Clinic Nurse - Primary Care in Clinton, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: 19.97 - 26.02


The Clinic Nurse is part of the person centered integrated care team and provides office based specialized services to primary health care patients and assist in managing the patient’s full array of physical health care needs, in addition to behavioral health care needs through a “whole person” approach. Job responsibilities include:

Clinic Nurse Responsibility 100%
• Responsible for managing a caseload of high risk patients, including patients with poorly controlled chronic conditions
• Assist in developing treatment plan healthcare goals for individuals with
chronic disease(s)
• Consultation and education for community and office base staff about
identifiable health conditions
• Assist in contacting/collaborating medical providers regarding significant
health information
• Provide education to patients on medical diseases, treatment,
medications, and self management tools
• Monitor HIT tools and reports for treatment and medication alerts and
hospital admissions/discharges and for the purposes of pre-visit planning
• Will review monthly ProAct reports, focusing on targeted population/indicators. The Clinic Nurse will analyze the information and communicate/collaborate with providers, clinicians and clients.
• Cyberaccess – monitor and forward relevant information to providers
• Triage medical questions and requests for medication refills in accordance with agency policies and medical provider preferences.
• Serve as medical/nursing consultant to clinical services staff and persons served
• Contact patients who have been discharged from the Hospital/ED within 3 days to review discharge plans/instructions, medication reconciliation, and assess need for timely follow-up appointment with primary care provider
Other Responsibilities:
• Will seek culturally competent services and service providers to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency consumer and family member.
• Maintain patient charts and documentation per agency policies
• Regular attendance (except as excused).
• All other duties as assigned by supervisor.



Job Requirements

• R.N. and licensed under Chapter 335, RSMO preferred
• L.P.N. and licensed under Chapter 335, RSMO considered with
applicable experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities
• At least four (4) years experience as a registered professional nurse in providing medical nursing treatment to individuals treated in a primary health care setting
• Experience and efficiency with healthcare technology software preferred
• Commitment to Service Excellence
• Commitment to Personal Excellence
• Team Oriented and Values Diversity

The Clinic Nurse for Primary Care receives administrative supervision from the Sr. Director Primary Care Services and clinical supervision from the Medical Director.