UofL Physicians

Registered Nurse, 7 East, University of Louisville Hospital, Days, Full Time

US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2017-4642
# of Openings
0
Category
Nurses
Department
3000- 7E MEDICAL-SURGICAL

Overview

The ideal candidate will demonstrate professionalism and excellent communication skills to foster and contribute to a collegial environment, with the primary focus of providing outstanding care to our patients and their families. responsible for all clinical duties that include but are not limited to; prepping clinic, triaging patients, patient education, requesting confidential medical records.  Overall, the ideal candidate should enhance the way healthcare provider’s interaction with patients and their families as well as each other. 

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate an exceptional patient care experience by ensuring and assisting patient flow within the office, attending to needs of patients, their families and medical staff
  • Prepare patient for physician visit:
    • Obtain and document appropriate vital signs and health history information in Electronic Health Record (Allscripts).
    • Assist patients with any paperwork necessary for the visit.
  • Clinical duties:
    • Check vital signs
    • BP Monitor
    • Medication administration.
    • Assist with follow up calls to families regarding visits/procedures.
    • Documentation, recordkeeping, and reporting.
  • Patient triage:
    • Telephone and walk-in triage,
    • Patient documentation and follow up.
  • Assist with preparing clinical schedule.
  • Provide excellent, clear documentation in every area of the office. All documentation is done in the Electronic Health Record, either by entry or by scanning documents.
  • Work closely with physicians to ensure patient and family needs are met in an expeditious manner.
  • Assist in other areas of office as required.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited RN program
  • Current RN license in the State of Kentucky
  • Minimum of 4 years clinical experience
  • Minimum 1 year in medical office experience
  • Must be ACLS Certified

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • CPR certification
  • Working experience with Microsoft Word, Excel preferred
  • Electronic health record experience preferred
  • Self-directed and motivated with the ability to multitask
  • Strong organizational and communication skills required

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • A good portion of each day will be spent walking and standing. This is a very mobile position.  There can be some bending and reaching when working directly with the patients. 
  • Strength is needed to hold patients during procedures and to carry/manipulate tablet during patient visits.
  • Must be able to get up and down out of a chair without difficulty. During telephone triage, there will be movement between telephone, computer, medical records and physician work area.
  • Exposure to blood borne pathogens and respiratory conditions is possible in this position.
  • Physical effort and physical work environment
  • Light work
  • Daily carrying, lifting, pulling pushing
  • Daily crouching, stooping
  • Daily feeling, handling, reaching
  • Daily spoken expression, visual acuity
  • Daily noise (children crying)
  • Spends 75% or more of her/his time inside

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidates upon hire will complete an electronic I-9 verification.
  • Only those candidates whose experience best meets our requirements will be contacted.
  • University of Louisville Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Current UofL Physicians employees must follow the UofL Physicians Internal Transfer Policy.

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