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Registered Nurse

Company: Vein Clinics of America
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Registered Nurse works in collaboration with the Physicians to provide patients with care, education, and support. This role is also responsible for assessing patients' health problems and needs and educating patients on their illness and condition.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clinical Support
    • Assist the Physician with ELT or IGI treatment sessions
    • Remove trapped blood for all patients
    • Take "Before and After" photographs for all patients
    • Explain and secure patient signature of consent forms
    • Participate in Patient Consults
    • Maintain an adequate supply of solutions and filled syringes as required by the clinic
    • Maintain the Emergency Drug Box according to policy
    • Order and maintain proper inventory of medical supplies
    • Stock and clean rooms as required
    • With the Physician, respond to patient telephone calls regarding medical conditions and emergencies
    • With the Physician, contact all patients within twenty-four hours of their initial treatment to monitor their medical condition and satisfaction level
    • Practice Building
      • Assist the Physician in the RMD 3-2-1 program and attend LNLs as needed and time permits
      • In conjunction with administrative staff, develop and maintain relationships with other practices, physicians and nurses to set up RN presentations and encourage referrals
      • Maintain contact with existing MVD patients to ensure a long-term relationship, the completion of treatment and compliance with periodic re-evaluations
      • Assist the administrative staff in making follow up contact with all patients including non-convert consults
      • Solicit Friend and Family Referrals as appropriate from all patients
      • Participate in all clinic practice building activities
      • Administrative Support
        • Monitor and enforce all OSHA policies and guidelines as directed by the Home Office
        • As needed, assist the administrative staff with such functions such as data entry, appointment scheduling, chart reviews, patient check-in and checkout and filing
        • Practice Management and Treatment
          • At the direction of the Physician, schedule and treat MVD/SVD patients independently of the Physician's schedule
          • Maintain schedule to maximize the number of treatment slots required to meet patient demand and to fulfill other duties
          • Maintain the highest skill level for the safest and most effective delivery of treatment according to accepted VCA clinical guidelines
          • Provide the highest level of customer service to promote patient satisfactionPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time without notice.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
            • Local travel may be required between clinics occasionally.EDUCATIONAL/ LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
              • Graduation from an approved RN program required, Bachelors degree preferred
              • A state RN license required based on the clinic location assigned
              • Ongoing maintenance of nursing license and current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification is requiredEXPERIENCE
                • Hospital staff nurse work experience required***Employees may be eligible for benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision as well as paid time off, 401k, and company paid holidays. Eligibility is determined by employment status and hours worked per pay period.

Keywords: Vein Clinics of America, Skokie , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Skokie, Illinois

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