• Registered Nurse - Orthopedics

    Job Locations US-CA-Travis AFB
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/15/2018 8:59 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2428
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) for full-time position supporting the Orthopedic Clinic at David Grant Medical Center at Travis AFB, CA.  Please apply online to learn more about this great opportunity!
      
     
    About ERP International, LLC
     
    ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide.
     
    ERP's commitment and dedication to its customers was most recently reflected in an independent Dun and Bradstreet customer satisfaction rating in which ERP earned a customer satisfaction rating of 95 percent. Our exceptional customer rating ranks the company among the top five percent of all companies receiving the Dunn and Bradstreet rating. Washington Technology and Inc. Magazine have both ranked ERP among the fastest growing firms in the nation for 2014.
     
     
    ERP offers exceptional benefits, including competitive compensation, Medical/Dental/Vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, a matching 401(k), training and education opportunities, and semi-monthly direct deposit.

    Responsibilities

    Schedule:
    Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm
    No Weekends or Holidays
     
     
    Job Specific Details and Tasks:

     

    • Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and make appropriate clinical decisions.
    • Coordinates musculoskeletal patients through a continuum of care and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.
    • Ensures compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.
    • Ensures completion of pre-operative patient preparation to include but not limited to: ensuring pre-operative required documentation is loaded into EMR, validate/witness surgical consents, enter requisite pre-operative orders into EMR.
    • Serve as the primary patient point of contact for clinical questions; possess excellent oral communication skills for patient/family education and telephone triage. Telephone and in-person assessment/evaluation includes the determination of optimal time and location for patient management (ER, clinic, homecare) and follow-up care as required. Prescribes and communicates treatment plans and patient teaching in accordance with established protocols. Collects and assesses significant patient history information and performs all necessary patient teaching. 
    • Complete paperwork associated with patient injuries, disabilities, and postoperative recovery to include but not limited to Family Medical Leave Act, disability, and work restriction correspondence. 
    • Provide pre-operative patient and family education in one-on-one and class environments. 
    • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues. 
    • Serve as a liaison for the department with floor and PACU nursing to educate, train assigned nurses on the care and discharge planning of musculoskeletal surgical patients. 
    • Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity, including telephone contacts, in accordance with requirements. 
    • Makes referral appointments and arranges specialty care as appropriate. 
    • Skill in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as ultrasound machines, EKG units, and other clinic specific equipment. 
    • Performs/assists with procedures such as ultrasound injections, minor clinic procedures, casting and splinting, wound care, and dressing changes in accordance with established protocols. 
    • Participates in the orientation and training of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate. 
    • May be required to work various shifts or augment clinical nursing support during the absence of other team nurses due to illness, leave or deployment; specifically may cover case management issues during temporary absence of assigned case manager. 
    • Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.
    • Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations. 
    • Preferred working knowledge of the military health care system including TRICARE health benefits.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education:  Minimum ASN.
    License/Certification: Must hold an active, unrestricted RN license from any state; BLS.
    Experience:  Minimum 3 years’ nursing experience, preferably in a surgical clinic and/or inpatient surgical ward.
    Security:  Must be a US Citizen and able to pass a government background check.
     
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