Registered Nurse: Job Description
Position Title: Registered Nurse FLSA
Department: Clinical Reports to Manager
Date Effective: Immediately
To provide high-quality patient-focused health care services to all patients within the scope of practice through physician orders in accordance with all Texas state laws and regulations and company policies. Serves as point of contact for clinical staff at the clinic assigned and assists the physician/provider in monitoring ancillary staff in carrying out physician/provider delegated orders and tasks. Currently licensed as an RN in the state of State.
Essential Job Functions:
Every effort has been made to make the job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties that will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position, if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position.
• Current Texas RN Nursing License or Compact State License in good standing.
• Two years of recent Emergency Room experience as an RN
• Current ACLS, BLS, PALS
• Pass background check(s)
• Must have exceptional technical skills (IV, Foley, NG tubes, splinting, wound care, etc..).
• Ability to work in a high-pressure environment while maintaining excellent patient care and customer service
• Ability to work all shifts including day, evening, weekends, and holiday hours as needed
• Effective team player
• Detail oriented with exceptional interpersonal communication skills
• Efficient time management skills with the ability to anticipate workflow and perform synchronous tasks
• Basic typing and computer proficiency, preferably experienced with Windows, Microsoft Office, EMR/EPM systems, etc…
• Active participant and willingness to learn and perform labs as ordered by a physician
• Support and assist the team with basic facility maintenance such as emptying trash, unpacking linens and orders received and keeping the facility tidy.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Ability to learn and master immunoassay instrument procedures including running calibrations, controls, reagents, detergents, sample testing, and all consumables.
• Ability to learn and master simple daily immunoassay machine maintenance.
• Complete training in the use of laboratory equipment and required documentation to comply with all OSHA and CLIA standards.
• Patient interview and documentation relevant to the completion of lab-required paperwork.
• Decanting of urine specimens into sample tubes and completion of immunoassay testing per protocols within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and/or instruction manual for laboratory machines.
• Perform laboratory testing on patient samples per SOPs and instruction manuals, including proper daily controls and intermittent calibrations as required.
• Perform corrective actions as required and simple routine maintenance of lab equipment as instructed in training, SOPs, and equipment instruction manuals.
• Prepare report of machine assays in such a fashion that can be placed into the physician’s medical records.
• Contact equipment servicer, Lab Director, Clinical Consultant, or technical consultant as needed for assistance.
• Dispose of hazardous and non-hazardous waste per OSHA guidelines
• Properly prepare labs billing sheets, and supply billing company with a copy of patient insurance face sheet and insurance ID card by FAX transmittal or as otherwise required.
• Maintain proper inventory of consumables, office supplies, and paperwork necessary to continue daily operations.
• Assist in Lab operations as directed by the Nurse Manager or other delegated authority. Such duties may include but are not limited to inventory management, accounting, and marketing.
• Report immediately to Nurse Manager any clinical, equipment, or business issues that arise during operations that are unusual, hazardous, disruptive, or that require corrective actions.