Registered Nurse

Job Posted 5/23/2024
Axis Community Health
Livermore, CA
United States
Category Healthcare
Employee
Full-Time
Experience Required
Degree Required
Industry
Healthcare / Health Services
Pay
$42.00 to $52.00 Per Hour
Job Description

Company Description:

Axis Community Health, a nonprofit established in 1972, provides comprehensive healthcare services to over 15,000 individuals across all age groups in the Tri-Valley area. The mission of Axis Community Health is to provide quality, affordable, accessible and compassionate health care services that promote the well-being of all members of the community.

Our mission is rooted in delivering high-quality patient care, encompassing primary healthcare, mental health support, and dental services. We are committed to ensuring equitable access to essential healthcare services for every member of our community, irrespective of financial status, language proficiency, sexual orientation, cultural background, living situation, or insurance coverage.

 

Qualifications:

  • Current active California Registered Nurse license.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience preferably in a hospital or clinic setting.
  • Experience and knowledge of primary care medical services.
  • Ability to meet requirements of CPR, First Aid and other mandated programs.
  • Demonstrate clinical assessment skills at the level necessary to meet the job requirements.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to medical care.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work with an interdisciplinary care team.
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, and policies and procedures that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Capable of researching new methods and principles to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Proven decision making and analytical skills.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and efficiently carry out duties and assignments.
  • Ability to interact effectively and in a professional, supportive manner with persons of all backgrounds.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills, to include Word and the ability to use the Axis practice management systems and Electronic Health Records.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the RN Manager:

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel as needed.
  • Provide RN coverage for nursing services as per the Title 22 CC Section 75028.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among team by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by complying fully with HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Ensure that services are provided in a manner that is appropriate to patient needs and in full compliance with established medical protocols and legal and programmatic requirements.
  • Provide direct patient care, to include the administration of medications and immunizations, performing nursing procedures, and providing patient education.
  • Provide triage services, to include patient assessment and education, arranging for necessary appointments and referrals, and providing appropriate follow-up. Fill-in for triage nurse as needed.
  • Provide back-up assistance for the Clinic Manager as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Benefits:

  • Employer paid health, dental, and vision benefits to the employee.
  • Option to participate in a 403(B) retirement plan with employer matching contribution.
  • Partial educational reimbursement.
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Accrued paid time off with each pay period.
  • Employee discount programs.
  • Colleague Referral Bonus Program.

Connect with Axis:

Company Page: https://www.axishealth.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/axiscommunityhealth

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/axis-community-health

Annual Gratitude Report: https://issuu.com/axiscommunityhealth/docs/gratitudereport2024

 

Physical, Cognitive, and Environmental Working Conditions:

Work is normally performed in a typical clinic office work environment (and, in some cases, telecommuting sites). The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position if the accommodation request does not cause an undue hardship.

Physical: Occasionally required to carry/lift/push/pull/move up to 20lbs. Frequently required to perform moderately difficult manipulative tasks such as typing, writing, reaching over the shoulder, reaching over the head, reaching outward, sitting, walking on various surfaces, standing, and bending. Occasional travel to other Axis health centers and other occasional travel will be required.

Equipment: Frequently required to use repetitive motion of hands and feet to operate a computer keyboard, telephone, copier, and other office equipment for extended periods.

Sensory: Frequently required to read documents, written reports, and signage. Must be able to distinguish normal sounds with some background noise, as in answering the phone, interacting with staff etc. Must be able to speak clearly, understand normal communication, and be understood. Must be able to see clearly and have the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships to see objects where and as they actually are.

Cognitive: Must be able to analyze the information being received, count accurately, concentrate and focus on the given task, summarize the information being received, accurately interpret written data, synthesize information from multiple sources, write summaries as needed, interpret written or verbal instructions, and recognize social or professional behavioral cues.

Environmental Conditions: Frequent exposure to varied office (medical clinic/office) environments. Rare exposure to dust and loud noises.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Axis Community Health is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation, please contact HR@axishealth.org for assistance.

 

Disclaimer: This job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, Axis Community Health reserves the right to modify or change the requirements of the job based on business necessity.

 

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