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UnityPoint Health RN Specialty Nurse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

RN Specialty Nurse

Diabetes & Kidney Clinic - Cedar Rapids, IA

$500 sign-on bonus

Full-time: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Opportunity to become Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)

Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Match, Disability Coverage, Paid Time Off/Holidays, Critical Care Coverage, Parental Leave, Annual Pay Raise and more!!

  • Function as a clinician, educator and resource for patients within their specialty of care and assist physicians with office procedures.

  • Triage incoming patients ensuring compliance with established admission/acceptance criteria. Direct appointments and referrals as determined by the current criteria.

  • Develop, implement and evaluate the standards of practice and care for the patient population.

  • Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members.

  • Responsible for the development and ongoing coordination of care for patients.

  • Act as a consultant both within the institution and to outside agencies or groups.

  • Conduct or facilitate implementation of research studies and translate research findings into nursing practice.

  • Preauthorize care/procedures with insurance companies.

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Registered Nurses.

  • Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa/Illinois for Registered Nurse.

  • BLS Certification

  • Previous clinical experience preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work as a team member.

  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Requisition ID: 2021-90700

Street: 1002 4th Ave SE

Name: 9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate

Name: Diabetes and Kidney Center- CR

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday, Daytime hours

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

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