- Date: 08/01/2019
- Hospital: Rochelle Community Hospital
- Address: 900 N 2nd St, Rochelle, IL 61068
- Contact Information:
- Position Summary:
GENERAL APPLICATION INFORMATION: Rochelle Community Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. All offers are contingent upon successful passing of a post-offer substance testing, positive reference checks and background check and your ability to establish your employment eligibility in the United States.
ALL RESUMES AND APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH ILLINOISJOBNETWORK.COM TO BE CONSIDERED. Please be advised that your application is not complete until you fill out, sign, and submit an Application for Employment for a specific position for which Rochelle Community Hospital is actively recruiting. Your application must reflect that you possess the required qualifications for the position.
No sponsorship is available for this position.
No agencies or 3rd party vendors.
The Office Nurse, under the supervision of the Clinic Operations Manager, is responsible for assisting in the delivery of healthcare and patient care management.
-Performs selected nursing duties and assists physician or nurse practitioner as part of the healthcare team.
-Conducts pre-visit planning by reviewing and updating the Electronic Health Record prior to the appointment with recent test results and correspondence and confers with provider regarding any incomplete orders.
-Prepares patients for examination and treatment by escorting them from the waiting room to the exam room and taking histories and vital signs and entering them into the EHR.
-Prepares and maintains exam and procedure rooms.
-Gives injections; assists with EKGs, gynecological exams and office procedures as needed; and provides other patient care services as directed by the provider.
-Maintains sample medication records, administers medications upon provider order, documents administered medication in the EHR and responds to medication requests per practice protocol.
-Triages and responds to patient communications.
-Assists with scheduled tests and treatments, pre-certifying patients for hospital care and/or procedures, and processes referrals to other providers.
-Creates and maintains the Electronic Health Record, and other patient records as directed by provider.
-Maintains strict confidentiality of patient health records.
-Treats patients, providers, other staff and visitors with dignity and respect.
-Performs other related work as directed.
-Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse with current Illinois license.
-One Year experience in a physician’s office or equivalent combination of training and experience preferred; will train a highly-motivated new graduate.
-Ability to assist in a variety of common office procedures.
-Ability to take vital signs and an accurate and complete patient history.
-Good computer knowledge and ability to type 35 words per minute.
-Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with patients, medical staff, coworkers and the public.
-Willingness to learn new things.
-Stand for extended periods of time, push, pull and reach; occasionally bend, sit, stoop, and stretch.
-Have full range of body motion and ability to lift up to 35 pounds including the handling, lifting and assisting in movement of patients.
-Have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity needed to operate a keyboard, telephone, fax machine, and other medical equipment including an EKG machine and glucometer.
-Have normal range of hearing and vision to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports; specific vision requirements including close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.
Typical Working Conditions:
The work of this position is performed in an environmentally controlled office environment. The position required the ability to work under pressure and with a diverse population, including staff, physicians, clients, patients, insurance companies and other members of the public on a regular basis. The position may cause frequent exposure to communicable disease, bodily fluids, medicinal preparations, cleaning fluids and other conditions common to the healthcare environment.
- Completes CEUs per State of Illinois licensure requirements.
- Complete annual Employee Health requirements.
- Participates in department meetings as required.
Rochelle Community Hospital Association position descriptions are guidelines. They are not intended to identify every task that an employee will be asked to do. They are intended to provide a general outline of the work, responsibilities and qualifications of the position. Employees are expected to provide whatever assistance is needed so that both individual and organization success can be achieved.