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Siloam Health

Staff Nurse RN LPN

Siloam Health

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Job Summary

Hours/Week                       Full-Time = 40, Part-Time = ~20
Hourly Rate                        $22.50 – $25.50 for LPNs | $26.50 – 30.00 for RNs

The primary objective of the Staff Nurse is to collaborate with the larger team to provide patient care through intake, basic triage, onsite diagnostics and treatments, and patient education at the satellite office.  Everything is done in the context of whole-person care with a team model.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides nursing support directly for one specific provider but also for the entire team of providers along with the other nurses.
  • Provides basic triage on a rotating basis, both by phone and in-person to walk-in patients.
  • Performs in-office procedures as needed including HbA1c, blood glucose, strep screen, U/A, pregnancy test, EKGs and audiometry.
  • Provides PO, IM and nebulized medications as needed. Provides IV access on occasion.
  • Performs phlebotomy for in-office laboratory as needed.
  • Collaborates with other members of the Care Team by making phone calls on behalf of the provider to the patient, pharmacy or another physician’s office.
  • Provides patient education according to nurse assessment or direction by provider.
  • Provides patient assessment and follow-up through phone calls
  • May provide health education to Community Health Workers within the Community Health program if designated.
  • Delivers care in the manner that preserves patient autonomy, dignity and rights.
  • Performs other clinical duties as assigned such as ordering clinic supplies, reporting to the Health Department, and providing EMR support.
  • Serves as leader for the nursing team when Director of Nursing is not available in the satellite office.
  • Participates in on-going quality improvement (QI) activities within the roles defined above.

Qualifications

  • Able to work independently, think creatively, and troubleshoot problems with little oversight
  • Capable of thinking critically and make decisions with confidence
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Passionate about Christian ministry to the underserved and in full agreement with Siloam’s mission and core values
  • Willingness to serve persons with limited access to healthcare and who are from different cultures and faith beliefs
  • Exhibits compassion and respect to patients as well as being personable and outgoing
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve as needed
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with MS Office products as well as electronic medical records preferred
  • Adherence to OSHA and confidentiality requirements
  • Ability to work well in a team setting
  • Familiarity with medical terminology is preferred

Education and Experience

  • Current RN or LPN licensure
  • CPR certification is required
  • Outpatient experience is preferred
  • 2 years of experience preferred
  • Experience with an EMR (electronic medical record) system as well as MS Office
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Arabic) is preferred

Special Conditions of Employment

  • Willingness to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination or provide proof of previous immunization
  • Initial TB screening upon hire

 

Additional Information

Benefits

Siloam offers a full benefits package including medical/dental/vision insurance, life and long-term disability coverage, paid-time off, and participation in a retirement plan after one year of employment.

How to Apply

Please visit our website at siloamhealth.org/careers to find the link to apply.  While there, browse to learn more about our Christian faith-based primary care clinic, our mission, and our core values.

Details

  • Date Posted: September 9, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: 22.50-30.00 per Hour
  • Working Hours: 10 hrs/day