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RN-Clinic Nurse - UAB Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Job ID: 8309
  • Functional Area: Nursing
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • Department: EXT-Psychiatry Clinic Section
  • Education Required: Associates Degree
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
JOB SUMMARY:   The Clinic Nurse is responsible for provision and management of patient care in a clinical area for specific age and patient populations.  The Clinic Nurse delivers care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation; and effectively interacts with patient, significant others, and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing.

Position Requirements:

Required: Position requires a degree from an accredited school of professional nursing. One year of RN experience required.

Preferred: Experience in psychiatric nursing.


Required: Current Alabama RN license.  Current CPR certification required or must be obtained within 30 days of employment.

TRAITS & SKILLS: Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to: (1) perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure; (2) accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of an one’s own work; (3) work independently; (4) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality; (5) convey empathy and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress and/or grief; (6) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; (7) communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background; (8) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment; (9) perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations; (10) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way; and (11) maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs

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