MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN INC Clinic Education Nurse in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Work collaboratively with physicians and other clinic staff to provide professional nursing care to patients. Provide patient and family health education and health assessment. Primary Functions Working within scope of license, develop and implement nursing plan of care for patients. Communicate the plan of care to patients as prescribed by physician: test results, scheduling of specialized tests and treatment modalities, prescription drug instructions and other patient education. Document treatment in medical record appropriately. Function as a Nurse Educator/Surgery Coordinator, providing expert guidance and awareness to patients regarding their surgical procedure. Responsible for assessing and planning surgery schedule with the patient Coordinate care through multiple teams, both internal to vascular surgery & external to vascular surgery. Facilitate access for consulting/referring by managing communication and completing necessary documentation, as required and applicable. Demonstrate excellent patient communication skills & competency in delivery of care to a primary adult population Using the nursing process, triage patient concerns via telephone and provide nursing advice. Receive phone calls relating to appointments, urgent care, inpatient admissions, prescription refills and test results in accordance with clinic protocols and coordinate proper disposition of each. Obtain, review, verify and/or complete health care forms related to home health care, referrals, medical equipment and other patient/physician needs as appropriate. Assist with managed care authorization and complete insurance and medical forms for patients or assist patients in completing the forms. Help maintain patient flow and workflow. Work collaboratively as a team member of the clinic staff to provide a high quality and efficient service to patients and clinic. Maintain patient confidentiality. Assist with clinical trials according to protocol, if required. EEO/AA - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability The Medical College of Wisconsin is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of biology, clinical judgment, medicine, cultural awareness, and consulting. Medical documentation, interpersonal, practice-based learning and improvement, empathy, and decision making skills. Minimum Required Education: Associate's Degree Minimum Required Experience: 5 years Complexity - regularly applied judgment to accomplish tasks; develops policies and procedures Impact - errors may cause moderate to serious damage; accuracy highly important Autonomy - performs work independently with regular check-ins; supervision available as needed Communication - occasionally resolves conflicts; adapts communication style to audiences Responsibility - advises others Confidentiality - regularly prepares and uses confidential information Leadership - acts as a role model Knowledge of biology, clinical judgment, medicine, cultural awareness, and consulting. Medical documentation, interpersonal, practice-based learning and improvement, empathy, and decision making skills. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/E4013C6DB2A745B8 Qualified females, minorities, and special disabled veterans and other veterans are encouraged to apply.