RN

Eastern Iowa Health Center

Cedar Rapids, IA Nursing / Healthcare
Eastern Iowa Health Center (EIHC) has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team in providing primary care services at our family medicine/pediatric location. The ideal candidate must have a commitment to providing high quality primary care for our complex patients. Under the general supervision of the Operations Manager and Clinic Administrator, the RN shall evaluate and coordinate comprehensive care for patients of all genders, cultures, and backgrounds.
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, 401k retirement savings plan. 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 putting patients in rooms, 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. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Correctly labels all specimens.   
  • Observes, assesses, records, and reports changes in patients’ condition. 
  • Administer medications according to orders from a Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP), following the six (6) 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 make follow up calls as requested by the provider.
Job Requirements
  • Current RN license recognized by the State of Iowa & in good standing 
  • Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Certification (BLS)
  • Electronic health records, Athena preferred
Job Preferences
  • Previous experience in a medical clinic
  • Advance working knowledge of outpatient care, triage and clinic flow
  • Demonstrated ability and sensitivity to provide services to persons who are disabled, homeless, substance users, HIV (AIDS) infected, and/or psychologically impaired

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