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Danis FACES-International Health Clinic RN

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for helping children? Do you want to have a positive impact on children that are newly arrived to the United States? If you said yes, then you could be perfect for our FACES International Health Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) position. FACES International Clinic provides initial comprehensive medical evaluations and primary care services to newly arrived refugee children and children adopted internationally. The aim of this clinic is to identify and address the health needs of new Americans and provide support until they have successfully assimilated into the US health care system. We have a new position for an RN in the FACES Clinic, requirements include: Staff FACES Clinic 4 clinics/week Case management for newly arrived refugee children and families and foreign-born children with complex health care needs and/or barriers to the health care system Conduct home visits and education to support refugee families as they learn to navigate the health care system Proficient in working with medical interpreters Cultural sensitivity and awareness Desire to work with underserved population Able to communicate well and build working relationships with resettlement and community organizations that work with immigrant families3 years nursing experience requiredProvides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Ensures compliance with requirements of grants.
  • Compiles data, tracks outcomes, and makes recommendations to meet grant specifications.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
    • Graduate of accredited school of nursingEXPERIENCE
      • No experience required.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
        • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
        • Constant standing and walking.
        • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
        • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
        • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
        • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
        • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
        • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
        • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
        • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
        • Occasional driving.
        • Rare crawling and running.Required
          Preferred
          Job Industries
          • Customer Service

Keywords: SSM Health, St. Louis , Danis FACES-International Health Clinic RN, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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