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Registered Nurse- COAG

Company: InterMed
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAssist with patient care including the following:Assist with patient flow and daily scheduleMedication reconciliation of complex medication listsPerform point of care testing as directed by providerGive injections and immunizations as directed by providerTake vital signs and weightExecute protocols and standing orders as appropriate to scope of practicePerform point of care testing; oversight of testingAssess patient adherence to prescribed medications, dosing plan and identify barriers to adherence and provide a solution driven approach to minimize barriersAssess patients for compliance to medication regimen, signs/symptoms of bleeding or clotting, mechanism of drug action, dose, tablet strength, goal of therapy, route of administration, interacting food and drugs, importance of regular dental care, importance of complianceContinually evaluate and document patient's response to anticoagulation goals and protocols in the medical recordRefill patient medications according to protocol per provider approval and oversightProvide follow up with patient after hospital and /or skilled facility dischargeCoordinate patient care management with in house specialties and resources; community resources; home health and other health care agencies; hospital careManage telephone encounters utilizing triage and telehealth principlesDocument all clinical data correctly and appropriately in patient's EHRPrepare, stock and clean exam room(s), maintain supplies and equipment for treatment, including routine checks, calibration, cleaning and repairingOversight of clinical environment with attention to safety and infection controlMaintain confidentiality and compliance in all patient care activitiesSpecial projects as assigned by lead, coordinator or managerJOB REQUIREMENTS Registered Nurse; graduate from an accredited school of nursingUnencumbered active registered nurse licensure in state of MaineProfessional appearance and demeanorProficient in Windows applications, electronic medical recordAbility and willingness to provide excellent customer service in person and over the telephone to patients while utilizing professional judgment, triaging, phone skills, and decision making abilityAbility to prioritize and handle multiple tasksWork collaboratively with all team membersDemonstrate critical and reflective thinking

Keywords: InterMed, Portland , Registered Nurse- COAG, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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