RN – Rural Health Clinic

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By Kim Hays
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Job Summary

Coordinates patient care and provides assistance to consulting physicians by performing duties and responsibilities with competence and efficiency.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and organizes clinical activities by using initiative and independent judgment.
  • Provides direct care to patients when professional skills are required.
  • Assists physician with the examinations and procedures.
  • Provides patient education and documents appropriately, and maintains the records accordingly.
  • Responsible for obtaining and maintaining supplies as requested by providers.
  • Completes continuing education requirements as defined by the hospital.
  • Provides a safe and comfortable environment for the patient/family.
  • Assists with maintaining order and cleanliness within the unit.
  • Participates in the Process assessment and Improvement activities when appropriate.
  • Participates in unit meetings and keeps informed of posted and written information.
  • Demonstrates competency in providing assessment and care for neonates, pediatrics, pre-adolescents, adolescents, young adults, adults, and geriatrics.
  • Participates in equipment and procedure competencies as defined annually by the Director of Ambulatory Services.
  • Informs the Director of any ethical issue concerning the patient care based on own cultural values or religious beliefs.
  • Completes statistic sheet detailing number of patients seen and amount of time and number of rooms the physician used.
  • Assists when needed in processing patients in clinics associated with Salem Township Hospital.



  • Graduation from a school of nursing.
  • Current licensure with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulations.
  • Prefer Physician's office experience.
  • Current in CPR.
  • Knowledge of basic principles involved in nursing care.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Extensive standing and walking to assist with patient care.
  • Pushing, pulling, and lifting patients on stretchers, wheelchairs, and exam tables. Assistive devices are available.
  • May be working with patients who have communicable and/or infectious diseases. With proper techniques this should not be a problem.
  • Works with minimum supervision and must be self-directed.
  • Hours vary depending on the scheduled procedures. Flexibility required.


  • Full Time
  • Four 10-hour shifts
  • Alternating weekends

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Applications are also available at the hospital.

Resumes may be mailed to:
Salem Township Hospital
1201 Ricker Drive
Salem, IL 62881
Attn: Human Resources

618-548-3194, ext. 8187

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