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RN Staff Nurse- Family Practice

Company: Dupage Medical Group
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, provides high quality support to physicians in meeting the medical needs of the patient.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Escorts patients to and from exam rooms and readies them for physicians; takes vital signs, records medical history/symptoms, ensures medical chart/lab test results are available and complete.
  • Performs telephone triage, patient education, handling of physician phone calls, pharmacy calls; may assist by calling to set up appointments or arrange hospital tests or admissions.
  • Administers immunizations and minor treatments as prescribed; records and documents all such activities in the chart.
  • Assists physician with procedures as necessary.
  • Cleans and stocks all patient examination rooms; cleans and prepares instruments for procedures; keeps list of needed medical supplies.
  • Completes paperwork such as ordering lab tests, x-rays, school/work notes, etc.
  • Clean and sterilize equipment; check and restock medication cabinet as necessary.
  • Respond to patient questions and concerns as liaison between physician and patient.
  • Reports all test results to the patient as directed by the physician.
  • Performs OSHA controls as required. Assist in performing narcotic count.
  • Performs other projects and duties as related to department objectives.
  • Must be able to get along with others, to be a team player, to accept constructive criticism from your supervisor and be able to follow work rules.
  • Utilizes current nursing practices to provide patient care while focusing on the needs of the patient and exemplifying service excellence, care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a member of a health care team, functions in the role of patient advocate by being in the position of initial contact for patient-related issues.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. Organizational skills are essential to prioritize daily work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Conveys a warm, caring, and approachable demeanor. Displays unconditional respect toward others. Able to sense others feelings and perspectives.
  • Service Orientation: Ability to anticipate, recognize, and meet the needs of patients and their families.
  • Oral Communication: Listens openly and clearly conveys messages and information.
  • Written Communication and Comprehension: Writes clearly using appropriate grammar, symbols, and medical terminology. Able to decipher and comprehend documentation of others.
  • Team Work: Works effectively with others to accomplish objectives and goals. Offers assistance to others in need.
  • Multi-tasking: Able to properly perform multiple duties at once.
  • Resilience: Effectively manages stress in a fast-paced setting.
  • Leadership: Appropriately optimistic and inspiring. Influencing others to act on their own behalf or for the broader good of the group.
  • Age and Cultural Specific Care: Able to adjust treatment, instruction, and education to meet the patient's age and cultural background.

EDUCATION and / or CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:

  • Current IL RN licensure in nursing. Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program.
  • Knowledge of nursing skills in accordance with nursing standards in the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and HIPAA

EXPERIENCE:

  • Prefer a minimum of one year of professional nursing experience in a clinical or hospital setting but may consider new grad under specific circumstances

ABOUT DUPAGE MEDICAL GROUP

Join one of the fastest-growing healthcare teams in Chicagoland and experience what superior care and innovation is all about. DuPage Medical Group is the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in the state, providing physician-directed healthcare focused on quality, efficiency and access. Our team is comprised of more than 600 experienced physicians and 4,000 dynamic individuals who work collaboratively to transform healthcare for the thousands of patients we serve each day. We seek candidates who can help fulfill our mission to enhance the well-being of the patients we serve by providing the highest quality medical care available.

Keywords: Dupage Medical Group, Orland Park , RN Staff Nurse- Family Practice, Other , Orland Park, Illinois

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