• Registered Nurse - Capital City Family Medicine

    Category
    Nursing - RN and Leadership
    Department
    3301-CAPITAL CITY FAMILY MEDICINE
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Schedule
    VARIABLE
    Location Name
    Boise
    Requisition ID
    2018-15979
  • Overview

    St. Luke’s Health System is looking for a Full Time (1.0 FTE) Registered Nurse to join our growing Capital City Family Medicine team!

     

    ABOUT BOISE:

    Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors.  Boise is located on the Boise river in southwestern Idaho.  A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports.  Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise.  The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.

     

    Summary of Position

    Registered professional nurse who provides practice management support to a clinical team, recognizing the patient as the central focus. Provides telephone advice to patients with minor acute problems. Serves as a patient educator in areas related to self-care. Supports the on-going management of patients with stable chronic diseases. Monitors acutely ill patients during the patient visit. Performs a variety of procedures that are within the scope of the professional nursing practice.

     

     

    Required Criteria 

    • Degree of Nursing - Bachelors' highly preferred
    • Current RN licensure from the State of Practice

    Preferred Criteria 

    • BSN
    • Clinical Advise and Triage
    • RN Level Care Management Support
    • Population Management 
    • Health Education

    Essential Functions

    • Oversees the intake of patient telephone calls. Following established telephone and departmental guidelines, provides advice regarding treatment of certain minor acute problems. Refers questions to the PCP/APC as needed. Provides on-going assistance to support staff, LPNs, MAs and supervisors in areas such as proper and thorough message taking and emergency telephone protocols.
    • Participates in patient follow-up activities such as reporting diagnostic test results, arranging for prescription refills, and expediting referrals. Prepares information for prescription renewals at the request of the PCP/APC 
    • Participates in the on-going management of patients with stable chronic diseases, as designated by and in consultation with the PCP/APC. Communicates with patients over the telephone regarding issues concerning management of their chronic disease, coordination of treatment plan changes, as well as coordination of services. Maintains chronic disease rosters for the practice.
    • Under the direction of the clinician, provides patient education in areas related to self-care, such as taking medications appropriately, use of nebulizers and inhalers, diabetic education, wound care, and self injection.
    • Performs procedures as determined by the clinical needs of the department, including but not limited to: starting and stopping IV’s, mixing and administering IV medications, IM and SC injections, nebulizer and inhaler treatments, EKG’s, administering and reading PPD’s, suture removals, ear lavage, wound care/dressing changes, and other procedures that are within the scope of professional nursing practice.
    • During their visit, manages the intake and monitoring of patients with acute medical conditions. Monitors patients in the absence of the PCP/APC. Provides necessary nursing intervention when appropriate.
    • Performs administrative activities as it relates to caring for nursing home patients and patients receiving home care services. Serves as a liaison between home care nurse/case manager/nursing home staff and clinician. Utilizes resources in a cost-effective manner.
    • Serves as resource to support staff or LPNs responsible for administrative aspects of practice, e.g. school forms.
    • Participates in patient care quality improvement projects as requested.
    • Maintains BLS certification.
    • May review published clinical reminder lists and act according to established protocols, e.g. Flu vaccine reminders, overdue mammograms, pap smears, and immunizations.
    • Performs all job functions in compliance with applicable federal, state, local and company policies and procedures.

    Join a team where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education. Picture yourself here!

     

    If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.

     

    A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

     

    With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.

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    #One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016" 

     

    *St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

     

     

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