Under limited supervision, provides direct nursing care to patients in a healthcare facility. Responsible for preparing equipment and aiding physicians during treatment and examination of patients.
Assists assigned medical provider and mid-level in the clinical setting including but not limited to: the physical examination of patients, performing complex medical testing and providing interpretations of results, consulting with physicians, and implements treatment plans and the administration of medications and injections as needed.
Ensures the clinic flow runs smoothly and provides supervision of the assigned Medical Assistant.
Works closely with the assigned medical assistant to ensure all chart preparation is complete and ready for the clinic.
Works closely with the assigned scheduler to ensure referrals, follow-up appointments, diagnostic tests, etc. are scheduled accordingly per medical provider/mid-level orders.
Calls in prescriptions and refills for patients.
Obtains prior authorization as needed on medications, diagnostic tests, and other medical procedures.
Triages patient calls and works closely with call center team members.
Assists and arranges for hospital admissions as needed.
Follows-up on diagnostic tests and labs, and ensures they are reported to the medical provider.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Three (3) years of professional nursing experience is required. Oncology experience is preferred.
Additional Licenses and Certifications:
A current Texas RN license and CPR certification is required.
Internal Number: 21000637
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