Requisition Number: CLINI001847Apply Online
Posted on June 22, 2022
Personal Growth. Expansion. Teamwork. Innovation. Be a part of a truly patient-first environment and an organization that cares about their employees.
The RN works closely in multiple clinic locations with physicians and mid-level providers to provide exceptional outpatient spine care. Duties include but are not limited to: phone triage, patient information and education, coordination of patient care and chart documentation. Using physician consultation, explains medical terms and procedures and provides information regarding prescribed medications and therapies to patients. Identifies patient, family, physician, organization and community resources and makes appropriate referrals. Prepares patient education materials and reviews with patient. Makes patient assessments and participates in collaborative decision-making with the care team.
This part-time, .5 (20 hours per week) opportunity will work closely with a non-operative spine provider. (Mondays and Thursdays - subject to change) The position works directly alongside the physician and her nurse practitioner treating patients with cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine pathology assisting in a clinical setting. Primarily working at the Eagan and Woodbury locations. Flexibility to float/travel as needed.
- Assist physicians in clinic, including but not limited to:
- Taking patient histories
- Presenting patient histories to physician
- Queuing patient films and test results for physician
- Clinical documentation
- Assist physicians in coordinating patient information regarding radiology reviews, orders for therapies, education of patients for procedures and medications
- Conduct phone assessment of patient needs as indicated
- Authorize medication refills per medication refill policy
- Make appropriate referrals for patient utilizing organization and community resources
- Keep timely, appropriate and accurate chart documentation in the patient electronic medical record
- Adhere to infection control and safety guidelines
- Maintain confidentiality in matters pertaining to clinic, patients and employees
- Assist physicians and the care teams in performance of their duties as indicated
- Must be able to travel to outreach clinic sites with physician and be flexible with schedule
- Perform other duties as assigned by administration, mid-level practitioners, and physicians
Summit Health ASO, provides administrative and clinical support to our full spectrum of orthopedic care services in our sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our OrthoQUICK clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert teams are part of the 800+ employees who partner to provide quality services and care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle.
Summit Orthopedics is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of federal, state and local governing boards and/or agencies.
- Required: Basic Life Support
- Preferred: Masters in Nursing
- Preferred: Bachelors in Nursing
- Required: Associates in Nursing
- Preferred: Previous clinic experience in orthopedics/pain management preferred.
Licenses & Certifications
- Required: Registered Nurse