Oct 07, 2020

Clinic RN - OB/GYN On-Call/PRN

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Lubbock, TX, USA

Job Description

Covenant Health is seeking a On Call/ PRN (As Needed), Clinic RN for OB/GYN at Covenant Medical Group.

Job Summary:

Provides professional nursing care for clinic patients within the scope of regulations outlined in the Texas Nurse Practice Act.

Essential Function:

  • Demonstrates the ability to transfer scientific knowledge from social, biological, and physical sciences in applying the nursing process.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency in performing baseline nursing skills. Maintains clinical competencies according to clinic standards.
  • Assesses patients according to physician guidelines, which includes but is not limited to vital signs, history/present illness, allergies, medications, and visual acuity on general physicals as requested.
  • Accurately identifies and determines priority of the patient's needs/problems, anticipating emergencies and complications of pathology.
  • Administers all medications and treatments according to system policy and physician guidelines.
  • Oversees and assists with appointment scheduling, lab and x-ray scheduling, routing all test results to physician, and reporting results to patients.
  • Provides patient education and instruction as directed by the physician to include but not limited to, judgments and decisions on phone calls, advising patients with physician guidelines, procedure preparation, and in-home care.
  • Maintains and reviews patient charts, records, and other pertinent information.
  • Maintains patient care area and work area in neat and organized manner. Assists in ordering of supplies, medications, stocking examination rooms, and adhering to JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. Is responsible for equipment preparation and maintenance review.

Minimum Position Qualification:

Education : Must meet the criteria to sit for the NCLEX examination and become licensed in the State of Texas.

License and Certification: Current licensure in Texas or an approved compact state as a Registered Nurse or proof of application for licensure, OR New Mexico R.N. license.

Preferred Position Qualification:

License and Certification : BLS Certification

Covenant Health System is a faith-based ministry, focused on caring for the whole person - body, mind, and spirit - working with others to improve health and quality of life in our communities.

Thank you for applying with CHS. Your application will carefully be reviewed for the position(s) you have applied for. Please continue to seek career opportunities with us by visiting our web site at www.covenanthealth.org. Your interest in Covenant Health System is appreciated.

Covenant Health System provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant Health System complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing