Clinic RN - Transitional Care in Urbana, IL at Carle Health System

Date Posted: 4/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary:

New Flexible Scheduling Options:  Full-time and Part-time schedules available!

Full-time schedule - 40 hours/week, M-F 8a-5p (This will be a shared RN role in the Transitional Care and Palliative Care Clinics)

Part-time schedule - 20 hours/week, M-F 1p-5p (RN will function in Transitional Care Clinic only)

College Diploma Nursing

Registered Nurse (RN) Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS)

Two (2) years of Nursing experience in a clinic or hospital setting

Demonstrates clinical competencies in providing direct patient care and patient and family education as well as assisting the provider in the delivery of patient care. Demonstrates leadership and organizational skills with the ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively with others.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established standards of care and scope of practice.
  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
  • Provides health and wellness education to individuals and groups.
  • Assists nursing supervisor in the development of departmental protocols, policies and procedures. Provides leadership for initiatives designed to improve the quality of care or clinical outcomes.
  • Coordinate with patient scheduling, referrals, handoffs, intake, assessment and provide continuity of team resources.
  • Provide care management, facilitate transitions of care, support home visits for high risk patients. Communicate with PCP and other team members to ensure continuity of care, both within the Carle system and external to the Carle system
  • Outreach to patients to collect pre-visit information, verify medications and allergies, collect vital signs, administer medications and fluids and document all clinical assessments and interactions. Complete pre-authorization and needed insurance documentation.
  • Perform assessment, vital signs and complete necessary screening for patients presenting to the Transitional Care Clinic (TCC).
  • Complete intake phone calls for patients scheduled for the TCC.
  • Triage phone calls using Adult Telephone Protocol, 3rd edition
  • Schedule appointments as ordered by provider.
  • Assist with auditing patient records for compliance to TCC requirements.
  • Follow up and document on inbasket notes and requests.

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