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Family Practice CMA/LPN/RN

United Community Services, Inc West Des Moines, IA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

We have a full time position available for a RN, LPN or CMA for our Famlly Practice Clinic in West Des Moines, Iowa. UCS Healthcare is a CARF-accredited, non-profit health care organization based in West Des Moines, Iowa with additional offices in Knoxville and Ankeny and medication units across the state offering medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opiate/alcohol addiction. We offer a competitive hourly wage.

Job Title: Certified Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse

Reports To: Nursing Supervisors

Function: To provide comprehensive nursing/medical care within scope of practice to clinic patients by cooperating with other medical professionals in a team environment, while maintaining professional nursing/medical standards. Operates in alignment with UCS Healthcare core values. Is a team player, provides patient centered care and strives to provide the highest level of care.

General Duties: Includes but are not limited to:

  • Follow all Federal, State of Iowa, and agency policies and laws, including those pertaining to patient confidentiality, including HIPAA/ 42CFR part 2 and CARF requirements.
  • Promotes nursing/medical assisting practices and patient care that is effective in terms of quality, cost, and patient satisfaction.
  • Supports the values and philosophy of UCS Healthcare as well as the mission, vision, and behaviors of service excellence.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence, maintaining licensure and certificates.
  • Documents accurately in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates competence in specified computer applications.
  • Consistently meets work schedule.
  • Demonstrates a team approach to care.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a safe and secure environment for patients and staff.
  • Maintains standards of nursing/medical assisting care, performing within the scope of practice.
  • Participates in agency meetings for betterment of patient care.
  • Communicates effectively, practices effective problem identification and resolution skills and uses lines of authority appropriately.

Specific Duties: Are not limited to the following but deemed by Program:

  • Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner within scope of practice.
  • Rooms patients and accurately assesses vital signs and reason for visit.
  • Administers medications and evaluates their effectiveness.
  • Performs venipuncture while maintaining safety standards.
  • Triage phone calls appropriately reporting to RN or provider.
  • Appropriately schedule patients within physicians requested parameters.
  • Implements care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent and continuous manner by utilization of pre-determined standards and evidenced-based practices that define the structure, process and desired patient outcomes.
  • Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established protocols.
  • Accurately calls in/e-scribes medications in a timely manner.
  • Completes Prior Authorizations and Referrals as needed
  • Implements educational materials and evaluates their effectiveness.
  • Participates in orientation of new personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned in all programs within scope of practice
  • Document program specific data collection (Methasoft)
  • Document program specific data into CareLogic
  • Implement and maintain Opioid Treatment Standards within CARF, state. Federal and agency rules and regulations
  • Coordinates care within other areas of the clinic.
  • Other duties as assigned to include but not limited to:
    • Monitor patients as they dose to prevent diversion
    • Collection of urinalysis
    • Perform Breathalyzer testing
    • Keep dosing area and urinalysis restroom clean and orderly
    • Obtain vital signs on patients
    • Scanning and uploading documents
    • Inform nursing staff of patient needs
    • Count patient prescription pills and notify nurse of inconsistencies
    • Coordinate the functions to maintain and distribute accurate medical records
    • Setting up new MAT patients in methasoft, and entering orders as needed.
    • Places orders and flags in Methasoft for MAT treatment
    • Setting up new MAT patients in methasoft, and entering orders as needed.

Preferred Education and Experience: Previous medical office experience preferred. Experience working with pediatric clients is a plus!

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Venipuncture skills required.

Licenses: Licensed as LPN/RN in good standing

Work Schedule:Full-time, Monday - Friday 8:30-5

United Community Services, Inc


West Des Moines, IA
50265 USA
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