UnityPoint Health

  • Specialty Nurse - Cardiology Clinic

    Requisition ID
    US-IA-Cedar Rapids
    202 10th St SE
    1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital
    Cedar Rapids
    Cardiology Clinic
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    Are you interested in working in a fast-paced clinic, with the opportunity to learn and grow? We have an opportunity for you at UnityPoint!


    The Specialty Nurse functions as a clinician, educator and resource for patients within their specialty of care.


    • Function as a clinician, educator and resource for patients within their specialty of care and assist physicians with office procedures.
    • Demonstrates competence in the skills necessary to carry out assigned duties.
    • Triage incoming patients ensuring compliance with established admission/acceptance criteria. Direct appointments and referrals as determined by the current criteria.
    • Develop, implement and evaluate the standards of practice and care for the patient population.
    • Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.
    • Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members.
    • Responsible for the development and ongoing coordination of care for patients.
    • Act as a consultant both within the institution and to outside agencies or groups.
    • Consult with individuals, families, community agencies or colleagues from associated disciplines or with nursing.
    • Conduct or facilitate implementation of research studies and translate research findings into nursing practice.
    • Preauthorize care/procedures with insurance companies.
    • Meet the department work schedule.
    • Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.
    • Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
    • Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
    • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
    • Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.
    • Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
    • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.
    • Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Administrator to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office


    • BSN preferred: Willingness to complete Bachelor’s degree.
    • Current Iowa/Illinois license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
    • Meets educational/competency requirements per policy.
    • Five (5) years of nursing experience preferred.
    • Specialty certification preferred.
    • Mandatory Reporter certification.
    • CPR certification
    • Ability to direct others and to exercise judgment in problem situations.
    • Creative thinking; analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities; self-direction; theoretical implementation and evaluation.
    • Computer data entry experience.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work as a team member.
    • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
    • Able to write, read, comprehend and speak fluent English.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


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