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Pulmonary Clinic RN in Kansas City, MO at ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

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Job Description

This position reports directly to the Practice Manager of Pulmonary Physicians. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse is responsible for all daily tasks assigned. Some of these daily tasks include: preparing charts, rooming patients, discharging patients from visits, responding to assigned physicians patient phone calls, rotating assignments to answer triage calls and organizing the twice monthly Thoracic Tumor Conference. In addition, the Registered Nurse provides patient education, arranges all testing and ensures comprehensive follow-up to patient and referring provider. The Registered Nurse may perform in-office testing including spirometry, exercise oximetry, and Protime testing. Another significant function of this role is managing the specialty medications ordered by all physicians in the practice. This position will be Monday - Friday with no call and no weekends or Holiday.