Jul 21, 2021

Ambulatory Float Clinic RN

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
Full time

Job Description

Position Title

Ambulatory Float Clinic RN

Main Campus

Position Summary / Career Interest:

The Ambulatory Float RN, performing to their highest level of training, provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients in the clinic setting.

Position Description:

  • Responsible for management of patient flow, triage, and direct patient care.
  • Liaison of communication between front desk staff, nursing staff, physicians, and clinic manager
  • Manage the care of the patient population by developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization, and working with the provider to set patient goals.
  • Provide nursing support/coordination to the practice to optimize patient outcomes and to improve patient’s quality of life through clinical and educational programs and/or support services.
  • Support patient self-management of disease.
  • Coordinate continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ER visits.
  • Manage high risk patient care, including management of patients with multiple co-morbidities or high risk for readmission to a hospital setting, including a registry.
  • Develop relationships with patients and competently uses assessment skills to identify physical, psychosocial, financial, and environmental health care needs of the patient.
  • Educate the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education.
  • Utilize available electronic tools, such as EMR, to efficiently document assessments, clinical finds, plans of treatment and progress toward goals.
  • Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness.
  • Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Records tests and examination results and then follows up with patient. Posts tests and examination results.
  • Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • In providing patient care, document using EMR to maintain and/or develop patient records in compliance with practice standards

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required

  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)
  • BLS Certification
  • RN state compact license in the state in which they live
  • Basic typing and word processing ability required
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills

Preferred:

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing
  • Previous medical office experience

Time Type:

Full time

20 - Float Pool Diff (United States of America)

Job Requisition ID:

R-4808

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