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Registered Nurse - $5,000 Sign on Bonus

Company: Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
Location: Methuen
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Hourly Rate: $35.00+

Established in 1980, the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Inc. (GLFHC) is a multi-site, mission-driven, non-profit organization employing over 600 staff whose primary focus is providing the highest quality patient care to a culturally diverse population throughout the Merrimack Valley. Nationally recognized as a leader in community medicine (family practice, pediatrics, internal medicine, and geriatrics), GLFHC has clinical sites in Lawrence, Methuen, and Haverhill and is the sponsoring organization for the Lawrence Family Medicine Residency program.

GLFHC is currently seeking a bilingual (English/Spanish) Registered Nurse. Registered Nurses provide nursing and health care services to clinicians and patients. Demonstrates strong nursing knowledge, sound judgment and assertive decision making. Performs nursing visits, assessments, evaluations and patient education.

  • Must be able to don appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Safely administers and accurately documents immunizations and medications.
  • Reviews lab results and determines next steps for care.
  • Triages walk-in patients and patients over the phone.
  • Provides patient education (Medication, Asthma, Healthy Eating).
  • Provides wound care treatment.
  • Performs mental exams (SLUMS, RUDAS MOCA).
  • Performs purified protein derivative (PPD) testing.
  • Performs intravenous therapy (IV) insertion.
  • Conducts functional assessments.
  • Conducts vision screenings.
  • Responsible for quality control of vaccine fridges, crash cart and oxygen machines.
  • Oversees ordering and inventory of medication and vaccines.
  • Follows OSHA standards, identifies potential safety hazards and takes action to remedy these situations.

Requirements

  • Bilingual, Spanish and English required.
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
  • Current MA RN license.
  • Current BLS certification.

GLFHC offers a great working environment, comprehensive benefit package, growth opportunities and tuition reimbursement.

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This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 USC 254b and a deemed Public Health Service employer under 42 USC 233 (g)-(n). No one will be denied access to services at GLFHC due to inability to pay; there is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available based on family size and income.

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