Providence Health & Services RN Coordinator - Specialty Clinic in Seward, Alaska
Providence is calling a RN Specialty Clinic Coordinator ( Nursing , Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Prov Seward Medical Center in Seward, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Oversee the daily system and operational activities of the Specialty Clinic to include the physicians, visiting physicians', contracts and space use agreements. Collaborates with Senior Manager of Patient Care Services, relating to the delivery of patient care within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code for Nurses Standards for Nursing Practice for nursing caregivers.
Responds to incoming calls from patients, families, physicians, and referral sources: Provides general information about infusion, outpatient, and specialty clinics in response to inquiries. Collects sufficient and appropriate referral information determine a prospective patients service needs.
Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and coordinates delivery of plan of care, including medical staff and PAMC Pharmacy, etc.. Demonstrates professional responsibility and accountability for own practice and supports the department's philosophy of patient and family-centered care.
Assign and coordinates referrals.
Work collaboratively with Administration to identify and recruit physician specialties.
Maintain close communications with outpatient physician and other referral sources in relationship to issues around patient referrals, discharge plans, and visit needs.
Start IVs and manage IVs during procedures.
Provide patient care during pre and post injection procedures.
Assist with a variety of outpatient procedures, exams and/or operation of diagnostic equipment as applicable and assigned (i.e. colonoscopy, endoscopy, etc.).
Maintain appropriate aseptic technique for preparation, procedures and administration of medications.
Prepare exam rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained.
Assures appropriate patient care documentation, use of standard forms and standardized patient teaching materials.
Assist with development and maintenance of systems for communication with pharmacy, billing, hospital staff and physicians.
Obtain preauthorizations from insurance companies.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of accredited School of Nursing.
2 years direct patient care/clinical experience, preferably with one year infusion experience.
1 year computer experience with infusion software, electronic medical records (EPIC), Microsoft Word, and Excel.
Current Alaska State Registered Nurse license.
Current Driver’s license.
BLS certification upon hire.
ACLS certification upon hire.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
Knowledge of the practice of IV therapy.
About Providence Seward Medical Center
Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.
Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Nursing - Other
Req ID: 249348