RN/LPN – Outpatient Clinic

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is a trusted provider of high quality, local health care. At Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, we strive to be a premier employer, known for our strong commitment to high employee satisfaction scores while offering competitive salary and benefit packages. Monroe County Hospital & Clinics employs 185 team members and is proud to be called a Top 150 Workplace by the Des Moines Register three years in a row.

Job Description

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is seeking a full-time RN/LPN to join our Outpatient Clinic team.

Primary duties for this position include:

  • Assists providers as outlined in individual contracts to ensure high quality care and satisfaction for both the patients and providers.
  • Rooms patients, takes vital signs, documents in patient chart, and assists with procedures as requested by providers and their staff.
  • Assists in scheduling patients and making reminder phone calls.
  • Serves as liaison between patients and specialty providers’ offices.
  • Performs IV starts and access to VAD’s for the administration of drugs as needed, for example, CT scans, echocardiograms, lab draws, etc.
  • Performs dressing changes and assists patients with outpatient procedures/treatments as ordered.
  • Assesses patients and contacts provider with patient status changes.
  • Works closely with the MCHC pharmacy and external pharmacies to schedule the ordering of specific drugs in a timely manner.  Orders additional non-pharmacy supplies according to protocols and maintains stocked rooms in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Coordinates scheduling of outpatients for treatments on weekends/holidays with the Med/Surg unit.
  • Acquires prior authorizations for radiology exams, surgeries, procedures, medications, etc. as needed.
  • Provides patient education when appropriate.
  • Assists with quality improvement activities.
  • Satisfactory completion of on-the-job orientation and competency skills checklist.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ongoing compliance with MCHC educational and training requirements.
  • Adheres to the MCHC mission, vision, values, and Standards of Behavior.
  • Maintains patient and hospital confidentiality.
  • Promotes and maintains positive relationships with patients, visitors, coworkers, and providers.
  • Actively participates in department huddles, in-services, meetings, and educational opportunities.
  • Follows all departmental policies and procedures and adheres to departmental budget.
Job Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current and unrestricted license as Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse by the Iowa Board of Nursing.
  • Satisfactory completion of on-the-job orientation and competency skills checklist.
  • Basic life support (BLS) and mandatory reporting certified or within 90 days of hire.
  • ACLS within one year of hire.
  • Overall attention to detail, organizational ability, and ability to prioritize.
  • The ability to work in teams and communicate accurately and clearly.
  • Computer experience using Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Proficient in English in order to communicate with patients, families, and other caregivers.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Experience in hospital or clinic setting.

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics offers an excellent benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts
  • Allstate Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • IPERS
  • Generous PTO Package

Pre-employment drug screening and DCI checks required. E.O.E

Job Schedule

Full-time, 32 hours per week

Location

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, 6580 165th St Albia, IA 52531
Phone: (641) 932-1756 | Fax: (641) 932-1671 | Web: www.mchalbia.com