|Title:||Wellness Center Triage Nurse|
|Company:||Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA)|
|Description:||The Wellness Center Triage Nurse is responsible to serve in the areas of triage in the clinic, nursing assessments, nursing care and health-related teaching to patients on an as needed basis. The Registered Nurse is also responsible for prenatal and Coumadin case management.|
• Provide triage care for NARA clinic: telephone calls, walk-ins and appointment consultations.
• Responsible for case management of Coumadin patients including tracking, data entry and follow up for Coumadin registry.
• Responsible for case management of prenatal patients including tracking, data entry and follow up for prenatal registry.
• Responsible for tracking data and data entry for HIV database.
• Chart and maintain medical records as needed and required by regulations.
• Communicate with medical provider team on medical/ pharmaceutical needs of clients.
• Participate in the ordering of supplies and pharmaceuticals as needed.
• Participate in development and implementation of Quality Assurance procedures as needed.
• Participate in meetings with local, state, county, and tribal organizations.
• Provide coverage and additional services based on needs of clinic and agency and individual skills and interests.
• Ensure all services delivered are culturally appropriate.
• Prepare necessary reports.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Licensed as a Registered Nurse with the State of Oregon required.
• BSN required.
• Two years’ experience, preferably in ambulatory care setting with phone triage.
• Ability to adjust accordingly to each patient’s unique needs.
• Ability to determine own practices and procedures and contribute to the development of new concepts.
• Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision.
• Ability to communicate effectively and confidentially with external and internal contacts.
• Ability to use basic nursing equipment, i.e., sphygmomanometer, stethoscope, various testing strips/test machines, scales.
• Ability to make medically sound, accurate, fast, independent decisions.
• Ability to work cooperatively with other departments within the organization and with outside agencies.
• Ability to lift/carry a minimum of 10 1lbs.
• Ability to maintain professional boundaries with clients, the community, and other staff members.
• Outpatient primary care setting.
• Prior Diabetic Foot Care Training.
• Work collaboratively with clients, other NARA staff, team members, and to treat everyone with respect and dignity at all times.
• Experience working within the Native American/Alaska Native community is considered a plus.
• If in recovery, must have a minimum of two years sobriety/clean time.
• Ability to pass a pre-employment or for cause drug tests.
• Ability to pass criminal background and DMV checks.
|Address:||12360 E Burnside|
Portland, OR 97233