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Mt. Ascutney Hospital Clinic Nurse or CMA in Manchester, Iowa

Sign on Bonus:

RN: $1500 at 90 days/$1500 at 1 year

CMA/LPN: $1000 at 90 days/$1000 at 1 year

Regional Family Health, a service of Regional Medical Center of Manchester Iowa, is seeking a Clinic CMA or Nurse.

Schedule: Four days per week, one day in Strawberry Point and three days in Manchester, weekend rotation

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position assists Providers with patient examinations, treatments and procedures. This position is responsible for obtaining patient medical histories, performing routine laboratory procedures and collecting and preparing specimens for transportation to the lab in accordance with hospital and departmental standards and policies. The CMA/Nurse works with patients, families, providers, nursing staff, patient care representatives and ancillary staff to promote timely access to care, continuity of care, and to coach patients, families, and caregivers in understanding the patient’s care plan and self-care management responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited program for medical assisting, practical nursing or registered nursing

  • Current certification or licensure to practice in Iowa

  • BLS certification

  • Child and Dependent Adult Mandatory Reporter training required

ACCOUNTABILITY:

Reports to the RFH Nurse Manager and Assistant Manager

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Applies effective communication skills

  • Prepares patient for examination by updating medication list and evaluating social and family histories

  • Assesses patient’s vital signs, including height and weight

  • Assists Providers in performing patient examinations and procedures: pap and pelvic exams, minor surgery, incision and drainage, aspiration, orthopedic cast removal

  • Gives medications and injections under provider supervision

  • Explains nature of examination, diagnostic tests, and/or treatment to patients at the Provider request

  • Assists with the collection of specimens: pap smears, throat cultures, urine samples etc.)

  • Instructs patients regarding proper preparation for tests

  • Prepares and replenishes supplies

  • Cleans instruments and assures maintenance of diagnostic equipment

  • Receives and organize medication samples

  • Assists with ordering medical supplies and maintaining inventory

  • Performs lab tests as ordered by Providers

  • Contacts patients with information regarding laboratory results, diagnostic results, changes in medication, scheduling of laboratory tests or procedures and referrals to specialists

  • Advises patients on health concerns and distributes patient education

  • Performs other specific duties as agreed upon between Provider and Supervisor to facilitate a smooth and effective operation

  • Maintains obstetrical records

  • Assists in ordering professional supplies

  • Maintains HIPAA compliance

Excellent Benefit Package (Click here for details) (https://www.regmedctr.org/career/benefits-culture/)

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