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Staff Registered Nurse - Nephrology - Tulsa, Oklahoma - Nephrology

Company: OU Health
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Staff Registered Nurse - Nephrology - Tulsa, OklahomaRegistered Nurse (RN)
OU Health Physicians-Tulsa seeks an experienced RN to join our Nephrology team. This is a Monday-Friday clinic based position. Upon hire, the position will be located primarily at our Wayman Tisdale Specialty Health Center with required travel to a 2nd clinic location in mid-town Tulsa typically once per week serving our nephrology patient population. In addition to the duties below, the nephrology nurse functions as a coordinator of patient care collaborating with other care providers and health team members to provide required care as effectively as possible. The nephrology nurse acts as a patient teacher and advocate, assuring the patient has the opportunity for informed consent for treatment decisions, and promoting the maximal level of patient-desired independence.
Essential Duties:

Performs professional nursing duties such as assisting physicians, sample collection, information gathering, patient follow-up, data collection, medication administration, collaboration, patient education, emergency response.
Assists physician during the examination of the patient.
Prepares patient for the examination and ensures all information is available to the physician.
Collects samples from patients to include but not limited to blood, urine, etc. Prepares samples for analysis or shipment
Takes and records various readings to include but not limited to heart and respiratory rate, blood pressure, weight, and body temperature.
Follows up with patient appointments.
Answers routine questions from patients, family, or caregiver.--
Collects all laboratory reports, data, and records.
Works with providers to coordinate treatment plans and patient care.
Collaborates with other healthcare professionals to provide efficient quality patient care.
Provides educational information to patients, family, or caregiver. Responds to and intervenes in emergency situations to include but not limited to anaphylaxis, hypoglycemia, hypotension, hemorrhage, respiratory distress, etc.
Directs and evaluates the work of personnel to include but not limited to Clinic Clerks, Medical Assistants, and other Nurses. Acts as a lead employee when work performed requires little or no direct supervision.
Maintains procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances and disposal of hazardous waste and drugs.
Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.


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