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Trinity Health Clinic Nurse or Clinic Medical Assistant - Pediatric Clinic - Full Time - Days in Mason City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

Clinic Nurse (LPN)

Position Purpose:

Clinic Nurse is a professional nursing position that provides quality patient care and is a patient advocate.

What you will do:

  • Obtains and documents data to include but not limited to chief complaint, allergies, vital signs, pain assessment, medication reconciliation, and fall risk.

  • Obtains and reviews basic health history information.

  • Anticipates and prepares exam room with equipment and supplies required for the visit. Assists with exams/procedures as requested.

  • Utilizes written MercyOne Medical Center – New Hampton policies/procedures and universal precautions when performing lab/diagnostic tests or procedures.

  • Reports and documents all critical lab/diagnostic test values to provider. Performs, maintains and documents quality controls as applicable/requested, i.e., logs, proficiency tests, maintenance records, etc.

  • Assists in scheduling patients for office appointments, lab/diagnostic tests/referrals.

  • Reviews written test preparation handout with patient and documents in medical record. Refers patient to provider/nurse if further patient education is required. Obtains appropriate waiver/consent.

  • Completes charges to include and obtain the diagnosis from the provider, identifying and initialing all billable supplies and services. Obtains ABNs or Prior Authorizations as necessary.

  • Utilizes proper procedure for administering medications and treatments with emphasis on patient safety.

  • Documents administration of medications and treatments.

  • Supports and abides by all medical center, departmental, and safety policies and procedures.

Hours/Schedule:

Full Time, working Monday - Friday, Day Shift. No weekends, Nights or Holidays!

Minimum qualifications:

  • Graduate of a school of nursing is required.

  • A current Iowa License as a Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse is required.

  • A current Minnesota License as a Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse may be required based on Department needs.Minnesota license must be current before working in a Minnesota location.

  • Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

  • Completes Mandatory Reporting: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 3 years.

Clinic Registered Nurse (RN)

Position Purpose:

The Clinic Registered Nurse is responsible for managing nursing care essential to the assessment, promotion, maintenance, and restoration of patient's health and wellness within their scope of practice. The Clinic Registered Nurse will direct and support nursing/clinical personnel providing patient care within the facility as assigned by the Clinic Manager. This includes the evaluation, revision, and implementation of clinical policies and procedures related to the delivery of safe and efficient quality nursing care, maintenance of clinical staff personnel and education records, in-services and performs Clinical Staff functions.

What you Will Do:

  • Demonstrates customer service to others as a number one priority and accomplishes this by integrating Service Excellence into all aspects of the workday, taking responsibility for service recovery and working for outcomes that delight the customer.

  • Evaluates patient/family response to nursing interventions. Acts as a resource for the nursing interventions. Acts as a resource for the nursing process to other clinical nurses.

  • Assesses patients and identifies common physical and psychosocial needs. Develops ability to identify unusual, complex physical and psychosocial needs.

  • Guides and directs patient care activities for above indicated population, by utilizing clinical/critical thinking skills and evidence-based practice. Triages patient phone calls and assesses for level of care needed, referring to physicians or providing nursing intervention as assessment indicates.

  • Assists the physicians/midlevel provider in patient care activities (consultations, exams, procedures, follow-ups, treatments.)

  • Serves as an educator to patients and families regarding management of parental and

  • oral antineoplastic therapy administration, safe-handling, medical adherence, and side-effect management of said therapy.

  • Collaborates with members of the inter-disciplinary health care team to achieve desired patient care outcomes.

Hours/Schedule:

Monday - Friday working 8:00am - 4:30pm or 8:30am - 5:00pm.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current RN license in the state of Iowa.

  • Associate Degree in Nursing or graduate from an RN program required

  • Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

  • Must provide proof of Mandatory Reporting for Child and Dependent Adult Abuse training prior to employment or within 6 months of hire and maintain current status per State of Iowa guidelines.

Position Highlights and Benefits:

  • Education Assistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1.

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, please call Human Resources at (641) 428-7287 or email us at mc01hrrecruitment@mercyhealth.com

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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