Job Description

 

Summary

The Clinic Nurse is a Registered Nurse that has mastered more advanced technical and organizational nursing skills. He or she is skilled in evaluating patient responses and uses past experiences in providing care in the outpatient clinical setting. Patients and families are viewed holistically, there is a focus on outcomes, and care is delivered using a systematic approach. The Proficient level RN is able to make decisions guided by experience, as well as policies, procedures, guidelines and standards. He or she consults with other members of the healthcare team when necessary. At the Proficient level, the RN can comfortably care for patients in his or her clinical area. This position will work in a multi-provider urology clinic.

 

Responsibilities

Prepares the patient for the physician to do minor in the clinic procedures. Assist the physician in performing cystoscopys, biopsies dilatation’s, and minor urologic procedures. Responsible for performing catheterization using sterile technique, gives catheter care and bladder irrigation. Performs flow studies and bladder scans for residual urine testing. Other responsibilities include ultra sound set up for prostate biopsies, performance of voiding trails and records results. Performs independent patient health education for patients requiring self catheterization for in the home. Oversees the cleaning, sterilization, maintenance, and replacement of all urology instruments and equipment. Responsible for nursing care for patients in the urology clinic as directed by medical providers. Responsible for patient flow and assisting providers as necessary with examination.

Other Information

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an approved school of nursing. Holds licensure as a registered nurse in Arizona. One year progressive clinical experience required with a preference in urology setting. Experience in urology/cystoscopy preferred. CPR certification required.

Education

Essential:
* ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE

Credentials

Essential:
* BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS)
* REGISTERED NURSE (RN)
Essential:
* AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
* STATE BOARD OF NURSING - ARIZONA



Work Schedule: 8-hours, Days, Varied

 

Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.

 

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