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Nursing Assistant (hourly) - IRL Gastroenterology Clinic

Posting ID 131054
Department IRL-Gastroenterology/Iowa River Landing
Jobcode Nursing Assistant
Working Title Nursing Assistant (hourly) - IRL Gastroenterology Clinic
Details

IRL is seeking a PRN Nursing Assistant for its Gastroenterology Clinic. This PRN NA may be assigned to any of the IRL clinical areas during shifts in accordance to business need. Hours will be accomplished between 8:00am-8:00pm Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 5:00pm Friday, and rotating Saturday's between 7:30am-12:00pm. 

Under direct supervision, assists the members of the nursing team in provision of multiple types of patient care in out-patient care areas. Their work requires familiarity with a wide variety of nursing procedures used in delivering patient care.

Characteristic Duties and 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.

 

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions.

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
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Previous Customer Service Experience
Contact ALENE JOHNSON
Phone: 319-467-2000
Email: alene-johnson@uiowa.edu
Application Instructions To apply for a PRN position, please email a copy of your resume and letter of interest to alene-johnson@uiowa.edu
Ad Start Date 11/15/2022
Ad End Date 11/30/2022

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