Nursing Assistant (80-100%) - IRL Podiatry Clinic at University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Other 14 days ago.





Job Description:

The Iowa River Landing Pain Clinic is seeking a 80-100% Nursing Assistant. Under direct supervision, assists the members of the nursing team in provision of multiple types of patient care in in-patient and out-patient care areas. Their work requires familiarity with a wide variety of nursing procedures used in delivering patient care. Duties may involve the use of electronic word/data processing equipment and/or conventional office equipment.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Assists with intake and rooming of patients
  • Inventory and handling of equipment, specimens and supplies.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, oxygen level, and other various assessments as instructed by charge nurse or nursing management.
  • Performs simple diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as enemas, preoperative preparation of the skin, dressing changes, collecting specimens, applying binders, etc.
  • Reports pertinent patient information and incidents to charge nurse and care team.
  • Provides for patient comfort measures through social interactions.
  • Shares responsibility for preparation, proper use, and care of equipment and supplies and for nearness and cleanliness of clinic.
  • May assemble equipment and supplies in preparation for various diagnostic or treatment procedures performed by physicians or nurse.
  • Performs special duties as taught and directed by the charge nurse or nursing management team.
  • Cleans clinical areas and exam rooms dependent on the area of assignment.
  • Stock and supply patient rooms and clinical areas.


University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

University of Iowa Health Care-Iowa River Landing offers the world-class, academic-level medicine you expect from UI Hospitals and Clinics in a convenient medical office building that makes visiting the doctor a pleasant experience. Our pledge at UI Health Care-Iowa River Landing is that our patients will receive the best possible care in a friendly, compassionate, efficient way.



Benefits Highlights:


Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans

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Percent of Time: 80-100%


Schedule: Monday - Friday, 32-40 hours a week will be accomplished between the times of 8:00am-5:00pm.

Location: Iowa River Landing



Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions.



Special Qualifications:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Public Contact/Customer Service



Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous clerical experience, including patient telephone calls, prior authorizations, medical record coordination, lab result entering/editing, faxing, etc.
  • Previous experience working in an ambulatory clinic



Application Process:


Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be sujbect to a criminal background check and education/credential verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. For questions, contact Anne Pitkin at anne-pitkin@uiowa.edu.

This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.


Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Nursing Assistant
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Full-time
Compensation
  • Pay Level: 4
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Anne Pitkin
  • Contact Email: anne-pitkin@uiowa.edu

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