Provides nursing care and treatment for assigned patients in the
urgent care area.
Provides ongoing nursing care (assess, plan, intervention,
evaluation) according to the age specific and developmental needs
of the patient.
Assesses patient, family and/or significant others educational
needs and provides teaching/counseling.
Anticipates and recognizes changes in a patient's status and
need for care.
Determines priorities of patient care based on essential patient
Integrates health promotion and preventive aspects of care.
Provides basic instruction for patient regarding routine
procedures, treatments or disease processes.
Provides telephone triage to patient, family and/or significant
others using nursing judgment according to protocol.
Assures quality of care through development, implementation and
evaluation of professional nursing standards. Participates in
quality assurance activities.
Participates in community education programs.
- Hours will typically be shifts of 8 or 10 hours
- Covers leaves, vacations etc..during Urgent Care hours of
Licenses & Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare
Providers certification issued by the American Heart
Association (AHA), and
Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) issued by the
American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team
Associate's Degree in Nursing.
Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 1 year of experience in clinical nursing.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal
skills; ability to develop rapport and maintain positive,
professional relationships with a variety of patients, staff and
physicians.Demonstrated ability to effectively make critical,
independent decisions.Excellent organization, prioritization and
problem solving skills.Demonstrated leadership skills including
delegation, organization, prioritization and building team
rapport.Proficient computer skills including keyboarding,
navigation within a windows operating system, use of electronic
mail and electronic medical records systems.