RN - School Nurse

RN - School Nurse

UnityPoint Health | Peoria, IL, 61601, US
Salary Range:$46,000 – $67,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 17 days ago

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Description

Overview

UnityPoint Clinic

In School Health Peoria

Peoria, IL

PRN; as needed

M-F 7:30am-4:00pm

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

Why UnityPoint Health?

* Culture - At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
* Benefits - Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in.
* Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment - We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
* Development - We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
* Community Involvement - Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint

Responsibilities

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

* 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.
* Apply Nursing Process (assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation within licensure guidelines).
* Telephone triage by providing and documenting advice for home care of illness/conditions; conducting follow-up phone calls regarding patient's health and progress as necessary.
* Administer vaccines and ordered medications by oral, IM,SQ or ID routes.
* Place urinary catheters and IV per protocol and license.
* Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing, including appropriate CPT/ICD-9 coding.
* Understand impatient and outpatient specialty procedures. Responsible for compliance with precertification requirements.
* Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status.
* Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient's electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.
* Supervision of delegated duties to LPN and CMA on approved clinical protocols

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

* Graduate of an accredited program for Registered Nurses.
* Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa/Illinois for Registered Nurse.
* High school diploma required if work is performed in a complex CLIA lab.

Experience:

* No previous clinical experience required beyond education requirements
* Previous clinical experience preferred

License(s)/Certification(s):

* BLS

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

* Strong interpersonal skills.
* Ability to work as a team member.
* Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
* Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.
* Strong computer skills.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Other:

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

* Area of Interest: Nursing;
* FTE/Hours per pay period: .01;
* Department: In School Health Peoria- UPC;
* Shift: first shift, school hours;
* Job ID: 115087;