Staff Nurse

Dover, NJ, USA Req #296
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Welcome to Zufall!

The Registered Nurse is a licensed professional that utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and nursing skills in the care of patients and maintains standards of professional nursing practice in a clinical setting. The RN works in collaboration with the patient, family, physician/nurse practitioner and office staff within the team structure to ensure that patient-centered, cost effective, high quality care is provided. The incumbent has interest and experience in Community Health and plays an integral role in the care coordination and management of patients, supervises the clinical support staff at the site, and is a key member of the Care Team.  This is a per diem professional position encompassing all nursing aspects of primary care services including services both in the clinic setting, in the mobile health van,  and in the community


Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the care of patients in collaboration with the Care Teams, providers, outreach team, and the clinical support staff. Engender communication and coordination of activities amongst all team members to achieve optimal patient care services and outcomes.
  • When working in the clinic setting, perform triage in person or by telephone. Triage medical related calls during clinic sessions (i.e. inquiries from clients, pharmacies, etc.) according to policies and ambulatory care regulations. Assist with triage, translation, and determination of acute issues, transition of care processes, and other duties in the clinical setting. Document interventions and plans in electronic medical record. Triage patients who present for same-day care as needed.
  • Responsible for implementation of policies and procedures with respect to all clinical conditions as per Zufall Health Center Policies and Procedures. Identify processes and assist in the development of new policies and procedures as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Knowledge of nursing principles and practices
    • Knowledge of primary care and women’s health issues in an ambulatory care setting and reproductive health/family planning, contraceptives and other medications.
    • Excellent knowledge of available community services and resources.
    • Excellent communication, orally and written, and excellent team and interpersonal skills.
    • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
    • Ability to sensitively communicate well with patients regardless of education and cultural background
    • Ability to interact and communicate well with outside providers and agencies.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to follow up with all tasks efficiently, accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Maintain high level of confidentially.
    • Working knowledge of ZHC policies and procedures, and adoption of mission and values of ZHC.
    • Efficient organizational skills.

    Education, Training and Experience

    • Successful completion of an accredited nursing program, and a passing grade in the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses
    • Have current and valid RN license from the state of New Jersey.
    • Have current BLS certification.
    • Minimum of one experience in an ambulatory care/community health center setting.
    • Experience working with community services agencies.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, keyboarding, and experience in the use of electronic medical records.

    Benefits

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans; as well as little to no cost to be seen at our sites!
    • HSA and HRA Saving accounts
    • 340B Prescription plan for discounted medication
    • Life, AD&D, LTD, and STD benefits
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Traveler Assistance Program
    • 403B Retirement
    • PTO & Paid Holidays
    • Gym Reimbursement
    • Education Assistance
    • License Reimbursement
    • Loan Repayment through HRSA (https://bhw.hrsa.gov/funding/apply-loan-repayment/nurse-corps)  
    • Continuing education and more!!
    Thank you for taking the time to apply!

    Other details

    • Job Family Clinical
    • Pay Type Hourly
    Location on Google Maps
    • Dover, NJ, USA