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Registered Nurse - Med Surg

Company: Clinica
Location: Westminster
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Registered NurseAbout Clinica Family Health:

For more than 40 years, Clinica has existed to provide health care to the individuals and families in our community at a price they can afford. Young or old, people of any race or ethnicity or income level-we are here to provide them with exceptional health care because no one should have to choose between obtaining the health care they need and other necessities such as housing or food.

Our mission is to be the medical and dental care provider of choice for low-income and other underserved people in south Boulder, Broomfield, and west Adams counties. Our care shall be culturally appropriate, and prevention focused.

Join our team and take advantage of the Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program! Pending met eligibility requirements, you could get up to 60% of your outstanding loans paid off when you work with us for 2 years. Stay for a 3rd year and receive an additional 25% repayment. Don't miss this opportunity to lighten your loan burden while making a difference in patients' lives.

What we offer:


* Medical
* Dental
* Vision
* Accident/Hospital
* Retirement Plan
* + other Employee & Family Support Programs

Other Perks: Flexible Schedules, 4 weeks of PTO, Paid Holidays, Growth Opportunities/Career Ladders

Compensation: Approximately $33.16 - $41.23 per hour. All individual pay rates are calculated based on the candidate's experience and internal equity.

Overview of Role:

* Flexible schedule.*

When working triage calls, alternative working opportunities may be available.

Clinic Nurse Job Overview:

We are seeking team members to help us design and implement the future role of nursing at Clinica Family Health. Join our team of vibrant health care professionals committed to providing the best care for our diverse population of patients. We are nationally recognized as leaders in supporting top-of-scope nursing work in the form of independent nurse visits, co-visits with providers and protocol-driven direct patient care. Nurses can rotate through triage shifts from the comfort of their home. As we expand into value-based service practice, we need nurses who may be interested in managing patient panels, providing chronic disease management services, and conducting nurse-led home visits and group visits. Our nurses' function as caregivers, educators, communicators, counselors, patient advocates, planners, chronic disease managers and vital team members.


* Triage patient and evaluate immediate treatment.
* Perform basic health-related tasks, such as documenting patient information, administering medications, drawing blood, taking vitals, starting an IV, and responding to emergencies.
* Operate standard medical equipment.
* Process and analyze lab results.
* Communicate with and assist medical providers, nurses, medical assistants, and other staff.
* Provide direct patient care through independent nurse visits, and the use of nursing protocols.
* Provide co-visits in collaboration with providers. Responsibilities include initial assessment, documentation, and patient education.
* Educate patients on nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle recommendations based on medical history and current condition.
* Advocate for patient's needs to medical providers.
* Stay current with advances in healthcare options, medications, and treatment plans.
* Manage and lead daily patient flow, including independent nurse visits, medical assistant visits, co-visits, chronic care management, and walk-ins.
* Provide safe, comfortable, therapeutic environment for patients and families.
* Track quality metrics such as Diabetes, Asthma, Pediatric Wellness, work related reports, and lead improvement efforts at site.


Education and Experience:

* RN licensure from an accredited school required. BSN preferred.
* Two years of experience in community health preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Ability to flourish in a team management system.
* Experience with electronic health record preferred.
* Sensitivity to low income, ethnic minority community.
* Critical thinking
* Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required.
* Excellent leadership skills.
* Coaching skills.
* Interacts with colleagues, team, and all staff in a professional and collegial manner
* Strong computer skills.


* Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens.
* Usual office environment.
* Ability to travel from clinic to clinic as required.
* Evening work may be required.

Clinica Family Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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