RN Urgent Care
Arch Health Partners 11 reviews - Ramona, CA

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Job Title: Urgent Care RN

Department: Urgent Care Center, Ramona Office

Reports to: Supervisor

Job Supervisory Responsibilities: None

General Summary: A Full-Time position responsible for ambulatory nursing care under the supervision of the clinical supervisor and department physicians. Wound care, splinting, injections, IV, assisting with procedures, specimen collections, and customer service excellence are paramount for success in this role.

Essential Functions:
1. Obtains, verifies, and records health history of patients. Gathers pertinent health data through physical assessments and biological samples. Collects specimens for laboratory analysis.
2. Provides basic patient care as ordered. Administers medications and treatments as directed by credentialed provider. Assists other health care professionals in performing exams, diagnostic procedures and treatments, and minor medical procedures. Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines and confidentiality policies.
3. Electronically documents assessments, interventions, patient/family responses, medication administration, and test results in the electronic medical records system.
4. Provides telephone assessments for patients.
5. Assists with the coordination of the staffing schedule to maximize patient flow.
6. Demonstrates excellent customer service with patients and families in clinic and over the telephone.
7. Proactively participates in quality improvement initiatives related to patient throughput and health outcomes.
8. Promotes wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating and electronically documenting physician advice/instructions.

Requirements: Current California RN license. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (American Heart Association). Computer literate. IV therapy and Phlebotomy certification preferred.

Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing required.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years RN experience; clinic (outpatient) experience preferred.

Performance Requirements:

1. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Familiarity with health care systems, regulations, policies, and functions. Understanding of documentation standards.
2. Knowledge of equipment, supplies, and materials needed for medical treatment. Understanding of basic laboratory procedures including preparation and screening.
3. Knowledge of infectious disease management and control and safety standards.
4. Knowledge of telephone screening.
5. Knowledge of Electronic Health Record. Preferably NextGen.
1. Skill in reading and following written and oral medical orders.
2. Skill in initiating appropriate emergency procedures.
3. Skill in handling a number of tasks simultaneously.
4. Skill in performing blood draws.

1. Ability to use manual dexterity to perform medical treatments/handling equipment.
2. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and diverse patient populations.
3. Ability to perform mathematical calculations for drug dosages.

Equipment Operated: Phone, computer, electronic medical records, stethoscope, echocardiography (EKG) machine, ear-washing instruments, blood pressure cuff, speculums, and other nursing items. May involve use of walkers, wheelchairs, pulse oximetry, and oxygen tanks.

Work Environment: Medical exam and treatment rooms and medical offices. Environmental setting (lighting, temperature, air quality, acoustics) controlled.

Mental/Physical Requirements: Occasional exposure to communicable diseases and biohazards. Daily standing, squatting, walking, bending, and maneuvering. May require lifting up to 50 pounds to transfer/turn patient with/without assistive devices.

About this company
11 reviews
Arch Health Partners is an award-winning medical foundation affiliated with the Palomar Health System in North San Diego County. The...