Westmed Medical Group has multiple positions available for a full time Registered Nurse in the Urgent Care department of our medical practice. The Registered Nurse provides general medical care and treatment to patients in Westmed in the Urgent Care department. This is done in collaboration with a licensed physician and in accordance with an approved written practice agreement and protocols. RNs would be required to rotate in our Westchester urgent care locations: Rye, White Plains, Ridge Hill- Yonkers, Boyce Thompson Yonkers, New Rochelle and Connecticut location: Greenwich.
All nursing staff in our Urgent Care Center are assigned a home base location but are subject to be scheduled to rotate between all locations. Normal Urgent Care patient care hours are 8am to 9pm Monday through Friday and 9am to 5pm Saturdays and Sundays. The Urgent Care Center at Westmed is open 365 days a year. The standard weekday (Monday-Friday) work shifts begin at 7:45am and patients may sign in until 9pm to be seen. The standard weekend (Saturdays and Sundays) work shifts begin at 8:45am, patients may sign in until 5pm to be seen. Schedules are posted between 2 and 4 weeks of the beginning of the schedule. Each staff member is assigned to a team upon hiring which pre-determines the staff member s weekend and holiday assignments but weekday assignment days may vary according to the needs of the department.
Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:
Assessment and triage of patients of all ages
Record and review patients clinical information and vital signs
Be skillful in phlebotomy and IV insertion
Performs Intravenous therapy as ordered
Maintain smooth patient flow and departmental workflow
Process MD orders and assist MDs in evaluation of tests performed to assess patients condition
Administer medication, document and monitor patients
Collect specimens and perform diagnostic point of care testing (throat swab, blood glucose fingerstick, etc)
Prepare patients for, and assist with, examinations and treatments
Practice and promote excellent customer service by maintaining professional communication with patients, family members and colleagues, and providing safe and quality care
Maintain accurate reports, logs, phone notes and Electronic Medical Records
Provides clinical direction to the support staff (LPNs, Medical Assistants)
Responds to emergencies as needed
Checks code cart weekly, if applicable
Stocks supplies as needed
Minimum education: Associate Degree; Bachelor s Degree is preferred
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in both New York and Connecticut
Current BCLS, ACLS
Work experience as a RN in ER or Urgent Care required
Experience in general office based care with minor procedural skills
Strong computer skills, EMR preferred
Demonstrates critical thinking skills, ability to work with minimal supervision
Exhibit characteristics of positive behavior and strong customer service skills
IV certification preferred
Completes competency skill checklist within first 3 months
Westmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees. Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care. The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level. Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.
Here at Westmed Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being Smart\" & Nice\". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.
We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more. Westmed Medical Group has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.
We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.