Clinic RN - Urology in Urbana, IL at Carle Health System

Date Posted: 2/26/2021

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Job Description

Position Summary:
The Ambulatory Nurse utilizes a systematic approach to nursing by incorporating assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the practice of nursing. Provides healthcare to individuals, families, and communities within the RN scope of practice as defined by the Illinois Board of Nursing.

Qualifications:
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
College Diploma Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Nurse (RN) Illinois and Basic Life Support (BLS). Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
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.
  • Acts as preceptor and supports the development of other staff and healthcare students.
  • Provides leadership for initiatives designed to improve the quality of care or clinical outcomes.
  • Assists Nursing Supervisor/coordinator in the development of departmental standing orders.
  • Provides pre-operative education to surgical patients, including verbal instruction, appropriate printed education and documentation in the patient's medical record
  • Assist physicians with office-based procedures
  • Performs telephone triage of urology patients and collaborates with the medical team to determine and execute plan of care for patient
  • Collaboration with other departments and disciplines to direct care and interventions for urology patients
  • Proficient with urinary catheter insertion, changes and collects and process patient specimens accurately
  • Assessment of surgical wounds and appropriate dressing changes, including suture and/or staple removal

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