Nurse Clinician

University of Iowa Health Care

Cedar Rapids, IA Nursing / Healthcare

Job Reference #: 19003926

The Department of Radiology/Interventional Radiology is seeking a Nurse Clinician. Schedule is primarily Mon-Fri, day shift 0730-1600 or 0800-1630 depending on need; no call, no holidays, no weekends.

To function as Nurse Clinician Specialist for patients treated through the Interventional Section of the Department of Radiology. This individual will incorporate the roles of clinical specialist, educator, consultant, and practitioner as indicated to support and enhance patient care.

Coordinates patient care to better utilize supportive services through patient visit and possible admission, pre-schedules testing, follows up with test results to both patient and physician, obtains medical history, coordinates follow up visit appointment provides prescriptions, rehabilitation teaching, etc.
  • Independently coordinates and facilitates patient care between multiple disciplines within both the confines of UIHC and the local communities (including home health agencies, referring physicians and other community support services). 
  • Acts as a clinical resource or consultant for specific patient population with regard to the condition requiring radiology intervention.
  • Serves as an educational and clinical resource to patient/family/staff (supports patient/family/ educational activities).
  • Manages and supports Telephone Triage.
  • Collaborates with nursing, medical staff and other health professionals in the development and review of standards, protocols, home care instructions, and in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care for patients undergoing Interventional procedures.
  • Operates autonomously in communicating with members of the health care team directing patient care and providing continuity of care across settings throughout the phases of care; autonomously communicates with referring physician.
  • Revises patient care regime via the telephone or telemedicine within protocols developed collaboratively. 
The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required of individuals performing this job. Applicable background checks will be conducted.
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About the Department of Radiology:
The Radiology Department includes thirty-seven staff physicians and over 200 imaging technologists and other healthcare providers. We offer excellence in patient care, education and research. Equipped with state-of-the-art technologies and expert providers, our department provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services to patients both within the State of Iowa and surrounding areas. For more information, please see:

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

Job ID: 69325

Posted 4 days ago

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