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Registered Nurse - Med Surg

Company: County of El Paso TX
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Registered NurseRequirements

MOS Code: 0944 (Navy), 46Y1A (Airforce), 66B (Army)

Education and Experience:Registered Nurse.

Licenses and Certificates: Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas by the State Board of Nurse Examiners or equivalent from a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state.Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under general supervision, assist in providing community health nursing services in a public health clinic or nursing program.

Typical Duties

Conduct comprehensive physical assessments of adults, children and adolescents to determine general health status, life style health risk or disease processes and report to nurse supervisor or physician.Involves:Obtain and record patient's medical history, immunization status, height, weight, and other information in accordance to protocol. Assess and record physical, social and emotional needs.Dispenses prescription and non-prescription drugs as authorized. Sterilize equipment and supplies for use in examinations. Maintain records and prepare oral and written reports, using a computer. Schedule patient appointment and make home visits to obtain and provide patient information and increase quality of service. Interface with computer regarding data input and retrieval for patient records, statistics and clinic activities.Instruct the public, staff and other groups on topics such as health education and assist in developing health improvement programs in cooperation with senior professional staff.

Provide nursing care under medical standing delegation orders within the County of El Paso.Involves: Coordinate with staffing companies to deliver nursing care.Assist mass vaccination clinics and/or screening clinics.Assist in coordinating clinic outreach programs.Participate in the development and implementation of strategies and tools that reflect setting up and running clinics.Identify opportunities to improve on standards or guidelines of patient care in a clinical setting.Provide consultation to health care providers, and works to improve community preparedness.Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs.

Perform administrative functions as required.Involves:Assist in setting priorities, policies and procedures to efficiently and effectively accomplish department's objectives.Process complex forms requiring verification of accuracy and completeness, such as applications, patient records, permits and insurance reimbursement. Perform complex word processing procedures. Perform and checks arithmetic calculations, codes, numbers, forms, records and compiles information for reports.

Supervise assigned staff. Involves: schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance.Provide for training and development.Enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes.

General Information

For complete job specifications, clickhere.

Note: This is unclassified contract position. Employment is predicated on the continuation of state/federal funding.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

Note:Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Departmentpriorto submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

A r--sum-- and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Comments such as "See r--sum--" are not acceptable and will result in the application being considered incomplete.

To qualify for this position, required education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application's employment history. We do not use any information on your resume to review if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Failure to fully detail all experience and job duties in the application, or copying/pasting directly from the job specification, or responses referring to your r--sum-- will eliminate you from consideration for the position.

Keywords: County of El Paso TX, El Paso , Registered Nurse - Med Surg, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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