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Nurse - Health Center

  • Job Tracking ID: 512937-704643
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 26, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Located at 400 Stanley St in Fall River, the Family HealthCare Center at SSTAR has expanded to a family medicine model, serving all people from infancy through adulthood. Most of our patients have encountered obstacles to care or personal situations that have required supportive services. We provide primary healthcare, preventative medicine, education and supportive services for all individuals

The Nurses at the Health Center will/may perform:

  1. Administer required immunizations and other therapeutic injections.
  2. Delegate and oversee appropriate tasks to support staff.

  3. Assists medical providers during patient examinations.

  4. Maintains patient flow, including patient assessment, history, weight, vital signs, chief complaints, allergies, and review of medications and patient preparation as indicated.

  5. Assists in completion of necessary medical forms for Health Center patients. (Discharge summary, 485, past immunization records for adults)

  6. Provides telephone assessment.

  7. Liaison between physicians and patients.

  8. Responsible for patient’s prior approvals, specifically for medications and medical equipment.

  9. Ability to provide minimal nursing visit to patients of the Health Center under the direction of a Medical Provider, and bill through NextGen

  10. Review, and refill prescriptions that are ordered and appropriate. Advised patients when follow up appointments and labs are required

Experience and Skills:

  1. Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse license
  2. Current CPR certification
  3. Bilingual preferred
  4. Two years’ experience in a hospital or community health center setting
  5. At least two years continuous sobriety is required in recovery from drugs and alcohol.

 

Job Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Company paid Life and Short Term Disability Insurance, Generous Time Off Accrual System, 403B Retirement Plan, Pet Insurance and AFLAC.