Dermatology Nurse (UVA Primary Care Commonwealth Medical) - #337446

University of Virginia Physicians Group

Date: 07/22/2021 13:30 PM

City: Reva, Virginia

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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


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


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

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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