Registered Nurse

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/14/2018 6:13 PM)
Job ID
2018-1207
Category
Clinical

Overview

AccessHealth is a private, not-for-profit community health center established in the community in 1975. We provide quality health care services for the entire family as a Federally Qualified Health Care Center with membership in the Texas Association of Community Health Centers.

 

We are always looking for dedicated, talented professionals willing to share their hearts with those we serve. Being part of our team means performing to a higher standard. AccessHealth's providers, employees, volunteers and board members will collaborate with patients, their families and other community organizations to enable patients to achieve a personal state of wellness. We address our patient's physical, social, and psychological needs through the offering of high quality services with compassion, competence and integrity.

Responsibilities

As a Registered Nurse at AccessHealth, you will be assigned to perform direct and indirect patient care within the structure of a comprehensive family practice clinic. Responsibilities include caring for and educating patients about their conditions, as well as establishing trust and building rapport with patients and their families. Required to follow universal
precautions at all times. 
 
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  1. Implement patient care services:
    a. Perform intake procedures for patients admitted to program.
    b. Perform procedures for routine check-up visits.
    c. Assist Physician with clinical services.
    d. Perform interim problem visits and respond to patient telephone
    inquiries.
  2. Assist clients with referrals to other sources of medical care.
  3. Serve as a nursing role model, and provide insights into patient care and management to students of cooperating nursing schools.
  4. Gather statistics for monthly reports and as requested by program director.
  5. Maintain various logs and tracking systems to ensure appropriate follow up care is provided to patients.
  6. Accept job related training and development in new tasks and technologies.
  7. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein as may be assigned or delegated.
  8. Comply with all company policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.
  9. Performs all other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATIONS:
 
1. A basic degree in nursing from an accredited program.
2. A valid Texas Registered Nursing license. License must be kept current to retain employment.
3. Ability to work with people of all socioeconomic levels.
4. Bilingual ability preferred, but not required.
 
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
 
1. High ethical standards.
2. Well-organized and self-directed.
3. Team player.

EEO Statement

AccessHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: AccessHealth is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AccessHealth are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. AccessHealth will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. AccessHealth encourages applicants of all ages.

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