Capital Health

Registered Nurse - Primary Care Practice

Position ID #
10336
Location
US-PA-Washington Crossing
Type
Full Time
Department
CH Primary Care - Washington Crossing, PA
Shift
Day

Overview

Position #:  10336

Responsibilities

  • Triages and assesses patients and determines the clinical priority by assessing patient's condition, medical history, and present status by screening and interviewing patient, by reviewing medical records, and by reviewing physician notes. Performs and documents part of the physical assessment including but not limited to chief complaint and vital signs. Obtains and records patient medical history as needed. Discusses and reviews patient's prognosis with medical staff.
  • Reviews and coordinates patient's medical phone calls, assesses the patient's status, and schedules treatment according to established protocol. Reviews medication refill requests, laboratory and other test results daily and prioritizes them for LIPs according to established protocol.
  • Performs nursing care and treatment modalities appropriate for individual patients. Assists LIP with procedures, performs EKG, removes sutures, cleans wounds, applies dressings, obtains specimens and cultures while labeling patients and specimens according to CH policy. References policies and procedures to assure Capital Health best practices are followed.
  • Administers medications accurately and safely. Documents patient's records according to established protocol. Performs and demonstrates technical skills specific to assigned ambulatory setting. Calls in prescriptions to pharmacies under the direction of the LIP. Completes competency checklist with their preceptors.
  • Recognizes important changes in patient condition and reacts appropriately in ambulatory setting; Acknowledges and includes patient's family during communication with the patient,as appropriate and as designated by ambulatory patient.
  • Supports principles from Capital Health core mission (quality care, compassion, dignity and comprehensive continuum of care). Seeks interpretation or understanding of the illness, pain, fear, anxiety or other stressful emotion.
  • Prepares and maintains thorough, clear, and concise documentation in patient's charts. Documents nursing actions, type, and effect of treatments, patient responses, and other required information.
  • Performs Quality Assurance (QA) activities as defined by ambulatory setting. Documents quality control for waived testing and sterilization of instruments as required according to established policies and procedures; Oversees other quality and regulatory inititatives documentation takes appropriate action to remedy any discrepencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and possesses a willingness to adapt to changing department demands. Demonstrates willingness to assist co-workers during periods of heightened patient care activity.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and may be assigned to other Capital Health Medical Group Practices as needed.

 

Requirements

  • Associate's degree or graduation from an accredited school of nursing. BSN Preferred.
  • NJ or PA license based on primary state office location required.  Must attain second out of state RN license (NJ or PA) within three months of hire date.
  • One year experience in an acute, urgent care or outpatient setting.
  • BLS
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Experience with EKG.

 

  • Frequent physical demands include: Standing , Walking , Carry objects , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities , Keyboard use/repetitive motion , Taste or Smell

    Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Reaching forward , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl

    Continuous physical demands include: Talk or Hear

    Lifting Floor to Waist 25 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 25 lbs.

Our Network

Offers are contingent upon successful completion of our onboarding process and pre-employment physical.  Capital Health will require all applicants (including contractors, travelers and consultants) to have an annual flu vaccine and to have a completed COVID-19 vaccine prior to start date, with the exception of individuals with medical and religious exemptions.

"Company will never ask candidates for social security numbers or date of birth during application phase. If you are asked for this information online, you may be a target for identity theft."

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