Catholic Health Initiatives Des Moines , IA 50301
The Registered Nurse Clinical Specialty 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.
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.
Job Requirements / Qualifications
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
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.
May be required to have additional specialty certifications.
Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.
Experience (required and preferred):