UnityPoint Health

Clinic Nurse-Blank Pulmonary

Requisition ID
2022-110216
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IA-Des Moines
Address
1200 Pleasant St
Affiliate
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
City
Des Moines
Department
Blank Pulm Clinic- Meth
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday-Friday Days 8am-4:30pm, 40 hours/week
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS!

Performs a variety of clinical duties; responsible for assisting the physician with direct and indirect patient care for kids 0-22 years of age in a Pediatric clinic.  Prepares the patient for examination, treatment, diagnostic and laboratory duties, patient education and minor surgical procedures.   Perform other tasks as required, both administrative and clinical.

 

Why UnityPoint Health?  

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/  

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Answers questions and provides teaching as appropriate to scope and licensure or as directed by provider to patients and family members regarding health maintenance and medical illnesses
  • Documents appropriate information in the patient’s electronic chart. Complete patient forms and requests medical records/correspondence to be scanned into the electronic health record.
  • Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing
  • Assist provider with patient examination, procedures and emergencies
  • Provide and document advice for home care of illness/condition conducting follow up phone calls regarding patient’s health and progress as directed by provider.
  • Perform diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures
  • Prepare and assist provider with patient examination, specimen collection, minor surgical procedures and treatment of the patients, including administration of medication under direct supervision of the provider as appropriate to scope and licensure
  • Demonstrate knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately
  • Thoroughly understand testing (lab and procedures) values and relationship to patient status with accountability to take next steps as directed, and as appropriate to scope and licensure.
  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
  • Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

 

 

 

Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program

 

BSN

 

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

Previous clinical experience in ambulatory clinic.

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

A state of Iowa nursing license, nationally accepted medical assistant certification required.  Licenses & Certifications must be maintained.

Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire.

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Multicultural sensitivity.

Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

Customer/patient focused.

Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

 

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

 

 

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