Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse Job Description

Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse Job Description

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Clinic nurse / registered nurse provides nursing care in accordance with nursing standards and the infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient's plan of care.

Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective clinic nurse / registered nurse job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included clinic nurse / registered nurse job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Helps fiscal management and other administrative staff to develop/implement cost effective policies and procedures for all clinical areas, billing, insurance, fee schedules, credit/collections, purchasing, and space planning
Indirect patient care responsibilities include coordination of patient assistance medications, prescription refill requests, maintaining recall logs for abnormal pap smears and immunizations, community outreach activities, ordering and maintaining supplies and following infection control plan and procedures
Facilitate changes in clinic patient flow based on patient assessment and triage
Provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the practice activity while promoting collaboration among all members of the health care team
Monitor and analyzes any variances
Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow in and out of exam rooms
Planning with the Veteran, family or caregiver, the primary care physician/provider, and other health care providers to maximize health care responses, quality, and cost-effective outcomes
May have direct patient care duties
Selects, trains/orients, and supervises departmental personnel
Act as a role model and mentor to Licensed Practical Nurses’s (LPN's) and Medical Assistants (MA's)

Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, ACLS, AHA, HCP, OCN, BSN

Education for Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the clinic nurse / registered nurse job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Nursing Program, Education, Graduate, Nursing Education, College of Nursing, Department of Nursing, Science, Department of Education, Patient Care

Skills for Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse

Desired skills for clinic nurse / registered nurse include:

Adult ambulatory care practices
Basic CLIA-waived laboratory tests
Patient flow
Patient preparation and vital signs
Unique needs of a college student
Adolescent and Adult Immunization requirements
Purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer
Patient care standards and practices normally acquired through completion of a nursing program
Reimbursement procedures and charge capture
Self-care practices

Desired experience for clinic nurse / registered nurse includes:

Proficiency with electrocardiograms and nebulizer treatments
Outpatient medical office experience is a plus
RNs Certification in Ambulatory Nursing through the AAACN, preferred
Ability to prioritize and to facilitate cohesiveness and team work
At least 6 months of critical care, telemetry, cardiology, or cath lab experience strongly preferred
Experience with treadmill stress testing preferred

Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse Examples

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Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a clinic nurse / registered nurse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for clinic nurse / registered nurse
  • Pharmacologic and Treadmill Stress Echocardiography
  • Pharmacological & Treadmill Nuclear Medicine Stress Testing
  • Routine Treadmill Tests
  • ECG identification & interpretation
  • IV Access
  • Assistance in Normal Saline Bubble studies and Definity Echo Contrast
  • Documents initial assessment accurately per assessment policy Documents ongoing assessment accurately and per assessment policy Documents patient education per policy
  • Documents all medications and treatments administered
  • Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing care and participates in individual and collective activities to improve patient care and the healthcare environment
  • Participates in the advancement of the nursing profession through contributions to practice, education, administration, and research
Qualifications for clinic nurse / registered nurse
  • Phlebotomy skills and knowledge of basic CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments)-waived laboratory tests
  • Evidence of ongoing continuing education
  • Current license in the state of Oregon as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Must be able to perform tasks
  • 1 year of experience in a clinical healthcare field
  • Must be able to assess self-learning needs and participate in educational programs as appropriate
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Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of clinic nurse / registered nurse. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for clinic nurse / registered nurse
  • Draw labs via CVAD's or peripherals
  • Triage patient needs, both in person and by phone to ensure timely access to appropriate health care services
  • Provide medical education, advice and health care teaching to patients and their families in person aand via the telephone
  • Assesses patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans, drug reactions and initiates appropriate action
  • Completes all chemotherapy charge forms
  • Act as a role model and mentor to Licensed Practical Nurse (LPNs) and Medical Assistants
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care and serves as point of contact for patients between clinic visits
  • Educates, guides and supports patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Facilitates provider case conference prior to the scheduled clinic
  • Serve as a resource to SCCA staff, physician and community providers
Qualifications for clinic nurse / registered nurse
  • Two years Cardiovascular care experience
  • Coordinate care for the Oncology patient
  • 1-3 years of experience in an ambulatory setting in a medical office
  • 2 years of nursing experience in an acute care area
  • Requires BSN or non-nursing Bachelor’s Degree with MSN for all external applicants for Salem Hospital, preferred for West Valley Hospital
  • Minimum of one (1) year of Clinical Nurse Experience required
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Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinic nurse / registered nurse. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for clinic nurse / registered nurse
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice
  • Takes a leadership role in the evaluation of the effectiveness of interventions
  • Triage and apply a collaborative team approach in identifying, analyzing and resolving patient care problems
  • Collaborate with patients to assess and identify needs, issues, care goals and resources in critical factors for achieving desired outcomes for discharge, post hospital recovery and health maintenance/wellness
  • Maintain current knowledge of multidisciplinary resources, programs and services, referring patients for community resources as appropriate
  • Triages incoming and outgoing patient telephone calls as appropriate
  • Assists patients and families to integrate the impact of illness and recovery into their lifestyles
  • Demonstrates knowledge of therapeutic intent based upon physicians medical plan and standards of care, medicine, and treatment
Qualifications for clinic nurse / registered nurse
  • At least five years of nursing experience
  • Outpatient clinic experience, preferably in college health
  • Experience with office GYN surgical procedures
  • Knowledge of various forms of birth control
  • Knowledge of women’s health and office GYN procedures
  • Good phone and computer skills
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Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a clinic nurse / registered nurse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for clinic nurse / registered nurse
  • Helps fiscal management and other administrative staff to develop/implement cost efficient policies and procedures for all clinic areas, billing, insurance, fee schedules, credit/collections, purchasing, and space planning
  • Implementsand monitor patient care plans
  • Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning need with member of the healthcare team
  • Assess and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with member of the healthcare team
  • Phone Triage for physician for assigned group of patients
  • May be asked room patients
  • Patient discharge
  • Handles patient follow-up calls
  • Provides patient education on particular procedures and processes
  • Acts as the subject matter expert in respective specialty for hospital RNs in the units
Qualifications for clinic nurse / registered nurse
  • Demonstrated medical office or other outpatient ambulatory clinic experience (minimum of two years is strongly desired)
  • Experience with in-person and telephonic triage using protocols
  • Good history taking and physical assessment skills
  • Ability to administer injectable medications and immunizations
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) certification for healthcare providers
  • Must have demonstrated competence in IV line insertion
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Clinic Nurse / Registered Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a clinic nurse / registered nurse. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for clinic nurse / registered nurse
  • Regularly meets with other disciplines to share best practices on care treatments
  • Will have face-to-face contact with patients
  • Patient care time within the clinic typically is for patients with a long-term treatment process
  • Start IV's, hang fluids and assist with procedures
  • Including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs
  • Skills and decisive judgment
  • Observation, treatment and care of the Veteran within the scope of Registered Nurse practice
  • Monitors/reviews clinic schedule and Veteran appointments in advance to ensure labs/tests are ordered and outside medical records are received
  • Works with the patients, significant others and health care teams to establish and provide patient centered care
  • Provides patient education and/or instructions based on identified needs, education level and ability to learn, and validates understanding with appropriate documentation in the medical record
Qualifications for clinic nurse / registered nurse
  • Demonstrated competence in a critical care setting is preferred
  • Completes Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) – American Heart Association within 6 months of hire and maintains current status
  • Will consider highly motivated new grads for our New Grad Orientation Program
  • Current RN licensure in State of Nevada
  • Graduate of state approved school for registered nurses
  • One to two years clinical experience

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