The Corvallis Clinic RN/LPN COVID Triage and Collection in Corvallis, Oregon
This is for a temporary position.
Summary: The RN/LPN performs nursing functions in a variety of outpatient ambulatory care departments according to the nursing process and as defined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
Participates and maintain a culture within The Corvallis Clinic that is consistent with the content outlined in the Service and Behavioral Standards Handbook. To this end, employee will be expected to read, have familiarity, and embrace the principles contained within.
Functions as a nurse with the COVID Triage team. This includes scheduling, participating in collection of specimens, and triage of patients suspected or exposed to COVID not requiring hospital care.
Provides nursing care according to the sequential steps of the nursing process: assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation.
Facilitates collection of all necessary information required for patient visits or telephone triage. Accurately record pertinent information in the EHR and ensure necessary patient care documentation is processed and done so in a timely manner.
Accurately Triages patient phone calls. Advice given is done so under the direction and guidelines of the provider or per department protocol or standing order.
As assigned, may participate and provide direct patient care and clinical support in outpatient care setting.
Improve the quality of care through continuing education and self-evaluation of the effectiveness of care. This includes attendance/participation in most in-services/department meetings and remaining current on clinic/department policies and procedures.
- Current unencumbered State of Oregon license as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse required
- One or more years of experience in an acute care hospital and/or in an individual provider’s office or clinic setting preferred
- Experience in specialty and/or telephone triage preferred
Current BLS certification required Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to relate and communicate clearly to the patients and the health care team
- Professional and accurate written and oral communication skills
- Excellent assessment skills
- Excellent organizational skill and accuracy in work, proficient computer skills
- Ability to work independently as well as with a multidisciplinary team
- Knowledge of telephone based clinical assessment techniques
- Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a busy, fast-paced environment while maintaining quality of work