Position Information

Clinical Nurse

United Medical Center
Washington, DC

Reports To: Director of ER

           
JOB SUMMARY

  • ER nurses deliver care in an emergency department where patients arrive with a full spectrum of disease and/or injury. 

  • Ability to interview, assess triage and establish priority of care is essential.

  • ER Nurses are responsible for the coordinating of and performing direct nursing care for patients, utilizing concepts of the nursing process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans, develops, assesses, and evaluates care provided to members.

  • In conjunction with physicians, evaluates and develops discharge plans, recommends alternative levels of care, and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local requirements.

  • Critical thinking to intervene with appropriate intervention for urgent/emergent care.

  • Head-to-toe assessments - knowledge of normal vs. abnormal findings and reporting of abnormal findings to Charge Nurse.

  • Critical thinking to intervene with appropriate intervention for urgent/emergent care. Care of the acute and chronically ill patients

  • Encourages members to follow plans of care (e.g., drug therapy, physical therapy).

  • Makes referrals to appropriate community services.

  • Identifies and recommends opportunities for cost savings and improving the quality of care across the continuum.

  • Interprets regulations, health plan benefits, policies, and procedures for members, physicians,
    medical office staff, contract providers, and outside agencies.

  • Coordinates transmission of clinical and benefit treatment to patients, families and outside agencies.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

Position: Clinical Nurse
Organization: United Medical Center
Location: Washington,  DC 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 4/30/2021
Date Posted: 4/30/2021
Requirements
Status: This listing expires on: 5/30/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
United Medical Center
Address:


Washington,  DC 
United States
Email:
THenderson@United-MedicalCenter.com, Recruiting@United-MedicalCenter.com and LBakare@United-MedicalCenter.com
Phone:
Fax:
Contact:
Lateef Bakare