CommonSpirit Health RN- Clinic Lead Mercy West Grand in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa
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.
Here at MercyOne we are passionate about patient care. We are looking for a qualified Nurse Lead to provide 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.
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.
Education / Accreditation / Licensure
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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Requisition ID 2020-142860
Employment Type Full Time
Department Adult Clinic
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility MERCY CLINICS INC.
Standard Hours Varies
Work Schedule Varies
Location IA-WEST DES MOINES
Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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