Unity Health Care, Inc. is a multi-site non-profit organization offering a continuum of medical care and human services primarily to the medically underserved and homeless. Unity Health Care has grown to be the largest preeminent Health Care Delivery System in Washington, DC. We are looking for individuals who want to help us serve our mission, vision, values.

Please apply with us, if you would like to:

  • Work at a great place with great people.
  • Make an positive impact on the community.
  • Have the opportunity to build a solid career.

Unity Health Care, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that believes in growing and promoting a diverse workforce. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, designed to help employees meet various needs throughout their careers and lives. Our benefits include:

  • Annual Leave
  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • 403 B Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Loan Repayment Programs (NHSC, DCPCA-HPLRP)
  • Continuing Medical Education /Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • and more

Unity Health Care, Inc.
Department of Human Resources
1220 12th Street, SE, Suite 120
Washington DC 20009
Main (202) 715-7900
Unity Health Care, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Department: Nursing
Schedule: PRN/On-Call
Shift: Evenings and Weekends
Hours:
Job Details:
  • RN Required
  • INTRODUCTION

    Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, the Registered Nurse is capable of providing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.  The Staff Nurse may supervise the medical assistant staff when indicated.  The incumbent must be skilled in completing nursing assessments and performing routine nursing procedures (such as venipuncture, IV insertion and triage of patients).

     

    MAJOR DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    ·         Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the care of the patient.  Works with the health center provider in developing and implementing a treatment plan for the patients.

    ·         Works with the medical assistant staff to ensure that the Health Center maintains a positive patient flow of less than 1.5 hours (CHC).

    ·         Assures that nursing documentation not limited to flow sheets, intake sheets, and VAR are completed per policy and standards.

    ·         Reviews the documentation of the Medical Assistant staff on a routine basis to assure the documentation is appropriate and timely.

    ·         Develops and implements an orientation plan for new patients and employees to the unit.

    ·         Performs primary nursing procedures .

    ·         Ensures that medical care and follow up are planned and documented and that all requested for referral services are completed for each patient.

    ·         Coordinates the quality control checks for the glucometers and any other waive testing.

    ·         Works with the Nurse Manager and Medical Assistant III to ensure compliance with infection control.

    ·         Provides discharge instruction to patients.

    ·         Works with various departments to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local health care regulations.

    ·         Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    ·         DC license as RN.

    ·         Current CPR certification.

    ·         Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (PN, AAS, BSN).

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

    ·         Minimum of two years of recent acute care experience in medical surgical, emergency care, or urgent care.

    ·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

     

    EOE


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