LPN/RN Clinic-Ottumwa

Requisition ID
2020-111964
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Adult Clinic
Hours Per Pay Period
48
Facility
MercyOne Centerville
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
days
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
IA-CENTERVILLE
Optional Work Location
US-IA-OTTUMWA

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities



Essential Key Job Responsibilities




1.      
Demonstrates
ability to recognize and assess urgent/emergency needs of patients and
initiate appropriate emergency procedures as needed.


2.      
Demonstrates
current level of knowledge of various payer regulations by functioning within
those guidelines.


3.      
Acts
to facilitate interdisciplinary communication. Utilizes other members of the
health care team in assessing the patient and analyzes patient data. 
Assess learning needs of the patient and
significant others. Gives accurate and complete information to patient and
family.


4.      
Follows
clinic procedure/protocol for the organization and management of the
electronic medical record (i.e. test results, retrieval, filing, creation,
repair, charging of electronic medical record).


5.      
Evaluates
patient and family understanding of treatment plan and/or instructions.


6.      
Assists
with a variety of procedures, exams, and/or operation of diagnostic equipment
as assigned.


7.      
Maintains
appropriate aseptic technique for preparation, procedures and medications
administered.


8.      
Accurately
and legibly documents all patient interactions in electronic medical record.


9.      
Reports
results and pertinent information to patients and health care team members.


10.   
Functions
according to limitations or scope of license or certification.


11.   
Performs
basic nursing functions (vitals, rooming, assist with procedures, immunizations,
medication injections, etc.) under direction and supervision of provider.


12.   
Maintains
professional appearance of patient exam and procedure rooms.


13.   
Coordinates
provider schedules in all areas.


14.   
Obtains
prior authorizations for required procedures and medications to ensure payer
approval.


15.   
Provides
patient teaching as needed. (Inhaler, diagnoses, pre-operative, etc.)


16.   
Reports
timely results and pertinent information to patient and health care team
member.


17.     


Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 48
Primary Location: IA > OTTUMWA > MERCY OTTUMWA MED CLINIC





Qualifications

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!



Job Responsibilities

As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient’s individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.



Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:


  • Monitoring patients’ conditions and assessing their needs

  • Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients

  • Administering patients’ medications and providing treatments according to physicians’ orders

  • Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families





Job Requirements

We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.



Additional requirements for this role include:


  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program

  • Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required

  • Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred 

  • Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas




Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.

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