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									                                                     DATE REVISED
                                                     September 16, 2011

JOB TITLE                                            JOB CODE
Staff Nurse II - HCPC                                1055
FLSA STATUS                                          UNIT/DEPARTMENT
Exempt                                               HCPC Only
REPORTS TO:                                          SUPERVISES:
Reports to the Medical Director of a clinic or a     May supervise or provide work direction to LVNs
Nurse Manager                                        or lower level staff nurses.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating a plan of nursing care for patients in an
assigned area. May be responsible for the administration of the clinic or unit.

POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Assists doctors or dentists in the delivery of quality nursing patient care including routine office, surgical
   procedures performed under local anesthesia. Interviews new patients, takes blood pressure readings,
   records vital statistics, and administers drugs and treatments. Sets up equipment; provides instruments
   needed; and removes, cleans, and sterilizes them after an operation. Removes sutures and changes
   dressings.
2. Ensures the efficient operation of the clinic or unit by proper scheduling and planning for optimum use of
   staff and facilities. Schedules operations at hospitals including admissions procedures, use of OR, all x-
   rays, lab requirements, and special tests for patients. May accompany physicians on rounds. Provides
   patient education and counseling on issues such as pre-op and post-op care.
3. Makes referrals to other agencies or health care professionals for other services where indicated.
4. Supervises upkeep of patient charts, typing of reports, telephone and appointment scheduling for patient
   visits and payment collection. Prepares purchase requisitions for new equipment and following up on
   delivery. Stocks and maintains necessary medical and clerical supplies for clinic. Keeps all equipment in
   sterile and working order for physicians.
5. May compile daily or monthly reports.
6. May provide direction and supervision to other clinic personnel to ensure that proper procedures are
   followed. Demonstrates various procedures and techniques to LVNs and other Staff Nurses in order to
   ensure delivery of proper patient care.
7. Makes decisions based on experience and training as to whether emergency situation exists and
   responds to emergency situations. May administer CPR and/or other first aid measures.
8. Stays abreast of changes in the nursing field by attending classes and seminars as well as by reading
   professional journals and papers.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.

CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
Current state of Texas Registered Nurse licensure. Uses typical office and clinic equipment.
CPR certified

MINIMUM EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited nursing school with one year nursing experience; OR
Associates degree in nursing from an accredited nursing school with three years nursing experience; OR
Nursing Diploma (3 year program) and two years nursing experience; OR will accept ADN with two years
experience at HCPC as a Staff Nurse I.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
Years of experience varies based on education level.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or 10 pounds of
force constantly to move objects.
SECURITY SENSITIVE: This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of
the Texas Education Code § 51.215

								
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