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Urgent Care Registered Nurse - Quakertown Care Now

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Quakertown
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Registered Nurse (RN) Urgent Care delivers nursing care for patients across their life span, and through the nursing process, assesses plans, implements, and documents the effects of care. Within the urgent care setting care will be provided to occupational health patients (physicals, drug screens, injury care etc.,) and patients that arrive with an acute illness/injury. This individual will work cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient-team personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice. These nursing functions of the RN are carried out according to the Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, Hospital policy, the hospital Mission Statement, and the Philosophy of the Department of Nursing.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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  • Demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the Registered Nurse.
  • Provide essential medical care to both urgent care patients and occupational health patients
  • Demonstrates knowledge of procedure done in this area and is able to assist physician as indicated.
  • Implements, evaluates, and documents patient care interventions and effectiveness in
  • accordance with care plan.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of unit budget.
  • Functions as a professional role model and resource person providing guidance to co-workers and students.
  • Takes active role in unit-based Performance Improvement.
  • Participates in identifying unit needs and supports unit goals and objectives.
  • Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs.
  • Develops, evaluates, and adjusts current and future staffing based upon patient care needs; initiates adjustments as needed.
  • Assigns responsibility for patient care with the unit-based team.
  • Facilitates staff education activities (i.e. orientation, competency, skill reviews, mandatory in-servicing).
  • Provides input to annual performance reviews of assigned staff.
  • Conducts customer service activities and handling of complaints - patients, families, staff or physician.
  • Assists with management functions on unit.
  • Manages daily operations within budget parameters.
  • Performs in depth, systematic assessment of all assigned patients.
  • Formulates collaborative plans of care and identifies expected patient outcomes.
  • Implements, evaluates, and documents patient care interventions and effectiveness in
  • accordance with care plan.
  • Organizes, coordinates, and prioritizes patient care consistently utilizing available resources.
    PHYSICIAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
    Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. - Stand for up to 8 hours per day; 4 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. - Consistently life, push and carry objects up to 10 lbs. - Frequently life, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. - Transport patients weighing up to 400 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher with assistance when appropriate. - Consistently pull up to 10 lbs. - Frequently pull up to 250 lbs. with assistance when appropriate. - Frequently stoop, bend, crouch, kneel and climb. - Frequently reach above shoulder level. - Occasional crawling. - Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. - Frequently finger and handle objects. - Occasionally firmly grasp, twist, turn objects with hands and fingers. - Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, high and low frequencies. - Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and visual monotony (e.g. computer screen).
    EDUCATION:Registered Nurse with current license to practice in the state of Pennsylvania.

    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:Successful completion of BLS.Experience in occupational medicine and urgent care is preferred. -Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Urgent Care Registered Nurse - Quakertown Care Now, Healthcare , Quakertown, Pennsylvania

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