WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Registered Nurse

Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/23/2020 5:04 PM)
Job ID
2020-1554
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical Staff
Target Salary
25.60 - 29.85

Overview

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse within our OB/GYN Clinic.  Responsible for providing professional nursing care to patients via telephonic assessment and triage.  Works collaboratively with physicians and other health care workers to provide ambulatory patient care and to facilitate medical education. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides care for all nurse visits and provides initial data gathering for all post hospital discharge visits.
  • Receives and manages verbal and telephone orders.
  • Initiates and/or oversees all intravenous medications/fluids.
  • Precepts students from schools of nursing as designated in established contracts.
  • Provides nursing leadership and knowledge in emergency care situations.
  • Assists other team members in resolving patient care problems, supplementing patient teaching regarding medication, healthcare issues and available resources.
  • Directs patient flow and room assignments.
  • Collects patient information pertinent to physician visit or procedure.
  • Assists physicians and team with treatment, tests, and orders.
  • Performs waived testing.
  • Administers ordered medication as approved.
  • Documents patient care and actions per clinic standard.
  • Refers abnormal lab work to physician for appropriate follow up.
  • Calls in prescription refills.
  • Facilitates the education of residents, medical students and other health care disciplines.
  • Discuss day to day issues with team leader for resolution.
  • Availability to work occasional overtime on weekends or evenings to complete time sensitive projects.
  • Acquires knowledge for new technology and policy/procedure revisions.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Two years’ experience in healthcare setting.
  • Two years’ experience in phone triage for telephonic position required, three years’ experience preferred.
  • Current Michigan license.
  • Knowledge and ability to use the electronic medical record (EMR).
  • BCLS certification.Working knowledge of basic word processing.
  • Knowledge and ability to use Outlook messaging, appointment scheduling and the calendar.
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in organization of work flow.

About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

 

As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Ascension Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.

 

Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.

 

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

 

EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

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