Wellforce RN or LPN - Urology Physician Practice in Melrose, Massachusetts
The Nurse in our Urology clinic provides professional nursing care for outpatients receiving treatments and examinations, following established standards and practices incorporating patient and family teaching.
The nurse is responsible for appropriately triaging patients presenting to the practice. Effectively triages telephone calls, relaying medical advice in a timely and efficient manner under the direction and approval of the physician. Accurately documents all telephone conversations in the patients chart and ensure all medical advice is cosigned by a physician.The nurse is responsible for coordination care of patients seen by providers; including assessments, preparing patients for examinations, patient calls, scheduling follow up appointments, medication reconciliations and prescription refills. Follows up and works with post-op patients and high risk patients. Catheter removal and changes, may assist with procedures as necessary. Follows patients with testing orders to ensure compliance and track testing reports. Acts as a patient advocate to patients and guiding them through the course of their care.
The nurse is also responsible for maintaining AED/O2/emergency kit as well as stocking and supply ordering.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Registration and current Nurse licensure in the state of MA in good standing required. CPR certification required.
Strong clinical experience in a comparable setting; health-care, medical office experience strongly preferred. Urology experience a plus.
Good interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work with detailed, confidential material, computer experience required.
About Tufts Medical Center Community Care: Formerly known as Hallmark Health Medical Associates Tufts Medical Center Community Care is comprised of more than 90 primary care doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and specialists. We provide patient care in internal medicine, family medicine, obstetrics/gynecology and multiple specialties, including gastroenterology, rheumatology, surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, hematology and oncology, endocrinology, and infectious diseases. Tufts Medical Center Community Care is affiliated with MelroseWakefield Healthcare, including MelroseWakefield Hospital and Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford.
MelroseWakefield Healthcare/Tufts Medical Center Community Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.