UofL Physicians

  • Registered Nurse

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Job ID
    2017-3809
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Nurses
    Department
    Cardiothoracic - Adult
  • Overview

    This position will function in a fast-paced medical specialty setting.  Demonstrates professionalism and excellent communication skills to foster and contribute to a collegial environment, with the primary focus of providing outstanding care to our patients and their families.

    Responsibilities

    • Facilitate an exceptional patient care experience by attending to needs of patients, their families and medical staff.
    • Clinical/Hospital duties:
      • Evaluates and records patient vital signs.
      • Medication administration, dressings, suture removal, patient education and assisting physician with procedures.
      • Distribution of discharge instructions.
      • Procedure/test scheduling as required.
    • Patient triage:
      • Educate patients and their families regarding discharge instructions.
      • Telephone, clinic and hospital triage.
      • Patient documentation and follow up.
    • Provide excellent, clear documentation in every area of the office. All documentation is done in the Electronic Health Record or paper medical chart, either by EHR entry, handwritten documentation or by dictation.
    • Work closely with physicians to ensure patient and family needs are met in an expeditious manner.
    • Assist in other areas of office or hospital as required.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Graduate of an accredited RN program
    • Current RN license in the State of Kentucky Requires Licensed Practical Nursing Degree
    • From 2 – 4 years clinical experience
    • Prefer experience in a physician office setting

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

    • CPR certification
    • Self-directed and motivated with the ability to multitask
    • Strong organizational and communication skills required
    • Exhibits excellent bedside manner with patients and their families
    • Participates in infection control measures

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    • A good portion of each day will be spent walking and standing. This is a very mobile position.  There can be some lifting, bending and reaching when working directly with the patients. 
    • Strength is needed to hold patients during procedures.
    • Must be able to get up and down out of a chair without difficulty. During telephone triage, there will be movement between telephone, computer, medical records and physician work area.
    • Exposure to blood borne pathogens and respiratory conditions is possible in this position.
    • Physical effort and physical work environment
    • Light work
    • Daily carrying, lifting, pulling pushing
    • Daily crouching, stooping
    • Daily feeling, handling, reaching
    • Daily spoken expression, visual acuity

     

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