Nurse-OB-Gyn

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  • DULUTH, MN
  • ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL
  • 01 SLH Ob-Gyn Department
  • Part-time - Days - 8 hours
  • Clinics
  • FTE: 0.8
  • Req #: 21535
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Nurse, OB-GYN working under the medical direction of the Clinic Physicians and the Administrative direction of the Clinic Manager, is responsible for the telephone Triage Nurse functions and assisting the Physicians in managing patient concerns made known by telephone and occasionally in person.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Graduate of an accredited training program for registered nursing.

      Experience: N/A

      Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current license in Minnesota to practice as Registered Nurse. BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: N/A

      Experience: OB-GYN experience.

      Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Knowledge of the current practice standards for Registered Nurses as they apply to his/her profession. Knowledge of the common acute and chronic disease processes of children and adults typically seen in the clinic setting including their associated signs and symptoms. Demonstrated skill in triaging patient telephone calls and identifying priority for medical care. Knowledge of medical record documentation practices, customer relations principles, computerized office systems application, and referral/prior authorization processes. Ability to work collaboratively with the patients’ clinic care provider and support staff to meet the needs of the patient. Ability to work independently under general medical and administrative direction, to exercise professional judgment, present a professional image and accept personal responsibility. Ability to quickly and accurately determine the nature of the concern being communicated over the telephone by the patient or family member. Ability to maintain composure under stressful conditions and manage multiple telephone calls during the work day. Ability to demonstrate empathic, respectful, and positive customer relations behaviors and to effectively communicate with patients, family member, physician, mid-level practitioners, support staff and member of the local medical community. Ability to follow and apply accepted practice standards/guidelines/written protocols to the presenting situation. Ability to use the telephone and to perform routine computer data entry functions. Ability to give clear direction and communication, both verbally and in writing. Ability to see, hear, speak English, write clearly and legibly, and read.
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    • READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Stand - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Walk - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
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