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Requisition Number 18-0002
Post Date 2/21/2018
Title Bilingual Registered Nurse (RN)
City Boulder County
State CO
Description

**Must be bilingual in Spanish and English**

Hours: Monday- Friday, 8a-5p or 8a-8p. Ability to be flexible. No weekends!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist Nurse Team Managers with pod patient flow, including nurse visits, co-visits, and group visits.

• Utilize nursing process; provide professional nursing care in a clinic setting.

• Assist in establishing nursing care plans; participate as member of health care team planning for and providing optimal patient care.

• Provide safe, comfortable, therapeutic environment for patients and families.

• Educate patients on prevention of disease and promotion of health maintenance.

• Identify changes in clinical signs and symptoms in life threatening situations and initiate appropriate measures.

• Evaluate outcome of patient care, consult with other professionals as required, and adjust nursing care processes as necessary to ensure optimal patient care.

• Maintain own daily schedule of patients.

• Assist other members of team.

• Administer medications

• Assist with OSHA, CLIA and the Cancer Screening Programs.

• Participate as member of health care team, planning for and providing optimal patient care.

• Provide direct patient care through nurse visits and the use of nursing protocols.

• Provide co-visits in collaboration with providers and medical assistants. Responsibilities include initial assessment, documentation and patient education.

• Co-visit visits are acute visits that include but are not limited to ear pain, rash, blood pressure check, cough and colds symptoms, and UTI’s, etc.

• Provide patient education at medical appointments including anticipatory guidance, information about chronic care, disease prevention and the promotion of health maintenance.

• In collaboration with providers, provide care management to a small panel of complex patients who need increased clinical support, coaching, and or close follow-up

• Manage daily nurse schedule in conjunction with Nurse Team Manager; participate in daily pod huddles and weekly team meetings.

• Assess patient needs and acuity over the phone. Triage patients accordingly.

• Manage patient tasks and patient/provider follow-up with assistance from team.

• Utilize nursing process; provide professional nursing care in a clinic setting.

• Accurately document patient care in electronic health record.

• Support Care Team MAs as needed/requested.

Requirements A. Education / Experience
1. RN licensure from an accredited school required. BSN preferred.
2. Two years experience in community health preferred.

B. Knowledge, skills and abilities:
1. Ability to flourish in a team management system.
2. Experience with electronic health record preferred.
3. Sensitivity to low income, ethnic minority community.
4. Critical thinking
5. Bilingual in Spanish and English required.
6. Excellent leadership skills.
7. Coaching skills.
8. Interacts with colleagues, team, and all staff in a professional and collegial manner
9. Strong computer skills.
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