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Position Title: Registered Nurse Health Service

Position Reports To: Program Supervisor and Medical Director

Duties and Tasks:

• Prepares patients for visits with providers by performing and recording vital signs including blood pressure, temperatures, pulse, weight, and other procedures as needed.

• Collect record and maintain patient information such as medical history, reports and examination results.

• Reviews patients’ medical records for completeness and updates prior to patients’ visit.

• Assists in routine medical examinations by preparing the patient, the equipment, and supplies and assisting the provider as needed.

• Assist in preparing routine diagnostic request forms.

• Occasional lifting of patients with assistance, reaching, handling, and fingering of instruments and caring of patient needs.

• Books patients for tests and appointments with outside facilities and/or specialist.

• Provides guidance to non-clinical staff regarding clinical issues (i.e. phone triage).

• Prescribe or administer treatment, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness to patients including children and infants.

• Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.

• Understand and follow VIP’s “Mission Statement”, Organizational Policies and Structure.

• Performs other job related duties as required or assigned.

• Supervision and support to the medical assistants.

• Responsible for meaningful use and PCMH requirements and staff training.

• Infectious Control training

• Lead support to the medical director in the continue quality assurance (CQI) monthly meetings.

• Produce CQI monthly report a quality measures to present to the board.

• Support the quality assurance director with review of patient charts and reports.

• Assist with the annual UDS report and assure all quality measures are being ?followed.

• Maintain logs; Refrigerate temperature logs, VFC orders and logs, consent forms.