Position : Urology Nurse
Performs general nursing care of patients including administration of medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards and coordinates patient care activities for the clinic. Performs RN job functions including IV therapy, and other activities as permitted by RN scope of practice.
Performs nursing assessment and evaluation of patients and documents information. Provides continuity of care through verbal and written communication. Observes, records and reports patient’s condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to provider
Prepares equipment and assists provider during procedures, treatments examinations, and testing. Maintains exam rooms for necessary supplies, medications and cleanliness.
Oversees appointment booking and maintains timely flow of patient appointments. Manages self, patient and staff during emergency situations.
Maintains and reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Documents accurately in the electronic medical record utilizing physician templates. Appropriately documents patient encounters and telephone advice in electronic medical record.
Obtains pre-authorizations as needed for patients. Makes appropriate referrals to other providers per provider instructions
Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls and faxes.
Educates patient and family regarding diagnostic process, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness. Instructs patient and family regarding tests, medication and treatments.
Reports test results to patients per provider instructions.
Refills prescriptions per established protocol. Facilitates logging sample medication according to policy.
Delegates appropriately to assistant personnel.
Suggests process improvements, assists with orientation of new employees.