UnityPoint Health

  • Clinical Nurse (Certified Medical Assistant or LPN) - Neurology Clinic ($1000 Sign on bonus)

    Requisition ID
    2140 Logan Avenue
    9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
    Neurology - WL
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Monday-Friday, Daytime hours
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    Clinical Nurse LPN or CMA

    Neurology Clinic - Waterloo

    FT, 1.0 Monday-Friday, Daytime hours


    • Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information, preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures, commensurate with training and education.
    • Demonstrate competence in the skills necessary to carry out assigned duties.
    • Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status.
    • Document accurate information reading health concern and/or condition from patient or family member.
    • Telephone data collection.
    • Conduct follow up phone calls regarding patient’s health and progress as necessary.
    • Administer medications by oral, IM, SQ or ID routes under the order of a provider or RN.
    • 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.
    • Provide education to patients and families using the Teach-back method per protocols and guidelines.
    • Place urinary catheters per protocol.
    • Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.
    • Provide information to appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. health department).
    • Demonstrate the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
    • Understand inpatient and outpatient specialty procedures. Responsible for compliance with precertification requirements
    • Thoroughly understand anatomical impact (phases/stages, thresholds) for clinic specialty services including co-morbidities and influences impacting patient care and treatment.
    • Thoroughly understand testing (lab and procedures) values and relationship to patient status with accountability to take next steps, as appropriate to scope and licensure.
    • Be aware of what is happening in the clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.
    • Meet the department work schedule.
    • Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
    • Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
    • Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.
    • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
    • Behave in a manner consistent with all 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.


    • Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Practical Nurses.
    • High school diploma required if work is performed in a complex CLIA lab.
    • Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa/Illinois for Licensed Practical Nurse.
    • Meets educational/competency requirements per policy.
    • Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.
    • Computer data entry experience.
    • Mandatory Reporter certification.
    • CPR certification.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Strong computer 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 verbal and written communication skills.


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