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Specialty Nurse/LPN-Cardiology Clinic

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

Overview$5,000 Sign-on Bonus For Qualified Applicants! No call, no weekends, no holidays! Functions as a clinician, educator and resource for patients within their specialty of care. Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture - At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits - Our competitive program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment - We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development - We believe equipping you with support and is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement - Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at .Responsibilities
    • Function as a clinician, educator and resource for patients within their specialty of care
    • Triage incoming patients ensuring compliance with established admission/acceptance criteria. Direct appointments and referrals as determined by the current criteria.
    • Develop, implement and evaluate the standards of practice and care for the patient population.
    • Demonstrates competence in the clinical skills necessary to carry out assigned job duties.
    • Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status.
    • Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members.
    • Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient's electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.
    • Thoroughly understand testing (lab and procedures) values and relationship to patient status with accountability to take next steps, as appropriate to scope and licensure.
    • Responsible for the development and ongoing coordination of care for patients.
    • Act as a consultant both within the institution and to outside agencies or groups.
    • Consult with individuals, families, community agencies or colleagues from associated disciplines or with nursing.
    • Conduct or facilitate implementation of research studies and translate research findings into nursing practice.
    • Preauthorize care/procedures with insurance companies.
    • Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization's intranet site.
    • Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
    • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other's views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.
    • Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Administrator to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.Qualifications
      • Current RN licensure to practice as a registered nurse
      • CPR certification
      • Mandatory Reporter certification
      • bility to direct others and to exercise judgement in problem situations
      • Creative thinking; analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities; self-direction; theoretical implementation and evaluation
      • Strong interpersonal skills
      • Ability to work as a team member
      • Strong computer skills
      • Able to write, read, comprehend and speak fluent English
      • Computer data entry experience
      • Use of usual/customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position
        • Area of Interest: Nursing;
        • FTE/Hours per pay period: 0.8;
        • Department: Cardiology Clinic;
        • Shift: 4 days per week, 8:30 am -5:00 pm;
        • Job ID: 145273;

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Cedar Rapids , Specialty Nurse/LPN-Cardiology Clinic, Healthcare , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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