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COVID -19 Registered Nurse

Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationBoston, MA - Boston, MAPosition TypeFull Time 30+ hoursTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftDayJob CategoryNurseNurse will work in a team environment and provide lead clinical support and participation in all COVID-19-related services including community testing and vaccination programs. This is grant-funded position during COVID-19 pandemic with potential to become permanent as part of primary care nursing staff.Duties & Responsibilities:Working in the COVID Testing Tent collecting specimens (e.g. - Nasopharyngeal swab) from asymptomatic and symptomatic people in an effort to confirm or rule-out the COVID- 19 virus.Ordering testing in EPIC under the direction of the care provider Collect specimen and labeling Responsible for Vaccinating patients Provide follow up care and Patient /Family education as is clinically indicatedTracking and coordination of vaccine supplyCritically think and assess patients who may present ill.Participate in all COVID-19 related educational activities. The RN provides leadership through activities such as preceptor role, informal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts.During face to face encounter or over telephone calls conduct comprehensive assessment of patient's health and psychosocial needs Work with the care team to facilitate services and provide optimum care to the patients Engage patients into services in order to prevent disease exacerbation, improve outcomes, increase patient engagement in self-care, community resources and minimize hospital and ER utilization.Plan effective and realistic goals prioritizing patient's needs to maximize quality and cost effective outcomesFacilitate communication and coordination within the members of the care team involving the patient in the decision makingDemonstrates clinical competence, self-direction and sound judgment in the provision of ongoing clinical care coordination, monitoring and care management for patients.Utilize OCHIN-EPIC to document all aspects of patient careMaintains patient confidentiality at all timesPerforms other related duties as requiredMinimum Basic Knowledge:Licensed Registered Nurse (B.S.N. preferred) in MassachusettsExperience & Qualifications:Two years of nursing experience, preferably in an ambulatory care or community health setting.Maintains BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:1. American Heart Associate2. American Red CrossExperience with EMR and related care management registries, databases and Information Technology/Computer Systems. Demonstrated ability to work as an integrated member of the care teamExcellent communication and clinical judgment skills.Experience in culturally diverse setting preferred.Bilingual in Spanish, Portuguese or Vietnamese preferred but not required Independent Action:Functions independently within scope of nursing practice, the Primary Care Payment Reform Initiative's requirements and health center policies and goals.Refer specific problems to supervisor when clarification of operating policies or procedures is required.Supervisory Responsibility:There are no supervisory responsibilitiesDefine Access Level to PHI:4 [Authorized to access full health information. UCHC position and job responsibilities involve the provision of patient care and working as a clinical team member. Staff in this category level, although allowed full access, should only access the necessary information for each respective treatment encounter/circumstance.]

Keywords: UPHAMS CORNER HEALTH COMMITTEE INC, Boston , COVID -19 Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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