Nurse, Clinical

Largo, Maryland
Jun 22, 2024
Sep 19, 2024
Job Summary:

To coordinate and monitor care of patients in the assigned clinical area. This position requires wound care certification for surgical specialty departments.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Administers all oral and injecting medications in the assigned clinical area. Ensures narcotics and drug supplies are available in the assigned clinical area and assures the proper security of all narcotics and controlled substances according to KP standards and applicable regulatory laws. Initiates and monitors IV therapy to therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

  • Provides ongoing assurance of functional emergency equipment and adequate emergency drug supplies. Responds to emergency situations throughout medical facility. Documents emergency situation to supervisor.

  • Coordinates, implements, and evaluates patient teaching plans related to surgery, wound care, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, anticoagulant therapy, therapeutic diet instruction, weight control, and other areas as designated.

  • Sets-up, performs, and/or assists with procedures as appropriate. Provides wound care according to the treatment plan orders from the provider team.

  • Coordinates recovery care of patients post sedation. Ensures safety measures are instituted for all compromised patients receiving care.

  • Triages walk-in patients as needed or assigned.

  • Manages the workflow of the delivery system such as assisting team members on identifying the best methods for care system.

  • Acts as a resource person to LPNs and Clinic Assistants.

  • Acts as patient advocate and resolves problem within HCT. Brings unresolved issues to Clinical Coordinators attention if unresolved within the team.

  • Partner with physician to assist with coordination of care through message management. Provide phone triage, care advice, schedule appointments as needed, assists with patient requests.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.

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