RN

Eastern Iowa Health Center

Cedar Rapids, IA Healthcare / Nursing
Eastern Iowa Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center with a mission to provide a medical home by offering patient-focused, quality comprehensive primary, oral and behavioral health care services to individuals and families in our service area, regardless of ability to pay.
Responsibilities
  • Oversee clinical care of other personnel, including the Licensed Practical Nurse and Medical Assistant.
  • Provide individualized education to patients and families appropriate for age, diagnosis, and level of understanding. 
  • Provide general nursing care and leadership, working collaboratively with physicians and multidisciplinary team members.
  • Assist physicians with patient office visits, including rooming and interviewing patients, recording vital signs, and entering information in patient’s electronic medical record. 
  • Perform select clinical tests including, but not limited to: blood glucose, rapid HIV testing, influenza, and strep cultures. Manage and operate equipment safely and correctly; correctly labels all specimens.   
  • Observe, assesses, records, and reports changes in patients’ condition. 
  • Administer medications according to orders from a Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP), following the six rights of medication administration. 
  • Assist providers with procedures by providing pre- and post-procedural care, participating in the Time Out, and intra-procedural support. 
  • Screen patient calls and makes follow-up calls as requested by the provider.

Required Qualifications
  • Current RN license recognized by the State of Iowa and in good standing 
  • Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Certification (BLS)
  • Electronic health record experience, Athena preferred
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in a medical clinic
  • Advanced working knowledge of outpatient care, triage, and clinic flow
  • Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to persons who are disabled, homeless, substance users, HIV (AIDS) infected, and/or psychologically impaired
EIHC provides competitive compensation and benefits.

Application Instructions:

If qualified, please submit cover letter and resume via email

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RN

Eastern Iowa Health Center

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Job ID: 69210

Posted 19 days ago

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