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Registered Nurse (RN) - Internal Medicine (Plaza)

Job Details

WR Internal Medicine Plaza - Fayetteville, AR
Full Time
RN License - Unencumbered
None
Day
Nursing Services

Description

Washington Regional Plaza Internal Medicine treats patients using an interdisciplinary, team-based approach. As a teaching clinic, our culture focuses on growth and development while fulfilling Washington Regional’s mission of improving the health of people in the communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention, and wellness education. Washington Regional Medical System is a community-owned, locally governed, non-profit health care system located in Northwest Arkansas in the heart of Fayetteville, which is consistently ranked among the 10 Best Places to Live in the country. Our 425-bed medical center has been named the #1 hospital in Arkansas for three consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report. We employ 3,400+ team members and serve the region with over 45 clinic locations, the area’s only Level II trauma center, and five Centers of Excellence - the Washington Regional J.B. Hunt Transport Services Neuroscience Institute; Washington Regional Walker Heart Institute; Washington Regional Women and Infants Center; Washington Regional Total Joint Center; and Washington Regional Pat Walker Center for Seniors.

 

Position Summary

The role of the Registered Nurse reports to the Clinic Manager in partnership with the Clinic Physician. This position is responsible for providing direct patient care, assisting physicians with procedures, and assisting with front office duties, as needed.

 

Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Obtain patient vitals and update patient medical history while inputting data collected into the electronic medical records system
  • Prepare patient for various types procedures and/or examinations and assist physicians, as needed
  • Refill provider-authorized medications via electronic, fax or phone as authorized and appropriate
  • Provide direction, support, and counseling regarding medical therapies and medications as directed by the physician
  • Assist patient by providing direction, support, and counseling regarding medical therapies and medications as directed by the physician
  • Serve as patient liaison and advocate, as needed
  • Schedule surgeries and various diagnostic tests and provide scheduled date to the patient

 

Qualification

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Licensure and Certifications:  Valid registered nurse license and CPR, required.
  • Experience: Previous experience in a clinic setting, preferred.

 

Work Environment: This position will spend 80% of time standing and/or walking while pushing, pulling, lifting, and/or carrying up to 50 lbs. This position will spend 20% of time sitting while performing work in a standard office environment.

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