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UnityPoint Health Licensed Practical Nurse in Waterloo, Iowa

Licensed Practical Nurse,under the direction of a health care provider, is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of our patients.

Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures.

Demonstrates competence in the clinical skills necessary to carry out assigned job duties.

May be required to draw and collect blood and other samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.

Administer vaccines and ordered medications by oral, IM,SQ or ID routes.

Schedule outpatient procedures, referrals and performs prior authorization as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing, including appropriate CPT/ICD-9 coding.

Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring status.

Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.

Be aware of what is happening in department and the organization by attending department huddles, reading and responding 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.

Provide education to patients and families using the teach-back method per protocols and guidelines.

Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Practical Nurses.

Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.

Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa for Licensed Practical Nurse.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Strong computer skills.

Ability to work as a team member.

Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

Able to write, read, comprehend and speak fluent English.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Requisition ID: 2021-87063

Street: 3254 Kimball Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Name: Pain Mgmt-Pain Clinic- Clnc

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .5

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days

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