Registered Nurse

Job Description:
Under direction of Provider, provides direct and indirect care in outpatient setting.

Essential Functions:
Reviews and prepares medical records for assigned patients; initiates follow-up for medical record as requested; reviews patients and follows standing orders

Implementing basic nursing procedures per plan of care; administering treatments and medications as prescribed by practitioner; performing point of care testing as authorized; providing laboratory, radiology, consults and other reports to practitioner for review; notifying patients of results as directed by practitioner; considering special needs of different age groups when providing care; setting priorities of care based on acuity of patients

Perform telephone triage

Prepare and clean examination rooms; check patients into clinic; obtain vital signs, history, medication reconciliation and reviews of systems

Assist with medical procedures, maintain sterile equipment

Screen for hearing and vision testing; collect blood, urine and specimen for testing; complete basic labs including but not limited to hemoglobin, lead, lipid panel, urine analysis, flu, RSV, strep throat; perform urinary straight catheter as needed

Examine and review patient's vaccine records; administer vaccines in coordination with CDC vaccine schedule; maintain Colorado VIS program, record all vaccines in the Colorado Immunization Information System

Dispense prescription medications based on direction of providers

Member of the QI Team

Basic Qualifications:
Valid Colorado BSN License (must meet education requirement(s) for Colorado State licensure)

Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification