Family Health Clinic RN

Clearance Level
None
Category
Nursing
Location
San Antonio, Texas

REQ#: RQ74043

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is seeking a Family Health Clinic Registered Nurse in support of the 59th Medical Wing (59 MDW) at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio TX.

The 59th Medical Wing Science and Technology (ST) office advises and conducts clinical and translational research on matters pertaining to the medical aspects of the Air Expeditionary Force and the health of Air Force (AF) personnel and beneficiaries. In order to support the required research, ST offices conduct translational research in the areas of emergency medical care, combat casualty care, force health protection, restorative medicine, clinical and rehabilitative medicine and specialty centers.

Learn more about the 59th MDW HERE

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals. Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.

  • Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the MTF.

  • Perform physical exam and health histories.

  • Provide health promotions, counseling, and education.

  • Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.

  • Direct and supervise care provide by other healthcare professionals.

  • Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.

  • Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.

  • Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.

  • Make referral appointments and arrange specialty care as appropriate.

  • Perform nursing services identified in the TO.

  • Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes.

Performs Telehealth Nursing/Telephone Triage:

  • Provides professional nursing care through the delivery, management, and coordination of care and services in a clinic setting through face-to-face encounters or via telecommunications technology (telehealth/virtual nursing) by performing nursing triage to determine the appropriate level of care, and home care advice which may be considered part of the triage process.

  • Excellent oral communication skills for patient/family education and telephone triage of patients. Telephone and in-person assessment/evaluation includes the determination of optimal time and location for patient management (ER, Clinic, home care) and follow-up care as required. Prescribes and communicates treatment plans and patient teaching in accordance with established protocols.

  • Conducts immediate evaluation and management of emergency problems as they occur.

  • Follows evidence-based protocols using analytical thinking and critical nursing judgment to individualize instructions to meet each beneficiary’s needs and evaluates their understanding.

Team Nursing:

  • Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals. Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.

  • Provide health promotions, counseling, and education

  • Direct and supervise care provide by other healthcare professionals.

  • Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.

  • Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization

  • Within the scope of practice, develops and implements health promotion, illness/injury prevention and therapeutic plans congruent with the clients diagnosis, health care problem or need. Provides developmentally appropriate anticipatory guidance education, and counseling to patients and their families.

  • Effectively communicates and collaborates with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues.

  • Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity in accordance with requirements. Ensures for proper documentation and coding of procedures and treatments

  • Make referral appointments and arrange specialty care as appropriate.

  • Coordinates patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to care, quality and cost effectiveness

  • Provides team nursing coverage in the absence of other team nurses within the same clinic.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum, Associate Degree in Nursing or Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred

  • Graduate from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • Three years of experience in nursing within the last five years as after graduation

  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse as required in the TO.

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