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RN Lead - Endoscopy Outpatient Lab

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Job ID: 8383
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinic RN Lead  in the Endoscopy Outpatient Lab for a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $37.73, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for coordinating the day-to-day functions for assigned area. Assists with ensuring that departmental goals are achieved, timelines are met and service excellence is provided in all aspects of work. Subject matter expert.

Provides professional nursing care to patients in the clinic/outpatient setting in compliance with professional practice standards. Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assigns work; plans and manages priorities, provides technical assistance, oversees staff schedules, monitors quality of work, monitors team projects, mentors staff, provides constructive feedback; oversees staff training; ensures quality improvement; provides leadership feedback on staff performance; and assists with goal setting for the team.
  2. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs. This includes but is not limited to assessing patient’s condition, triaging patient phone calls, counseling patients, providing patient education, taking patient histories, administering prescribed medications, changing dressings, cleaning wounds and monitoring patient vital signs.
  3. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  5. Participates in the development of and maintains established policies, procedures and objectives; quality improvement; safety; environmental and infection prevention programs.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of 1 year RN experience.
  • Minimum of two years experience in an outpatient clinic, with previous leadership experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing required.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • ACLS required at date of hire. 

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications and related healthcare software systems in a clinic setting.
  • Ability to provide health education to patients, staff and community
  • Knowledge of Medicare and The Joint Commission regulations pertaining to ambulatory care
  • Ability to balance information regarding patient needs, staff needs, and clinic needs in decision making and prioritization of work.
  • Strong organizational, administrative, communication and problem solving skills.

PHMG - PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids or sharp items.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

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