingual skills a plus, particularly Spanish or Bosnian
 
Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri does not discriminate on any basis such as culture, age, race, color, sex, marital status, gender identity, ethnic heritage, language, national origin, spiritual belief or tradition, sexual orientation, physical ability/characteristics, genetic information, number of pregnancies, socio-economic circumstances or any other basis protected by applicable law. 
 
Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri acknowledges and owns our past and present, therefore we seek to look inward into how white supremacy continues to show up in Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri. We have a responsibility to create a place of equity and of inclusion and we commit to dismantling racism and moving the needle to a more equitable workplace at Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.

PPSLRSWMO is a tobacco-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.