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Company:
Eastern Iowa Health Center
Location:
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
Post Date:
October 12, 2019
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:


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. 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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