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Senior Total Life Center - Clinic Nurse

Company: Kintegra Health
Location: Gastonia
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Clinic Nurse QualificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and a current RN license.Experience: Has practiced nursing in the last 3 years; with at least 2 years of RN experience including 2 years of experience working with the frail elderly population.Number and Type of Employees Supervised (optional): Licensed and non-licensed personnelLicensure, Registry or Certification Required: RN currently licensed in North Carolina; or compact state, able to present credentials which demonstrate ability to meet performance criteria for RN.Special Training: Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to treat participants; other training as required by department. Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Meets a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by Senior TLC and approved by CMS before working independently.Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contactClinic Nurse Key Responsibilities 1. Collects participant data and completes required forms with appropriate responses according to unit standards; identifies participant's overt problems/needs and sets priorities; identifies problems requiring further referral and/or follow-up; interprets and records latest diagnostic results; and performs advanced nursing assessments using critical thinking skills.2. Performs wound care, skin care and other treatments as ordered by the Primary Care Provider (PCP) and documents in the EMR and logs as appropriate. Documents participant care delivered as planned and any variation, with appropriate rationale; makes and records observations related to impending or associated problems; implements nursing measures related to impending or associated problems.3. Schedules participants to be seen in the clinic per the IDT. Works with Clinic Technician and PCP along with the IDT to assess participants with holistic needs in the clinic setting. May provide End of Life Care and visits as requested.4. Using nursing process, delegates nursing care to appropriate personnel; integrates cost effective measures into nursing practice; recognizes unit problems and takes responsibility for documenting; demonstrates active participation in QI processes; complies with policies addressing safe working conditions; monitors unsafe working conditions; recognizes inappropriate and/or ineffective participant care management, resolves issue/problem and completes written reports..5. Takes on-call as scheduled on a rotating basis and documents those calls promptly. Makes home visits to provide care in crisis situations, to perform assessments, and provide nursing care as requested by the IDT. During emergency procedures, makes participant welfare checks and documents those calls. May be required to deliver medications to participants to ensure continuity of care.6. Completes in-home aid re-assessments and supervisory visits as requested by the HCA Supervisor. Provides feedback to the IDT and the HCA on results of those visits to support participants' plans of care.7. Attends staff meetings and takes part in participant care planning as required, including Quality Projects as appropriate. Completes clinic reviews and wound logs in a timely manner.8. Provides directions to Clinic Technician and oversees their treatments/procedures. Assists Medication Aides with monthly orders and reconciling those orders.9. Completes 3-month, 6-month, annual and significant change assessments.10. Participates in participant care planning including the implementation of SMART goals/interventions for the participants' care plans and enters all care plan information in a timely manner as per organizational protocols. Updates and evaluates participants' care plans appropriately throughout the reassessment period.11. Participates in the coordination of 24-hour care delivery while participants are at home, in the hospital, or in a nursing facility, including medication reconciliations. Communicates participant changes to team members in a timely and appropriate manner.12. Supports the Senior TLC IDTs and promotes unity amongst team members while interacting with the team, other coworkers, and/or participants.13. Supports team members and functions as a team player while providing that support and adheres to the "do no harm" statement. Accepts teammate's professional and cultural differences as they relate to participant care and supports team's decisions while promoting a united team for the participants' continuity of care and for staff development.14. Supports Senior TLC's mission to encourage and support the quality of life of seniors wishing to continue living in the community; its vision to be the preferred provider of individualized care for seniors in the community; and its values of respect, integrity, accountability, compatible goals, and compassionate care.Benefits:--- Monday - Friday 8a-5p--- Weekends, evenings, and holidays off--- 10 paid holidays per year--- Paid Time Off (Take time when you need it!)--- Excellent Insurance--- So much more!Kintegra Health Core RequirementsPatient First - An approach to care that holds primary, the well-being and desires of the patientBuild not Blame - Focusing first on finding fault with the process rather than the personIntegrity and Honesty - Fostering an acceptance of openness, honesty, and fairness in words, deeds and the use of organizational resources judiciously for both internal and external customersCooperation and Flexibility - Related to an internal believe that we function as part of an interdependent team with only shared gains or losses thereby committed to assisting whenever possible beyond the prerequisite job descriptionCulturally Sensitive - Always working toward increasing one's ability to understand, communicate with, effectively interact and care for people across cultures, while having an acute awareness of one's own culture. Kintegra Health has implemented Covid-19 protocols for our current employees and new hires. We are committed to improving our society. For further information please reach out to Recruiting at We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. PI208317230

Keywords: Kintegra Health, Gastonia , Senior Total Life Center - Clinic Nurse, Healthcare , Gastonia, North Carolina

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