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.

The mission of Eastern Iowa Health Center is to provide a medical home by offering patient-focused, quality comprehensive primary, oral and behavioral healthcare services to individuals and families in our community, regardless of ability to pay.

Benefits:

EIHC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, paid time off (PTO) benefits, including eight paid holidays, Flexible Spending Account, and 401k retirement savings plan(s). Loan repayment is possible through the National Health Service Corp.


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.

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Job ID: 69954

Posted 12 days ago

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