UnityPoint Health

  • LPN-Cardio Thoracic Surgery

    Requisition ID
    2018-51083
    Category
    Nursing
    Location
    US-IA-Waterloo
    Address
    146 W. Dale St.
    Affiliate
    2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
    City
    Waterloo
    Department
    Cardio Thoracic Surgery
    State
    IA
    FTE
    1.0
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    The Licensed Practical Nurse serves as a member of the Cardio Thoracic team.  This position will be under the general supervision of the Physician and Clinic Manager. This person will assist the physician in the care and treatment of the patients.  Rooming patients, taking vitals, triaging phone calls and assists in scheduling procedures and obtaining pre-authorizations will be required. Position will need to be flexible and able to multitask. 

    Responsibilities

    Greets all patients, families, physicians, and staff that present to the unit and answers the phone with a welcoming attitude and ascertains their needs. Communicates and coordinates any unresolved patient/family issues promptly to unit leadership.
    Engaged in assisting with the scheduling of procedures and obtaining pre-authorizations. Will be an appointed champion of patient satisfaction and improvement.
    Maintains accurate, up-dated health assessment on patients, Monitors patients vital signs as indicated, assesses need for health care intervention for walk-in services, orders tests with thorough explanation and preparation of patients. Timely and accurate preparation of patient charts on daily basis, making sure physicians schedule flows smoothly.


    Qualifications

    LPN Degree from an accredited nursing school.
    LPN license in the State of Iowa.
    Prior experience working in a fast paced  office setting preferred.
    Familiarity with PC’s and computerized nursing systems and tools, or demonstrated ability to learn.
    Basic knowledge of insurance requirements and medical billing practices.
    Must be able to multitask and enjoys a fast paced environment.

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