Wabash General Hospital District
Department: Physician Offices-Primary Care The Physician's Office nurse assists the physician in the delivery of health care services. Takes vital signs, assists in a variety of treatments, administers medications, monitors usage, and updates patient records. Uses communication skills to discuss medical related issues and questions with patients and families and makes referrals to other care providers. Participates in patient education, infection control and quality improvement. Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments, ensuring cleanliness and sterilization processes have been accomplished. Orders, prepares, and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments. Screens telephone calls for referral to physician, takes phone messages as related to medical questions, and relays messages concerning prescriptions to physician. Performs all diagnostic testing and proficiency testing on equipment and diagnostic materials. Keeps accurate records of testing performed and/or sent to other laboratories. Maintains information on patient's electronic medical record chart. Advises and assists support personnel in scheduling of tests and treatments. Must be able to accurately and timely complete FMLA/WC forms.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. - Current license as a registered or licensed practical nurse. - Current CPR certification. - Good working knowledge of the nursing process and strong nursing practice skills including physical assessment skills. - Clinical experience preferred, but not required. - Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred. - May be required to work any day of the week including holidays and weekends.
Wabash General Hospital Human Resources Department 1418 College Drive Mount Carmel, IL 62863 Phone: 618-262-8621 Fax: 618-263-6461
8 am - 5 pm
Monday - Friday