Posted Date: 10/19/2021
Job Location: Carroll (St. Anthony Clinic), 405 South Clark St., Suite 100, Carroll, IA, 51401
Department: Carroll Clinic
Employment Type: Full-Time
SUMMARY Work in collaboration with providers, staff and other health care professionals within the clinics to maintain and improve quality and sustainability for patients by providing patient education, referral management, data interpretation and transitional care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Identify and coordinate referrals to team members via EMR
Receive clinic referrals from providers and staff via EMR or face-to-face clinic setting
Identify patients that need care gaps closed, i.e. Annual Wellness Visits, colonoscopies, mammograms, etc. and contact patients and work to close these gaps.
Reports results and pertinent information to patients and healthcare team members.
Identify participating patients in need of disease management and opportunities for preventative health interventions.
Regular communication with emergency and inpatient departments to determine whether outreach is necessary for discharged patients.
Assists with assessment by collection of basic data for assigned patients in the clinic or on the phone. Documents basic assessment and care/instructions given.
Serve as a responsible patient advocate with physicians and other health care providers.
Maintains appropriate aseptic technique for preparation, procedures and medications administered.
Completes all other duties as assigned.
Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.
Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.
Attends all mandatory meetings and programs.
Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Manual.
Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or diploma from a school of nursing.
Must have strong organizational (time management) skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities. The ability to communicate effectively using written and verbal skills is necessary. Exhibits professionalism and ability to build rapport and maintain relationships with providers. Must be self-driven and have the ability to complete tasks with minimum oversight from management.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, REGISTRATIONS
Graduate of an accredited school for professional nurse.
Basic CPR certification
Knowledge of principles of anatomy and physiology, pharmacology and disease processes. Knowledge of medical laboratory techniques, principles, and instruments. Knowledge of medical office practice and procedures, office equipment, medical terminology, data entry, health insurance providers’ rules and regulations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood-borne pathogens. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
If you have further questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 712-794-5111.