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RN - Mobile Health Services

Company: CARLE
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

The Mobile Health Services nurse will utilize a systematic approach to nursing by incorporating assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the practice of nursing. Provides healthcare to individuals, families and communities within the RN scope of practice as defined by the Illinois Board of Nursing.  This unique nursing opportunity will facilitate care delivery from the mobile health units when deployed out in the community. The mobile health services nurse will work in an environment that requires flexibility, understanding of the dynamics of the community as well as an awareness of cultural dynamics and the delivery of education within these fluid circumstances.  This position will work with Leadership to grow and expand Mobile Services and help with oversight of daily operations. In addition, the mobile health nurse will have a knowledge of chronic disease management and be prepared to provide linkages to community and social service organizations for patients meeting the criteria these services.ESSENTIAL STANDARD JOB FUNCTION

  • Assist with coordination of care for patients of all ages
  • Perform telephone triage of both acute and chronic needs for patients of all ages
  • Develop linkages with chronic disease specialty services at Carle for referral to the mobile health clinic patient
  • Work closely with entire mobile health clinic team to ensure continuity of care and appropriate follow up for mobile health clinic patients
  • Administer immunizations and medications to patients of all ages
  • Assist with oversight of ICARE - VFC/CHIP
  • Assist with Quality oversight of patient care delivery
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTION
  • Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and families in areas of practice 
  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
  • Ensures adherence to established standards of care and scope of practice.
  • Provides health and wellness education to individuals and groups.
  • Acts as preceptor and supports the development of other staff and healthcare students.
  • Provides leadership for initiatives designed to improve the quality of care or clinical outcomes.
  • Assists with the coordination and development of mobile health clinic protocols and policies.
  • Work closely with entire mobile health clinic team to ensure continuity of care and appropriate follow up for mobile health clinic patients
  • Assist with data collection and interpretation to ensure quality care delivery

Keywords: CARLE, Normal , RN - Mobile Health Services, Other , Normal, Illinois

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