Outpatient Rehab Specialist

Job Number 59449
Posted 12/20/2018
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Rehab OP
Location |ME| EMMC Healthcare Mall - Union St. - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 9:30-5:00
Job Details
JOB SUMMARY: The outpatient rehab specialist RN provides support to medical practitioners providing patient care services in an ambulatory setting. Responsibilities include triaging of patient phone calls, managing the Multiple Sclerosis clinic, following up with the physician for patient care questions, completing intrathecal pump refills and all other duties as assigned by the clinical supervisor.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Registered Nurse currently licensed in Maine.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Flexibility, strong clinical skills, organizational and teaching skills - work with staff to promote safe and efficient patient care.

OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED: BLS Certification, Legible handwriting - requires excellent documentation skills. Ability to apply critical thinking skills and problem solving strategies within the scope of the nursing practice. Ability to improve coordination. Must be self-directed to handle multiple priorities successfully; pleasant, friendly manner, neat appearance, and maintaining appropriate certifications/licensure.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sitting, standing, reaching, bending, walking and stretching, hearing/verbal/visual acuity, ability to keyboard for extended periods of time. Assisting with transfers of patients, positioning of patient, pushing wheelchairs, etc.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: A busy, oftentimes stressful, ambulatory facility providing direct patient care, considerable amount of direct patient/customer contact. Have positive/proper phone etiquette with patients and co-treating provider offices.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.