Basic Life Support (BLS) Required
2 years of experience required
Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group Core Values All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group's core values of Service, Excellence, Professionalism, Partnership, Integrity, Accountability, and Transparency.
Typically Reports To Supervisor or Manager-RN Clinic
Position Summary Provides professional nursing care under general supervision. Provides general nursing care to patients and administers prescribed medications, treatments and immunizations in accordance with nursing standards.
Records patient 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.
Collects patient data and completes required forms with appropriate responses according to clinic standards; identifies patient's overt problems/needs and sets priorities; identifies problems requiring further referral and/or follow-up; interprets and records latest diagnostic results; performs advanced nursing assessment using critical thinking skills.
Develops a plan of care based on nursing process and which incorporates the plans of other disciplines and continuing care needs; includes the patient/family in developing or revising the plan of care; makes referrals to multidisciplinary support services.
Acts as a resource person to provide answers to clinically based questions pertinent to area of practice and/or determines appropriate resources as it relates to physicians, hospital departments, and patients.
Maintains patient confidentiality; complies with HIPAA and compliance guidelines established by the practice.
Assists physicians in preparing for examinations and minor procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; two (2) years' experience as a registered nurse.
Driver's License Required
Valid driver's license, an acceptable three-year motor vehicle record as defined by the Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Chart, and a certificate of auto insurance.
Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in South Carolina. BLS certification is required.
Proficient in the use of email and Internet applications. Knowledge of practice management and word processing software. Must possess a working knowledge of managed care basics and experience working with a managed care and Medicare population. Must possess and maintain excellent communication skills.
Body Fluid Exposure
Lifting Requirements: must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
Physical Demands: regularly stand, walk, sit, reach with hands or arms, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear.
Please Note: The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties/responsibilities performed and are not meant to be exclusive to the job. Management retains the right to add or modify duties at any time.