RN Family Practice - Stanton, TX - Clinical
Company: Martin County Hospital
Posted on: August 3, 2022
RN Family Practice - Stanton, TXDescription
Martin County Hospital District (MCHD) was organized in 1967 and
has boundaries coterminous with Martin County, Texas. --It is
located in the heart of West Texas. --Opened in 1949, the hospital
was originally located near downtown Stanton. This facility served
the community well for many years, but was replaced with a state of
the art 18 bed facility in 2012. --The new facility is located on
I20, and has been designated as a Critical Access Hospital.
----SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIESProvides professional nursing care
for patients receiving treatment and examinations in an outpatient
clinic according to established procedure.GENERAL
- Maintains established departmental policies and procedures,
objectives, process improvement program, safety, environmental and
infection control standards.
- Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with
other staff as required and adjusts nursing care processes as
indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
- Takes complete medical histories
- Assessment of health status
- Perform certain CLIA waived laboratory tests
- Provides immunizations, injections or other treatments as
ordered by provider
- Provides patient education
- Assists with referrals to other providers or facilities for
medical services not provided through the clinic
- Prepares patients for scheduled procedures.
- Assist Physician or Advanced Practice Nurse with exams,
procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
- Writes initial nursing histories, assesses patient's condition
and develops individual care plans for patients assigned to the
- Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical
records. Maintains all required reports, records, statistics,
- Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of
- Inspects area daily for compliance with policies, procedures,
regulations, and standards and takes corrective action when
- Monitors medical condition of patients and reports changes to
- Gives immunizations and maintains permanent immunizations
- Collects Newborn Screens and sends them to the state lab.
- Collects EPSDT lab and prepares the specimen for shipping.
- Administers, assesses results, and records PPD tests for
- Prepares monthly vaccine reports for the Texas Department of
State Health Services.
- Demonstrates sensitivity to patient's condition and privacy and
expresses interest in their progress.
- Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for
patients/families in accordance with clinical standard.
- Enhances professional growth and development through
participation in educational programs, current literature,
in-services meetings and workshops.
- Attends meetings as required.
- Follows aseptic procedures and precautions when involved in
direct patient contact or handling potentially infectious
- Follows safety and infection control guidelines and policies
for the clinic.
- Other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Administration.
- Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse currently
licensed by the State of Texas.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing.
- One-year experience as a professional Registered Nurse or
Licensed Vocational Nurse preferred.
- Current CPR/BLS certification required.
- Effective oral and written communication
- Knowledge of policies and procedures in relation to infection
- Organizes time and sets priorities to accomplish workload.
- Maintains an organized and clean work area to ensure general
- Requires walking and standing for extended periods. Some
bending, stooping, and reaching with or without assistance;
- Must have sufficient visual acuity (with correction) to read
equipment controls, computer terminals, printed materials, and
operate other equipment;
- Must have hearing acuity to hear spoken communications from the
general public or co-workers;
- Must be able to communicate orally and in writing in
- Must be able to exert up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally,
and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of
force constantly to move objects. Occasional heavy lifting when
moving or supporting patients who may suddenly become weak or
- Working environment is generally favorable;
- There is exposure to risk in the form of disease, radiation,
and disoriented or combative patients.
- High potential for exposure to blood and body fluids;
- Personal protective equipment required for at-risk
- May be requested to be on standby and work extended shifts in
situations, which Administration considers an emergency.--Committed
to excellence, Martin County Hospital District will provide the
highest quality, compassionate care to improve the lives of those
we serve--Martin County Hospital District strives to ensure the
availability and viability of patient-centered primary and
specialty care in a rural setting.Martin County Hospital District
is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity,
strong morals, values, and ethics. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic
protected by applicable law.
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