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Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg

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  • Salisbury, MD
  • 3x12 hrs
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg
Frederick Memorial Hospital
Frederick, MD

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Practice RN - Frederick Health Medical Group - Liberty Primary Care - Part Time

Job Summary Performs clinical support duties for the providers in a medical practice setting while working at the top of licensure to facilitate patient care. The role of the RN is to effectively and efficiently act as a clinical liaison and resource for Medical Assistants and other clinical staff. The RN will engage patients to assist in coordination of care for continuous high quality outcomes. Functions as point person to triage patient issues and concerns. The RN promotes and models effective communication to all staff, providers and patients. This position supports the Frederick Health mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy and adheres to the Frederick Health Compliance Program, including following all regulatory requirements and the Frederick Health Standards of Behavior. Essential Job Functions: * Fosters positive relationships between clinical staff and providers, therefore supporting a constructive and professional work environment. * Provides input to practice manager and medical director with workflow development specific to practice needs * Participate in Performance Improvement activities * Act as Preceptor; Assist in training and onboarding of staff if needed * Able to triage patients over the phone or in person to determine appointment need. Will assist patients who walk in and need immediate assessment. The RN will engage a provider for any emergency management of a patient's condition. * Works collaboratively with the access center to receive urgent patient phone calls. Responsible for monitoring and answering urgent phone line. * Provide one on one education for patients related to disease management * Is a clinical resource for other staff. is a clinical resource for other clinical staff. * Maintains accurate EHR; Includes documentation from outside sources for up to day medical records. * Collaborate with team members to address patient medical concerns, assure quality outcomes, and achieve optimal health maintenance * Assists support staff with clinical concerns. * Assign tasks to support staff as needed. Ensures staff at appropriate level of licensure complete tasks. * Works collaboratively with Practice Leadership to guide support team. * Communicate directly with patients regarding test results and plan of care within scope of RN license and expectations of designated Physician Practice protocols. * Attendance at staff meetings/in-services. * Clinical coverage as necessary; Flexibility in working at other locations as necessary. * Other duties as assigned Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Must have current CPR certification. * Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of established standards for patient care. * Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills towards diverse patient population. * Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication. * Demonstrates leadership skills, decision-making skills, and ability to problem solve. * Demonstrates knowledge of infection control standards and EOC standards. * Strong organization skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task. * Ability to triage patients in person or over the phone and determine an urgent vs. non-urgent and/or emergency need. * Must abide by HIPAA law and maintain a high level of confidentiality. * Excellent computer skills, knowledge of Electronic Medical Records. * Knowledge in operations of basic medical and emergency equipment. * Pleasant, caring and professional personality. * Availability and flexibility to work at other locations Minimum Education, Training, and Experience Required * 2- 3 years of experience in medical practice or clinic setting. * Current unrestricted licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland. * BSN preferred. Patient Contact If applicable, must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skills in providing appropriate care/contact for patients in the following age groups: * * * X__ Neonate (0 thru 30 days) * X__ Infant (31 thru 12 months) * X__ Child (13 months thru 12 years) * X_ Adolescent (13 years thru 17 years) * X__ Adult (18 years thru 65 years) * X__ Geriatric (66+ years) If applicable, must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status. Possess the ability to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/department's policies and procedures. Physical Demands: Sedentary - Light Work - Lifting up to 15 pounds on an infrequent basis (less than one lift every three minutes). While work is mostly done sitting, a certain amount of walking or standing is often necessary. Light Work - Lifting up to 20 pounds on an infrequent basis (less than one lift every three minutes and/or carrying up to 10 pounds, or requiring walking or standing to a significant degree (about six [6] hours a day). Medium Work - Lifting up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis (less than one lift every three minutes) and/or carrying up to 25 pounds while walking. Pushing or pulling up to 75 pounds infrequently or up to 115 pounds occasionally (no more than once per hour). Medium-Heavy Work - Lifting up to 75 pounds on an infrequent basis (less than one lift every three minutes) and/or carrying up to 35 pounds while walking. Pushing or pulling up to 115 pounds infrequently or greater than 115 pounds occasionally (no more than once per hour). Ergonomic Risk Factors: Repetition: Repeating the same motion over and over again places stress on the muscles and tendons. The severity of risk depends on how often the action is repeated, the speed of the movement, the required force and muscles involved. Forceful Exertion: The amount of physical effort required to perform a task (such as moving patients) or to maintain control of equipment or tools. The amount of force depends on the type of grip, the weight of an object or person, body posture, the type of activity and the duration of the task. Awkward Posture: Posture is the position your body is in and its effect on the muscle groups that are involved in the physical activity. Awkward postures include repeated or prolonged reaching, twisting, bending, kneeling, squatting, working overhead with your hands or arms, or holding fixed positions. Contact Stress: Pressing the body hard on sharp edges can result in placing too much pressure on nerves, tendons, and blood vessels. For example, using the palm of your hand to hit or stick objects can increase risk of musculoskeletal disorders. Working Conditions: Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Risk: Category A - WILL have exposure to blood or body fluids. Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Practice Manager with clinical oversight by the Manager of Clinical Services and receives direction from the Medical Director, M.D.s, N.P.s, and P.A.s. Disclaimer: The content of this document reflects the general duties, responsibilities, minimum skills, abilities and competencies necessary to perform the essential functions of the job and should not be considered as an exhaustive detailed description of all the work requirements of the position.


Average Maryland Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a Med Surg is 13% lower than the US average of $45.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.