Primary Care Liaison RN
Company: Woodland Clinic Medical Group
Posted on: September 15, 2022
Dignity Health Medical Foundation established in 1993 is a
California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers
throughout California. - Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an
affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in
the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California,
Arizona, and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works
hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to
provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities
we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow
and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing
support and investment in the latest technologies finest physicians
and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create
purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care while
advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work
assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is
well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to
maintaining excellence in care and service. - Responsibilities
Within Dignity Health Medical Foundation, Primary Care Centers
utilize the RN team-based model of care. As such, the Primary Care
RN is an integral part of the Dignity Health care team and performs
patient care services that support the team-based care model. The
Primary Care RN in this setting is expected to know his/her scope
as defined by the California Business and Professional code and
function at the top of his/her licensure. The Primary Care RN works
in collaboration with physicians, staff, clinic management and
other healthcare professionals. This position works within the
context of a primary care medical home, from a team approach and in
continuous partnership with physicians and patients to promote
timely access to needed care and the enhancement of patient and
family well-being. The Primary Care RN will use protocol-driven
standing orders to perform comprehensive support to physicians
consistent with their scope of practice performing at the top of
their licensure. This may include evaluating lab data, providing
instruction and education to patients, phone triage, and medication
modifications. The Primary Care RN will support the PCMH concepts
by providing coordination of care which may include facilitating
diagnostic and laboratory testing, ensuring timely scheduling of
follow-up appointments with providers, and providing disease
management education. He/she will be instrumental in the continuing
development and process improvement of clinical point of care. The
Primary Care RN will provide leadership and guidance to LVN's, MA's
to ensure they are practicing at the top of their
licensure/capacity within scope of practice. The Primary Care RN
coordinates appropriate resources to facilitate and ensure the
patient's progress through the continuum of care. This position
provides patient education, disease management and population
health services, and support to the physicians as they manage their
patients with chronic diseases. This position is responsible for
coordinating a wide range of patient self-management support and
disease registry activities. To improve the effectiveness of health
care for our population, the Primary Care RN will work with the
extended care team to ensure the patient experiences a smooth
transition across the continuum of care. Collaborates with the
Ambulatory Care management program (Dignity Health Medical
Foundation Managed Care Department) to refer patients who require
intensive care management service and ensures smooth transitions
between the clinic care team and the complex care team.
- Three (3) years experience as an RN.
- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required.
- Clear and current CA RN license.
- Current BLS certification from American Heart Association.
- Special Skills:
Demonstrated ability to independently assess, evaluate and
interpret clinical information and care planning. Ability to
perform job functions independently and with minimal supervision.
Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills. Ability to
demonstrate leadership skills to delegate and provide
direction/guidance to multidisciplinary team. Effective oral,
written and listening communication skills necessary for constant
interaction with patients, families, physicians and other members
of the health team. - Able to stay organized and flexible in a work
environment with multiple assignments and changing priorities Word
processing, keyboarding and non-scripted documentation skills -
Able to operate PC-based software program Excellent interpersonal,
organizational, and customer service skills are essential. Medical
terminology, and clinical reference tools
- Understanding of the concept of patient centered care and
knowledge of team based care and evidence based clinical practice
guidelines. Proven ability to educate patients on self-management
techniques and chronic disease/population health management.
- Recent experience as an RN in an ambulatory community or primary
care setting strongly preferred.
- Experience in care coordination and chronic disease management
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing or other advanced clinical degree
- Certfied Case Manager preferred.
- Knowledge of community resources preferred.
- Training in motivational interviewing prefeered.
- Understanding of rapid cycle process improvement activities.
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