Direct Patient Services
v Provides direct patient care, utilizing the nursing process.
v Assesses patients including vital signs, height, weight, BMI, allergies, medications and reason for visit
v Performs procedures such as the administration of medications either orally or by injection and immunizations as ordered, PPDs, suture removal, wound care, dressing changes, ear irrigation, EKG’s, visual acuity screening, audiometry, O2 sats, blood glucose per Hemocue protocol, peak flow, nebulizer treatments, etc.
v Collects specimens from patients for laboratory tests and notifies requesting providers of abnormal results.
v Perform lab testing such as urine pregnancy test, rapid streps and routine urinalysis. and rapid strep test using correct protocols and procedure.
v Triages patients by telephone or directly as walk-ins to identify urgency and level of care needed. Makes appropriate referrals required for the management of patient care.
v Assists providers with procedures such as suctioning, I&D, IUD insertion, endometrial biopsy, straight catheterization, Colposcopy, suturing
v A graduate of an accredited School of Registered Nursing and current Commonwealth of Massachusetts Registration and two to three years experience working with a diverse population in a health care setting is required. Position also requires a current certification in CPR. The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills, and Basic Computer operations skills such as Word, Excel, as well as demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Bilingual Haitian- Creole also a plus.
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