Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. We consist of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Physician Assistants and everything in between. Our physician led medical group enjoys an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, offering primary care, urgent care and more than 30 different specialties.
This position will support Colorectal and General Surgery Department in Plainville. This is position is a combination of administrative work, patient triage, referral triage and scheduling, and surgical patient education. We have 2 locations in Plainville and Southington. Travel is required.
Under provider direction, the RN provides skilled nursing care to patients in a variety of clinical settings. Scope of responsibility is characterized by use of nursing process to assess, plan, intervene and evaluate human responses to actual or potential health problems utilizing appropriate practices, standards, protocols and guidelines. This position reports to a Practice Manager.
Provides office-based nursing care in collaboration with provider
Assesses physical and psychosocial needs and environmental factors affecting patients and their families, formulates nursing plan of care and ensures continuity of patient care through appropriate nursing evaluation and intervention
Communicates with provider regarding patient needs, nursing assessments, and recommendations
Takes direction and initiates actions (cross/additional training) that will allow seamless patient care
Collects and documents current health status and medical history and assists in scheduling patient office visits
Reviews patient records, including preoperative records, to ensure completeness and reviews outstanding issues with provider
Demonstrates independent nursing actions based on assessment and problem identification
Under direction of provider, calls in prescription medications to pharmacies and observes and documents patient’s response to pertinent medications
Documents accurate and ongoing assessment of patient’s needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, progress toward goals, and response to care
Triages telephone calls and displays ability to initiate appropriate nursing intervention in prompt, precise, and professional manner
Assists patients and family members or other clients with concern and empathy; respects confidentiality and privacy
Provides information and education to patients and their families based on identified needs
Administers medications according to policy and procedure
Performs other related duties in support of efficient department operations and superior patient care
Current Connecticut RN License required.
Previous experience in Medical/Surgical Office setting preferred.
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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.