Specialty Nurse

UnityPoint Health St. Lukes

Requisition ID
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
202 10th St SE
1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital
Cedar Rapids
Cardiology Clinic
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday-Friday day shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Are you interested in working in a fast-paced clinic, with the opportunity to learn and grow? We have an opportunity for you at UnityPoint!


The Specialty Nurse functions as a clinician, educator and resource for patients within their specialty of care.


  • Function as a clinician, educator and resource for patients within their specialty of care and assist physicians with office procedures.
  • Demonstrates competence in the skills necessary to carry out assigned duties.
  • Triage incoming patients ensuring compliance with established admission/acceptance criteria. Direct appointments and referrals as determined by the current criteria.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate the standards of practice and care for the patient population.
  • Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.
  • Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members.
  • Responsible for the development and ongoing coordination of care for patients.
  • Act as a consultant both within the institution and to outside agencies or groups.
  • Consult with individuals, families, community agencies or colleagues from associated disciplines or with nursing.
  • Conduct or facilitate implementation of research studies and translate research findings into nursing practice.
  • Preauthorize care/procedures with insurance companies.
  • Meet the department work schedule.
  • 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.
  • Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
  • Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.
  • Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate 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


  • BSN preferred: Willingness to complete Bachelor’s degree.
  • Current Iowa/Illinois license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
  • Meets educational/competency requirements per policy.
  • Five (5) years of nursing experience preferred.
  • Specialty certification preferred.
  • Mandatory Reporter certification.
  • CPR certification
  • Ability to direct others and to exercise judgment in problem situations.
  • Creative thinking; analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities; self-direction; theoretical implementation and evaluation.
  • Computer data entry experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Able to write, read, comprehend and speak fluent English.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Job ID: 72474

Posted 15 days ago

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