UnityPoint Health

  • Clinical Nurse-Waukee Pediatrics Clinic

    Requisition ID
    2018-51910
    Category
    Nursing
    Location
    US-IA-Waukee
    Address
    40 E Hickman Rd
    Affiliate
    9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
    City
    Waukee
    Department
    Pediatrics- Waukee- DM
    State
    IA
    FTE
    .8
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Monday-Thursday 7am-6pm (hours vary based on Need) Friday 7am-5pm
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    UnityPoint Clinics 

    Clinical Nurse RN 

    Monday-Thursday 7am-6pm & Friday 7am-5pm (Hours vary based on need) 

    .8 FTE (32 hours a week, Full Time Benefits) 

    Waukee Pediatrics 

     

    A key contributor when it comes to providing exceptional care to our patients. Our nurses are one of the first encounters a patient will have when coming to a clinic. From assisting patients with their appointments, to taking vitals and building relationships, our nurses are committed to focusing on each patient and providing a great experience.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the delivery of primary health care services and patient care management.
    • Demonstrates competence in the skills necessary to carry out assigned duties.
    • Administer medications by all routes.
    • Apply Nursing Process (Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Intervention and Evaluation – within licensure guidelines)
    • Act as a liaison with patients, family and providers consistently demonstrating smooth and efficient telephone communication when covering provider call and scheduling patient appointments.
    • Obtain complete history regarding health problems according to protocols.
    • Document accurate information regarding health concerns and/or condition from patient or family member.
    • Telephone Triage by providing and documenting advice for home care of illness/condition; conducting follow-up phone calls regarding patient's health and progress as necessary.
    • Ability to assess urgency of condition for immediate attention regarding illness related calls and assign priority.
    • Placement of urinary catheters per license.
    • Placement of IV per license.
    • Provide patient education regarding health maintenance and medical illnesses following accepted Teach-back method per protocols and guidelines.
    • 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).
    • Evaluate clinical skills and practice of clinical care team.
    • Supervision of delegated duties to License Practical Nurse and Certified Medical Assistants on approved clinical protocols.
    • Facilitate and support relationships between providers (e.g. within clinic, referring) and with ancillary services.
    • 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 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

     

    Supervision Received:

    • General supervision is received from the Clinic Administrator

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Graduate of an accredited program for Registered Nurses.
    • Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa/Illinois for Registered Nurse.
    • High school diploma required if work is performed in a complex CLIA lab.
    • Mandatory Reporter certification
    • CPR certification.
    • Meets educational/competency requirements per policy.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work as a team member.
    • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
    • Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

     

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