Company: Renown Health
Posted on: October 14, 2020
Job Description:Position Purpose Under the direction of Network
Services Leadership, this position provides optimal patient care
utilizing knowledge and skills within the context of the nursing
process. The incumbent is accountable for individualized patient
outcomes over an entire episode of care. This position participates
in a collaborative process with the physician to meet a patient's
needs. Nature and Scope Provides patient care, assessment and
planning in close collaboration with the physician. Is responsible
for facilitating patient communications as needed, including but
not limited to returning phone calls and MyChart messaging. Is
responsible for administering treatment and medications per policy.
The incumbent has the added responsibility of providing a direct
liaison between provider and patient, making certain that the
patient's questions and concerns have been addressed. Demonstrates
the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based upon
physical, motor/sensory, psychosocial, and safety appropriate to
the age of the patient served. Uses EPIC to document all chart and
phone encounters, identifies potentially avoidable/non-reimbursed
events, quality indicators and core measures. Maintains
documentation, which is in compliance with regulatory guidelines
and/or accrediting bodies. Maintains confidentiality of all medical
and department records. Must be able to ensure all matters related
to patient information are kept secured, meeting confidentiality
compliance standards set by TJC and HIPAA. Creates a relationship
based patient experience for patient members and clinical team.
Coordinates patient communication and follows-up on a regular
basis. Documents all patient contact in EPIC. Returns phone, email
and MyChart inquiries within 24 hours, keeping physician(s) and
team informed about progress. This position could be called upon to
assist the medical assistants in rooming patients as business needs
dictate. These responsibilities could include patient check in and
check out procedures. The incumbent must be able to serve a variety
of patients simultaneously, taking into account the unique needs of
each. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to interact
effectively with persons of differing socioeconomic backgrounds. 2.
Philosophy consistent with the Renown Health Living Our Values 3.
Knowledge and methodology, which allows for effective
patient/family teaching. 4. Initiates effective problem solving
steps. 5. Knowledge of basic clinical skills. 6. Demonstrates sound
nursing judgment and decision-making skills. 7. Demonstrates the
knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical,
motor/sensory, psychosocial, and safety appropriate to the age of
the patient served. 8. Good organizational skills. 9. Knowledge of
clerical and office skills helpful. This position does provide
direct patient care. Disclaimer The foregoing description is not
intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of
all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions
associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate
reflection of the general nature and level of the job. Minimum
Qualifications Requirements - Required and/or Preferred Name
Description Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the
English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.
Appropriate education to obtain and maintain Registered Nursing
licensure in the state of Nevada. Experience: Minimum of one (1)
year RN experience preferred. License(s): Ability to obtain and
maintain a State of Nevada Registered Nurse license.
Certification(s): BLS from AHA approved program required. ACLS from
AHA approved program required for cost center 530510 and 530515.
ONS OCN required within three years for cost center 530382 only.
Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90
days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning
requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and
policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Nurse Apprentice, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada
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