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Staff Nurse​/RN Lake

Job in Waukegan - Lake County - IL Illinois - USA
Company: Medix
Contract position
Listed on 2021-04-16
Job specializations:
  • Nursing
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Nursing
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Staff Nurse (RN) - Lake County
JOB DESCRIPTION

At Medix, we are dedicated to creating opportunities for talent through our Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology divisions. Our dedicated recruiters offer a personalized service to make sure we truly understand your employment needs.

Partner with Medix, and you will experience the multiple benefits our company has to offer. We will hold a personal consultation with you to understand your skills and aspirations! Our placement services provide flexibility to accommodate your schedule and needs, offering contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire positions.

Overview:

Medix is currently seeking a Staff Nurse (RN).

Job Responsibilities

Under the supervision of Clinic Coordinator, is responsible for the provision of nursing services to ambulatory primary care patients. Oversees patient care team to facilitate clinic flow. Work involves direct patient contact and is performed in accordance with prescribed methods, techniques, and procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Assesses learning needs and provider health education at an appropriate level.
  • Assists the provider with diagnostic testing and or invasive procedures including obtaining lab specimens.
  • Coordinates case management referrals/activities for patients.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills in collaboration with others.
  • Maintains clinical charts including accurate and complete documentation of all patient care.
  • Participates in the orientation and training of new staff.
  • Performs point of care testing and other tests as ordered.
  • Performs tasks including filing, chart documentation and telephone follow up as assigned.
  • Prepares the patient for exam by provider.
  • Provides treatments, administers medications, and injections as prescribed.
  • Provides professional nursing care according to providers’ orders in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established standards and administrative policies.
  • Provides health education to individuals and families utilizing Learning Needs Assessment.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration, height, weights, BMI and head circumference as specified by program.
  • Assist in completion of data for PECS.
  • Performs duties in a prioritized, organized, and orderly manner to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity.
  • Qualifications / Skills:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, an Associate’s Degree in Nursing, or graduation from a Diploma school of Nursing.
  • One year of direct patient care experience in the assigned programmatic area is preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly desired
  • Illinois license as a Registered Nurse

  • Benefits:

    In order to be eligible for health benefits, you must be employed for 30 days and must average 30 hours per week over your first four weeks on assignment. If you become eligible and take action to enroll, you will be covered no earlier than 60 days into your assignment, depending on plan selection(s).

    As a contract employee with Medix, you can choose to enroll in our Benefits Program during your eligibility period and enjoy:

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (After 6+ months of service, during a 401k enrollment period)

  • Medical, dental and vision plans with The American Worker, as well as three Major Medical Plan options!

  • Prescription Programs

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Term Life Insurance Plan

  • Compensation: Dependent upon experience

     
     
     
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