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Registered Nurse_Cardiology

Company: Renown Health
Location: Reno
Posted on: January 15, 2022

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 530410 and 530415.

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 , Registered Nurse_Cardiology, Other , Reno, Nevada

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