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Trinity Health LPN/CMA MercyOne Primghar/Paullina Clinic FT in Primghar, Iowa

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day Shift

Description:LPN: Under direct supervision, assists in carrying out the phases of the nursing process as appropriately delegated by the Registered Nurse/Provider. Provides nursing care to assigned patients by utilizing the nursing process and meeting the established standards within the clinic. Is accountable for assigned patients, demonstrates understanding of nursing and its issues and is an advocate for patient/families and nursing.

CMA: Under direct supervision of the physician, assists in patient care as delegated by the physician. Performs clerical duties, phlebotomy, simple laboratory functions, and assists in direct patient care.

Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne, we are dedicated to the well-being of both our colleagues and the patients they serve. Elevating patient-centered care comes from the efforts of all colleagues.

What we offer:

We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs

  • Education reimbursement

  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision

  • Paid time off

  • Long- and short-term leave

  • Retirement planning

  • Life insurance coverage

What you will do:

  • Obtains vital signs, blood pressures, heights, and weights and records information appropriately, accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrates competency in performing phlebotomy, use of appropriate tubes for blood specimen collection, labeling, accurate identification, etc.

  • Assists with patient treatments as delegated, i.e., specimen collection, simple dressing changes.

  • Processes simple laboratory specimens. Maintains CLIA/COLA evaluation and documentation of competency.

  • Performs screen and follow up of patient test results.

  • Assists with patient exam as directed by the physician.

  • Obtains EKG tracing as directed and ordered by physician.

  • Identifies and communicates significant changes in patient’s status (potential or actual adverse patient occurrences) to the physician.

  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with multi-disciplinary team members as well as patients, families and significant others.

  • Transports patient to and from other departments as delegated.

  • Initiates appropriate measures to ensure safety/well-being of patient, family, visitors and staff.

  • Maintains cleanliness and organization of patient environment, utilizing the established room cleaning procedures and appropriate supplies.

  • Is knowledgeable of and completes clinic specific responsibilities/assignments.

  • Performs clerical duties as assigned, i.e., scheduling of appointments, verification of patient demographics, assisting with the maintenance of medical records.

  • Uses effective communication principles to coordinate care with other health care providers.

  • Actively participates in clinic meetings, committees, conferences, and in-services.

  • Recognizes and communicates issues/occurrences utilizing established lines of authority, and assists in identifying ways to resolve variances or unacceptable outcomes.

What we are looking for:

Medical Assistant:

  • Must have successfully completed/graduated from a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited Medical Assisting training program. Requires a current certification/registration (CMA/RMA) by an NCCA certified agency.

  • Maintains certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support.

  • Able to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change.

LPN:

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse maintaining current state licensure. A minimum of one to two years nursing experience preferred.

  • Basic Life Support Certification (BCLS) is required unless doctor’s release is provided.

  • Is able to communicate effectively with all members of the health care team.

Why MercyOne Western Iowa?

MercyOne Western Iowa serves the needs of individuals in a 33-county area including western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, a 238-bed regional facility, is home to the only Level II trauma center in the area – one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons – and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service. Along with owned and managed hospitals in Primghar and Hawarden, Iowa, and a partnership with Dunes Surgical Hospital in South Dakota, the region also operates a primary care network, specialty care clinics and home health care, providing an entire continuum of preventative, primary, acute and tertiary health care services to provide personalized, compassionate care for the communities we serve and beyond.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life so you can get well—and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond. MercyOne Western Iowa is a member of Trinity Health

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.

Our Mission defines us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless Values guide us:

  • Reverence

  • Integrity

  • Commitment to the Poor

  • Compassion

  • Excellence

  • Justice

  • Stewardship

MercyOne Cultural Beliefs direct us:

  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.

  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.

  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.

  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.

  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal 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.

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