RN- Clinic Lead

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Adult Clinic
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Facility / Process Level : Name


MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total)  –  along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.


 The Registered Nurse – Lead provides routine patient care under the supervision of a licensed clinician. Provides nursing services to patients in a community health setting. Assists in providing education to the patients/family as needed. Responsible for the flow of patients through the medical service areas, and exercises frequent independent judgment. Performs with minimal supervision.


What You Will Do:

  • Monitor the patient flow throughout the clinic areas.
  • Assist Practice Manager or Healthcare Provider with clinical staffing issue within department and/or related to other departments.
  • Delegate tasks to clinical staff and create the clinical staff schedules as requested.
  • Facilitate training and orientation to the clinical staff members.
  • Assess and triage patients for appropriate department within the clinic.
  • Accurately obtain health history and rectifies medications.
  • Serve as Interpreter between the patient and provider as requested.
  • Administer medications by oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, intradermal routes, IV.
  • Follows nursing policies and procedures for Intravenous infusion.
  • Perform phlebotomy and collects specimen for various tests.      
  • Educate patient and/or family on prescribed treatment regimens.
  • Perform Clinical Competencies.
  • Actively participates in quality improvement projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Must have a current/valid RN license from the state licensing board.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.


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