Registered Nurse - Internal Medicine

CareMount Medical Published: June 17, 2017
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CareMount Medical. P.C. is the largest independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State, providing medical care of the highest quality to over 500,000 patients in 40 different locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster counties. Founded in 1946, CareMount Medical has grown to over 500 physicians and expert health partners representing 40 different medical specialties, with major campuses in Mount Kisco, Carmel, Fishkill, Jefferson Valley, Katonah, Kingston, Poughkeepsie, and Rhinebeck. CareMount Medical is affiliated with world-class organizations including the Massachusetts General Hospital and Mount Sinai Health System as well as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. CareMount Medical offers on-site laboratory and radiology services, endoscopy suites, and infusion suites, as well as seven urgent-care centers, rendering comprehensive care in convenient locations. CareMount Medical physicians are frequently recognized as best doctors in respected publications; dozens have been featured in lists including Westchester Magazine’s “Top Doctors”; Best Doctors; and Castle Connolly Medical’s America’s Top Doctors®.

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming part of a wonderful organization with competitive pay and impressive benefits and are interested in clinical or non-clinical employment opportunities, apply now!

Currently, CareMount Medical is seeking a full-time RN to work at our Internal Medicine office.  We have multiple locations. We provided excellent pay and benefits... APPLY NOW!!!!!!

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Position Overview: The Registered Nurse promotes and restores patients\' health by completing the nursing process by providing professional nursing services to patients in a Primary Care or Specialized Care office setting. The RN assists the physician or other provider with clinical procedures, performs telephone triage as needed, and participates in patient teaching. The RN will utilize the nursing process consisting of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation, to provide excellent patient care. The RN will also provide physical and emotional support to patients, friends, and families.

Essential Functions:
• Identify patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
• Demonstrate basic knowledge of common disease processes and treatments, including pertinent diagnostic/laboratory testing and medical/nursing interventions.
• Perform telephone triage with particular emphasis on assessment, problem or priority identification, and decision-making.
• Prepare patients for the doctor’s examination.
• Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients, families and friends.
• Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and technical ability in medication and treatment administration; administers prescribed medications correctly, with knowledge of proper dosage, route, site, and possible side effects.
• Perform authorized technical procedures; such as EKG, phlebotomy, starting and monitoring IVs, and selected laboratory tests, competently and in compliance with MKMG policies and procedures.
• Promote patient\'s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
• Schedule sick appointments and future appointments.
• Measure health outcomes against patient care goals and standards, making or recommending necessary adjustments, following organizational standards of care.
• Resolve patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
• Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
• Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures, medication administration and storage procedures, and mandatory controlled substance regulations.
• Document patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
• Maintain continuity of treatment by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing patient treatment needs.
• Maintain patient confidence by keeping their medical information confidential.
• Maintain nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, needed supplies.
• Place orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies, using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish treatment results.
• Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and training seminars.
• Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport, participating in team problem-solving.
• Provide assistance to patients with regards to understanding their medical healthcare plans coverage and assists patients with referrals and pre-certifications.
• Assist in managing patient interaction with the front desk and management of telephone triage.
• Demonstrate problem-solving skills, particularly when urgent or unexpected clinical or administrative events arise in order to maintain both the effective functioning of the department and patient safety.
• Ensure patients understand necessary follow treatment and when their next appointment is scheduled.

Competencies:
• Problem Solving
• Scheduling
• Educating and teaching
• Counseling
• Patient advocacy
• Customer Service
• Organizational Skills
• Communication Skills
• Leadership
• Time Management
• Multitasking

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