Dermatology Nurse
Job ID: R0026759 | Healthcare Specialists | Full time | Culpeper, VA
The Patient Care Specialist 4 is responsible for providing clinical support to providers and patients in the Clinical Practice Group (CPG) offices and may include specialties such as dermatology, OBGYN, allergy, and cardiology. These duties may include: patient care, vital signs, assisting provider on procedures, performing various laboratory tests and quality control indicators, and telephone triage.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Complete initial and ongoing annual training with the applicable UVA Medical Center Department when required. Training/education/re-education as needed for additional supportive services thru the UVA Medical Center Department and/or Clinical Practice Group, UPG.
  • Room patient and complete intake process per protocols.
  • Administer medications, perform venipuncture and ambulatory procedures within scope of practice.
  • Laboratory duties including performing point of care testing (POCT) and quality control indicators, preparing forms and follow up results.
  • Assist providers in procedures such as (Injections, biopsies, surgical excisions or procedures, and cosmetic treatments).
  • Use clinical equipment for testing as ordered.
  • Evaluate lab work and advise provider of critical values.
  • Manage EMR requirements to include: in basket, phone calls, prescriptions and results in a timely manner.
  • Answer telephones, confirm appointments, maintain appointment schedule following office scheduling procedures.
  • Obtain prior authorizations, waivers and consent for medications and procedures as needed.
  • Triage patients and advise per protocol.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory and ordering of medical supplies for the dermatology clinic.
  • Maintain medical instruments and ensure clinical areas are appropriately stocked and cleaned.
  • Document and charge capture for service rendered in Medical Record.
  • Other duties that may be specific to satellite medical practice/specialty clinic.

Non-Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Provides administrative support as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

Experience:

  • Two years previous experience working in a specialty practice preferred.
  • Knowledge of OSHA guidelines and Universal Precautions protocols

Licensure:

  • Current Virginia RN or LPN License.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

General busy clinical environment. The incumbent will be working in a office and patient examination room and is required to help move patients when needed and standing during portions of the physical examination. Physical activity required would include the ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50 pounds, and would involve standing for prolonged periods of time, as well as frequently bending/stooping and traveling. Physical hazards include potential exposure to body fluids and associated pathogens/infectious disease, as well as potential exposure to chemicals.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

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Since 1979, UPG has been the clinical partnership group managing, growing and providing direct patient care for all UVA entities. This strategic partnership allows UVA to expand on education, technology, diagnostics, resources and facilities while the teams at UPG can focus on managing and delivering high-quality, multi-specialty care.

The expansive network of UPG providers and clinical support teams work together to deliver world-renowned care to patients at UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville and in 24 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout central and northern Virginia.

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