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Registered Nurse (RN) - Urgent Care

Registered Nurse (RN) - Urgent Care

Department 
Urgent Care
Job Locations 
US-NY-New Rochelle
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Position Schedule 
13 hour shifts- M-F & Weekends: 9am-5pm

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Position Summary

WESTMED Medical Group has positions available for full time Registered Nurses 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 Center - Yonkers, New Rochelle and Greenwich CT.

 

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 Job Functions & 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 accurate reports, logs, phone notes and Electronic Medical Records
  • 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

Required Qualifications

  • 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

 

Company Overview

WESTMED Medical Group is considered the model for the future of healthcare. With over 350 physicians and over 900 staff, we are a high growth, financially thriving, multi-specialty group medical practice providing superior healthcare to patients and health information to the community. Our main office locations are located within Westchester County, New York and lower Fairfield County, Connecticut. Our offices provide full-service care, including primary and specialty care, radiology, lab services, and urgent 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. We are one of over 150 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide.

 

WESTMED strives to be a "provider of choice" and an "employer of choice".  WESTMED Medical Group is proudly named by Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine as one of the country’s top 30 “Best Workplaces in Health Care.” The distinction was earned for being an organization dedicated to the well-being of our patients, physicians and employees.  Here at WESTMED, 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.

 

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