Catholic Health Initiatives RN Registered Nurse Clinic Specialty - Surgical Affiliates in DES MOINES, Iowa

RN Registered Nurse Clinic Specialty - Surgical Affiliates


Job Summary

The Registered Nurse – Clinic Specialty functions as a vital

member of the healthcare team who contributes to the success the practice by

demonstrating customer/patient focus, effective communication,

professionalism, and teamwork. Will utilizes the nursing process to assess,

plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive care provided to selected patient

populations and their families.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performgeneral nursing care to patients by following established standards andprocedures.

  • Mayperform specific nursing care as it relates to specialty of thepractice.

  • Obtainpatient consent for care and ensure patient confidentiality.

  • Obtain anddocument health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs,and health risk factors and assesses disease condition.

  • Provide patientcare based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/statelaws and regulations.

  • Executeprescribed treatments and medical interventions, administer prescribedmedications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patientresponse. Refer to/consult with physicians, other health providers, andcommunity resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns.

  • Educate patientsand families about health status, health maintenance, and management ofacute and chronic conditions.

  • Document patientassessment and intervention data using established medical recordforms/automated systems and documentation practices.

  • Participate inmultidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.

  • Track qualityassurance data and monitor for acute and chronic care management.

  • May act as teamlead for other nursing staff.

  • Perform otherduties as assigned.


Job Requirements /Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required &


  • Graduate of anaccredited school of nursing required.

  • Bachelor ofScience in Nursing preferred.

  • Current/validRegistered Nurse license from the state licensing board required.

  • May be requiredto have additional specialty certifications.

  • BasicLife Support (BLS) or Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Care LifeSupport (ACLS) may be required.

Experience (required and preferred):

  • 1 year relatedexperience in a specialty clinic (e.g. Oncology, Neurology, Cardiology,etc.) required.

Job RN


Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0177736

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.