Preference given to previous employees of Community Health Centers
* 1500 sign on bonus!*
Minnesota Community Care is currently looking for RNs to work in multiple clinic locations - on the East side and West side of St. Paul. This is a full time benefits eligible position working clinic hours supporting our ambulatory care programs, or our Health Care for the Homeless programs.
The registered nurse position performs professional nursing practice (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) in the care of clinic patients in a culturally diverse population. Provides direct patient care to promote the restoration of health and achievement of patient health goals.
This is a full time, benefit eligible position. This position is in a healthcare facility which is open 8 hours a day, three days/week, 12 hours a day for 2 days/week, and 4 hours on Saturday mornings. Work during inclement weather will be required
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Provides general ambulatory health care to patients, including administration and/or dispensing of prescribed medications, vaccines and treatments in accordance with clinic policies and procedures.
- Sets priorities and organizes work to deliver safe and efficient patient care.
- Utilize critical thinking skills to assess, collect and analyze patient information, prioritize and intervene in multiple encounters in daily clinic operations.
- Conducts patient telephone and walk-in triage through use of nursing assessment skills, clinical background/knowledge and use of decision support tools approved by Minnesota Community Care to systematically assess and address patient needs.
- Works with provider(s) to care for patients as a collaborative member of the clinic medical home team. Engages in patient case management/preventive health and chronic disease management within the scope of the RN’s training and licensure. Collaborates with the primary care team, conducts patient visits, provide support for provider visits, and engages in patient education.
- Responds effectively to urgent/emergency situations.
- Acts on nursing standing orders per established Minnesota Community Care policies and procedures in regards to medication refills, prior authorizations, treatments, etc.
- Ensures smooth, efficient clinic flow.
- Monitors clinic safety and observance of standard precautions.
As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Approximately 86% of our patients in the 2016 calendar year were people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latino communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. West Side Community Health Services values building a culturally diverse staff that reflects the communities it serves, and strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply.
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.