CMA / LPN

Eastern Iowa Health Center

Cedar Rapids, IA Healthcare / Nursing

Eastern Iowa Health Center (EIHC) has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)/Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team of healthcare professionals at our family medicine/pediatric location. The ideal candidate must have a commitment to providing high-quality primary care for our complex patients. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide general medical care and select patient care tasks while working collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other multidisciplinary team members. 
  • Provide individualized education to patients and families appropriate for age, diagnosis, and level of understanding with the direction of RN or Licensed Independent Practitioner.
  • Assist providers with patient office visits, including rooming and interviewing patients, recording vital signs and entering information in patient’s electronic medical record. 
  • Responsible for maintaining organized and clean exam rooms and stocking with required supplies and equipment for each visit. 
  • Perform select clinical tests including, but not limited to; blood glucose, rapid HIV testing, influenza, and strep cultures. Manage and operates equipment safely and correctly. 
  • Observes, records, and reports changes in patient’s condition. 
  • Administer medications according to orders from a Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP), following the six rights of medication administration; including maintenance of intravenous lines. 
  • Assist providers with procedures by providing pre- and post-procedural care, participating in the Time Out, and intra-procedural support. 
  • Screen patient calls and make follow-up calls as requested by the provider. Direct calls requiring assessment to an RN or LIP. 

Typical Hours

Typical work hours will vary from 8 AM to 7 PM, Monday through Friday and some Saturdays.

Required Qualifications

  • Completion of Medical Assistant program at an accredited institution 
  • Current LPN license in the State of Iowa & in good standing
  • Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Certification (BLS)
  • Electronic health record experience, Athena preferred


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.  

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.

Application Instructions:

Apply today to submit your cover letter and resume by email.

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CMA / LPN

Eastern Iowa Health Center

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Job ID: 70392

Posted 25 days ago

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