Mercy Medical Center Clinton Staff RN in Atlanta, Georgia

Department:

1361_8112 Mercy Clinic Downtown

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

: Under the supervision of the Clinic Nurse Manager, provides clinical direction of paraprofessional personnel in an outpatient clinic environment serving clientele consisting primarily of uninsured persons, homeless persons and/or immigrants. The RN will assist in the Vaccine For Children’s Program, maintaining accurate inventory counts and ensuring compliance with the vaccine management protocols. Is responsible for conducting health screenings, education, and referrals for medical services. Health screenings include blood pressure, glucose, vision, urine, hemoglobin, TB screenings, and flu shots. Obtains medical history and evaluates the overall health status of the individual. Collaborates with Health Educator and also conducts one-on-one educational sessions on nutrition, diabetes, hypertension, vision care, tuberculosis, anemia, and other primary care health topics. Collaborates with Medical Referral Specialist and makes referrals to Mercy Care and other appropriate healthcare providers. Participates as a team member in the patient’s plan of care. Provides support and acts as a resource for physicians and other healthcare providers as necessary. Complies with department policies and procedures, and supports the Mercy Philosophy. Participates in health fairs or community events on weekends as requested 3-4 times a year.

*Provides patient care and/ or support activities appropriate to ages served; primarily adults ages 18-65 or geriatric patients ages over 65

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