This is a 10 month position (off on unpaid leave for two months each summer). Hours may vary depending on clinic needs. Weekend rotation every 8-10 weeks in Urgent Care clinic and occasional holiday coverage as needed. Additional hours may be required during peak periods. Schedule will be discussed at interview.
To assist with the assessment, evaluation, and management of patients who present for health care at the University Health Services - Urgent Care.
Performs nursing assessment of patients, both in person and via telephone, in accordance with established triage protocols, and implements proper course of action. Assists with the evaluation and care of patients to be seen by UHS providers. Performs department specific procedures and treatments such as EKGs, peak flows, vision testing, nebulizer therapy, ear irrigations, wound care, phlebotomy, IV therapy, application of orthopedic devices, and crutch teaching. Exhibits exceptional customer service, professionalism, and team work in all aspects of work. Maintains a level of knowledge conducive to providing high quality patient care. Maintains patient electronic health records.
Opportunity to participate in specific projects and nursing committees. Other related functions as assigned.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. One year of experience as a Registered Nurse in an ambulatory care setting. CPR certification within 90 days of hire. Experience with and a moderate comfort level using a personal computer. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a diverse community and provide services from a non-judgmental perspective. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Three or more years experience as a Registered Nurse. More than one year of experience in an ambulatory, outpatient, or urgent care clinic, emergency rooms or college health setting. Experience performing patient assessments using telephone triage protocols. Experience using electronic medical records. Demonstrated good communication, interpersonal skills, team-building skills, and professional demeanor.
May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Exposure to fumes, chemicals, sprays, and commercial items found in standard office conditions, medical clinics, and in repairs and maintenance.