Practices registered nursing within a care center and/or via the telephone utilizing the nursing process, input fromclinicians, and the organizationally approved nursing guidelines/ protocols within scope of practice. Must meetestablished benchmarks as defined by SMF care center standards.
Primary Location: California-Greater Sacramento Area-Sacramento
Schedule: Part Time
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIRMENTS
Education/ including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration:
Current licensure as an RN in the state of California. BLS Healthcare provider. Must pass SMF pre-screen test,Clinical Core Competencies Assessment and annual Basic Skills Assessment Test. ACLS is strongly preferred andmay be required in some care center settings.Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Knowledge of scope of practice for RNs in the State of California. Professional knowledge of clinical nursingprotocols with emphasis in the areas of disease processes, emergencies, health sciences, and pharmacology.Knowledge and understanding of managed care concepts strongly recommended. Knowledge of what medicalsymptomology constitutes urgent/emergent care. Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations. Knowledgeof clinical protocols for vital signs. Knowledge of normal values for vital signs (BP, Pulse, Respirations, Temps).Knowledge of medical positioning for patients. Knowledge of scheduling practices/referrals for physician officespreferred. Knowledge of effective teamwork practices between front and back office staff.
Three to five years of practical nursing experience. Ambulatory, outpatient or emergency room care experience preferred. One-two (1-2) years of practical experience as an RN in a physicians office or medical office setting preferred.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a complex fast-paced environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations. Must be able to work within established timeframes with attention to detail and accuracy. Demonstrates high level of skill in creative problem solving, setting priorities and the ability to use these skills in an environment where the nature of patient inquiries is unpredictable. Ability to type and demonstrate computer skills. Demonstrated and proficient skills in all steps of the nursing process. Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal relationship skills,
provision of care, and provision of advice and instruction via telephone. Customer service/people skills sufficient to deal with patients on the telephone who need reassurance and/or advice regarding health issues. Ability to effectively collaborate with other healthcare team members. Ability to work with a variety of personalities in the medical office setting. Ability to type 35-40 words per minute and feel comfortable with clinical setting computer operations.
About Sutter Medical Foundation, Central
Sutter Medical Foundation, Central is a not-for-profit organization supporting the quality medical services provided by Sutter Independent Physicians, Sutter Medical Group and Sutter West Medical Group. Serving the counties of Sacramento, Placer, Nevada, Amador, and Yolo, Sutter Medical Foundation physicians are dedicated to providing exceptional services, listening to patients’ needs and ensuring that patients play an important role in their health care.
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- Sutter Health Family
- Practice Residency Program
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- Laboratory Collection Services
- Sutter Occupational Health
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One of the nation's leading not-for-profit networks of community health care services, Sutter Health has physicians and care centers in more than 100 Northern California communities. Sutter medical centers deliver more babies than any other network in Northern California and lead the region in providing heart, cancer, orthopedic and newborn intensive care services.