Responsible for providing professional nursing care by
assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of
patients under the supervision of a clinician or RN, Supervisor, or
RN Charge Nurse. Delegates tasks as needed to professionals and
para-professional employees. Coordinates activities and works
closely with clinicians and staff to maintain efficient department
functions and ensure successful operation of the department.
Responsible for performing operational duties as required under the
supervision of the site administrator or designee.
Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that
demonstrate DaVita Medical Group's commitment to superior customer
service, including quality, care and concern with each and every
internal and external customer.
Uses, protects, and discloses DaVita Medical Group patients’
protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
Performs various simple to moderately complex, comprehensive
patient assessments, tests and procedures within the scope of
practice of a Registered Nurse
Obtains, interprets, records and reports vital signs
(temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure), height,
weight, and other pertinent patient information to clinician.
Prepares patient for examination and other procedures.
Develops an appropriate nursing care plan.
Implements a plan of care by performing nursing interventions
and assisting with procedures.
Instructs patient on procedural preparations.
Administers medication and other therapeutic modalities within
the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse.
Collects, labels and transports various specimens to appropriate
Performs patient and family teaching.
Maintains clinical standards outlined in the clinical operations
policies and procedures manual. Identifies deficiencies and
Documents and maintains records of medical and nursing
Coordinates with clinicians and ancillary departments to plan
daily work assignments according to staff abilities, clinician and
patient schedules, patient flow and procedures.
Ensures adequate levels of supplies are maintained.
Ensures that all equipment is maintained.
Performs telephone screening and advice under the direction of
Directs patients to appropriate levels of care and authorizes
Notifies pharmacies of new prescriptions and authorizations of
refills as ordered by clinician.
Participates in educational programs to enhance nursing
Adheres to Universal Precautions at all times.
Adheres to safety policies and procedures at all times.
Performs additional duties as assigned. Education:
Minimum: Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing
Minimum: Current State RN license.
Minimum: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (AHA) or
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
Preferred: Specialty certifications in OR, OB, GI, ER, CEN or
Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and/or Pediatric
Life Support (PALS) certifications
Preferred: IV therapy and phlebotomy certification
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
Minimum: 1-3 years of experience
Preferred: 5 or more years of experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to type 25 wpm.
Basic Life Support for healthcare providers.
Manual dexterity to use/handle equipment and instruments.
Skilled in phlebotomy and I.V. therapy.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to concurrently perform multiple tasks.
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