UnityPoint Health

Clinic Nurse-Blank Endocrinology Clinic

Requisition ID
2017-38936
Category
Nursing
US-IA-Des Moines
1215 Pleasant St
Affiliate
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Des Moines
Department
Blank Endocrinology Clini- Met
IA
FTE
0.8
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
8

Overview

Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health Des Moines! UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is a family of four hospitals including Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve our patients and visitors every day.

 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

Functions in accordance with the Iowa Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses (Iowa Administrative Code 655, Chapter 6, & 6.2) and the American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice (ANA, 2010).

RESPONSIBLITIES

  •  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, including appropriate CPT/ICD-9 coding.   
  • Assist provider with patient examination, procedures and emergencies.
  • Seeks direction from provider regarding illness related calls.
  • Perform diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures.
  • Instruct patients with special instruction given by the provider.  Provide patient education as directed. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS: The following are performed on an as needed basis:

  •  This position may be assigned a specific mission to address in an emergency situation to assist in disaster response and recovery as part of the IH-DM Hospital Emergency Incident Command System.  Situations of a critical nature may require an individual to perform multiple tasks until additional support can be obtained.
  • Performs functions other than described due to extenuating circumstances.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:   Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program.

 

EXPERIENCE:   Previous clinical experience preferred/desirable.

 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:   A state of Iowa  Nursing license,  Licenses & Certifications must be maintained.

 

 EOE M/F/V/D

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