Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness is seeking candidates for an experienced nurse, Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for Bassett Family Practice, a busy multi-provider, family medical office.

MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness is committed to providing primary health and integrated behavioral health services at our two Federally Qualified Health Center sites by promoting health, reducing health risk factors and increasing access to medical services, primarily for the uninsured and underserved in the Martinsville-Henry County area. Additionally, the Coalition offers chronic disease self-management, medication assistance, and care coordination services to patients and local residents.

Our nurses provide practical nursing support in the delivery of quality care for the patient in a medical practice setting. Must have at least 1 year experience in healthcare, preferably in a medical office setting.  Candidates should be familiar with use of an electronic medical record (EMR) system and knowledgeable about care coordination and health education.

Qualified candidates can provide professional nursing care according to current best practices, maintain confidentiality, promote person-centered care, communicate effectively and have good computer skills. Must be team oriented, a problem-solver and have excellent organizational and time management skills.

Job Duties

The Health Center Nurse job duties include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Completes patient assessment to include height, weight, vital signs, chief complaint, current medications, etc.
  • Prepares patient for provider evaluation, including obtaining specimens, positioning for exams, listing medications, assisting during exams and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Administers medications and injections as directed by the provider.
  • Maintains work area, exam, treatment rooms in a clean, safe manner; restock with supplies and instruments; sterilize reusable equipment as needed.
  • Documents patient information in the electronic medical recorded.
  • Provides patient teaching as indicated and directed by the provider including lab results, diet instructions, medication instructions, and appropriate follow-up, and reinforcing provider instructions as needed.
  • Assist with referral authorizations for specialists and pre-authorizations for testing and ancillary services.
  • Assists with lab procedures.

Minimum Required Education, Experience, Abilities & Characteristics

  • Graduate of an accredited degree program in nursing.
  • Licensed Practical Nurse; Licensed RN preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification: Current licensure as a Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia (LPN) or (RN) required.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in healthcare, preferably in a medical office setting.
  • Prior experience in data entry required.
  • A diverse set of skills and abilities including organization, prioritization, good grammar, telephone and interpersonal business manners and the ability to multitask.
  • Possess good computer skills including knowledge of Electronic Medical Record systems (EMRs).
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the signs, symptoms and treatments of basic health care conditions preferred.
  • A passion and concern for the target population served by the Health Center.

 

Benefits:

Paid Holidays (8)

Paid Vacation

Paid Sick Leave

Simple IRA Plan (with company match)

Medical, Dental and Vison Insurance

Life Insurance

Other voluntary plans available

No weekend work

This position works Monday through Friday on a varied 8 hour schedule between the hours of 6:45am to 7:15pm.

Learn more about Martinsville Henry County (MHC) Coalition for Health and Wellness at: https://healthycommunitymhc.org

EOE. No phone inquiries.

Resumes may be submitted to MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness, 22 E. Church Street, Martinsville, VA 24112 or by clicking here.