Registered Nurse (RN) – Internal Medicine – Fairfield, CA

November 10, 2022
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Job Description

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Matrix Providers – Caring for America’s military family.
Not just leading the way, but leading the industry. Your success is our business.
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Matrix Providers is hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) for Internal Medicine to join our team of talented professionals who provide healthcare services to our Military Service Members and their families in Fairfield, CA.
• Employment Status: Full time
• Schedule: Monday thru Friday 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
• Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage. Click here to learn about our benefits packages.
o Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO)
o Paid Holidays
o 401(k) Plan

Requirements: The Internal Medicine Registered Nurse (RN) must have and meet the following:
• Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing

• Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

• Experience: Have at least 36 months of nursing experience within the last 60 months with one year of in-patient acute care hospital experience. Ability to type 40 wpm with no more than 5 errors. Computer literacy with proficiency in documenting and retrieving medical patient information across multiple database platforms. Proficient with Microsoft Office programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

• Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse.

• Certifications: Have and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).
Job Summary:
• Knowledge of professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty and experience in assessing adult and geriatric patients, as appropriate. Utilizes the nursing process as a basis for professional practice.

• Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions, diagnostic studies, and treatments, as appropriate.

• Knowledge of preventive health schedules, disease management, population health principles, and education methods.

• Knowledge of preventive health schedules, disease management, population health principles, and education methods.

• Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use including knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of patients’ condition including disease progress, acknowledgment of teaching, and follow-up care.

• Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and make appropriate clinical decisions.

• Coordinates patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality, and cost effectiveness.• Ensures compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries

• Assesses patients, including the ability to assess/evaluate telephonically.

• Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.

• Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family, and for the organization.

• Excellent oral communication skills for patient/family education. Prescribes and communicates treatment plans in accordance with established cardiac clinic protocols. Telephone and in-person assessment/evaluation include the determination of optimal time and location for patient management (ER, clinic, homecare) and follow-up care as required. Collects and assesses significant patient history information and performs all necessary patient teaching.

• Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity, including telephone contacts.

• Arranges procedures and perform telephone follow-up, as appropriate.

• Skilled in setting up, operating, and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as IV infusion pumps, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other clinic-specific equipment.

• Ensure medication/supplies are replenished.

• Performs/assists with procedures such as bladder catheterizations, pulse oximetry, oxygen administration, nebulizer treatments, EKGs, phlebotomy, and other clinic-specific procedures, in accordance with established protocols. Provides clinical oversight of all paraprofessionals involved in the provision of therapeutic treatments.

• Ensures proper documentation and coding of procedures and treatments.

• Completes orientation and competency verification programs in accordance with (IAW) unit guidelines.

• Serves and participates in committees, functions, and other meetings as directed. Provides relevant and timely information to these groups, and assists with decision-making and process improvement. Participates in customer service initiatives, quality projects, and medical readiness activities, designed to enhance health services.

• Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals. Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality, and cost-effectiveness.
• Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the MTF.

• Perform physical exams and health histories.

• Provide health promotions, counseling, and education.
Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.
• Direct and supervise care provided by other healthcare professionals.

• Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.

• Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.

• Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.

• Make referral appointments and arrange specialty care as appropriate.

• Perform nursing services identified in the TO.

• Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes.