- U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
- $82,010.00 -105,710.00/year*
Healthcare - Nursing
54 Handy St
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Responsibilities Triages veterans without appointments appropriately. Uses appropriate telephone etiquette for both internal and external customers. Appropriately uses decision support protocols to systematically assess and address patient needs. Appropriately prioritizes the urgency of patient needs utilizing critical thinking skills and decision support tools. Develops a collaborative plan of care with patient, their support systems, and their provider. Completes documentation for clinical calls/TRM's/visits timely, according to department standards. Enters as ordered, locates as needed, and obtains results of x-rays, tests, procedures, and labs. Incorporates knowledge of ethical/legal issues and professional nursing standards necessary for providing patient care and information. Knowledge of and implementation of PACT (Patient Aligned Care Team) principles. Utilizes secure message as a means of communication with patients and documents pertinent health information in electronic health record. Facilitates and acts as provider in RN clinic including providing knowledge/information to patient/family to promote self care of acute/chronic disease management. Applies clinical knowledge of primary health care in prevention and wellness, health risk assessment, disease management, and self care. Adheres to proper infection control procedures regarding equipment, cleaning, and storage. Monitors exam rooms and clinic frequently for cleanliness and patient presence. Follows policies for insuring the correct patient is receiving the correct treatment by using two patient identifiers. Facilitates flow of patients through clinic as team facilitator by assigning tasks/roles to LPN's, Health Technicians, and MSA's
Associated topics: care unit, coronary, hospice, intensive, nurse, recovery, registed, registered nurse, transitional, unit
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.