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Clinic RN- Geriatrics GIM - Dallas, TX - Long Term Care

Company: William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Clinic RN- Geriatrics GIM - Dallas, TXAmbulatory Registered Nurse
Geriatrics General Internal Medicine
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Why UT Southwestern?
With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care and resources for our valued patients and employees. Ranked as the----in Dallas-Fort Worth for the sixth consecutive year, we invite you to continue your healthcare career with us at UT Southwestern. You will discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for learning and advancement into leadership roles.----
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Job Summary
Join UT Southwestern as an Ambulatory Registered Nurse (RN) within our Geriatrics General Internal Medicine Clinic and help with our commitment to deliver compassionate care and all-around excellence. As a RN, you will support the Geriatrics General Internal Medicine Clinic by providing excellent patient education for the patient and their families, triaging, and supporting the clinic.
At UT Southwestern, the possibilities to advance your career are limitless. We would love the opportunity to have you join the UT Southwestern Geriatrics General Internal Medicine Clinic!
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Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.
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Experience and Education
Graduate of an approved/accredited nursing program. Licensure as--Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for State of Texas and one (1) year of clinical nursing experience is preferred. Specialty areas may have increased experience requirements as dictated by clinic or standard of care.--Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through a course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) is required.
Job Duties


Delivers nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with stated medical plan of care utilizing the nursing process to assess, implement, and record patients' response in the medical record.
Schedules patients' appointments, tests, and procedures via on-line computer system or telephone, and reinforces physician instructions in person and through telephone contact.
--Provides patient education and documents patient's response in medical record.
--Ensures appropriate patient consents and authorizations are obtained for research and/or medical treatment.
--Triages patient phone inquiries according to physician and/or departmental protocols and documents such actions in patients' medical records.
--Provides working supervision and delegates tasks to licensed vocational nurses, non-licensed medical staff, or office support personnel.
--Proficiency in electronic medical record documentation.
--Participates in the recommendation of policy and/or procedural changes according to nursing expertise.
--Prepares equipment and assists physicians during physical exams and medical procedures.
--Prepares and administers medications as prescribed by physician.
--Inspects equipment and facilities visually and physically to ensure patient safety and proper functioning of equipment.
Maintains adequate stock of supplies as required for work area.
--Attends and participates in meetings related to clinical activities.
--Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.





Security
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information



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Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.
For COVID-19 vaccine information,--applicants should visit--
To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers, visit
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code --51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status.-- To learn more, please visit:--

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