Our mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.
Medical Associates Clinic is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. The group was founded in 1924 and is Iowa’s oldest multispecialty group practice. Today, Medical Associates Clinic is the area’s leading health care provider and only multispecialty group practice. Medical Associates Clinic has been recognized since 1998 as a “better performing practice” by the Medical Group Management Association.
In 1982, Medical Associates developed the Tri-State’s first health maintenance organization, Medical Associates Health Plans, which offers comprehensive health benefits to over 400 employers and 45,000 members. Medical Associates Health Plans has maintained an “Excellent” rating, the highest level of accreditation possible by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, for 13 consecutive years.
Medical Associates Clinic offers several locations from which to seek medical care, including facilities at 1500 Associates Drive, 1000 Langworthy, and 1940 Elm Street in Dubuque, Iowa; as well as facilities in Bellevue, Cascade, Dyersville, Elkader, and Monona, Iowa; Cuba City, and Platteville, Wisconsin; and Elizabeth and Galena, Illinois.
Tri-State Surgery Center is looking to engage a Registered Nurse full time, around 80 hours per pay period, to work in the Operating Room and Pre/Post-OP. Must be an energetic, self-motivated team oriented individual with excellent communication skills and be able to relate positively with others in a fast paced environment.
Provide Quality professional nursing care for clinical patients following licensure requirements, Standards of practice and within the nursing scope of practice. Conduct systematic assessments of patient status, initiate critical decision making processes and implement on-going evaluations of plan of care. Oversee the surgical technician during surgical procedures.
Must be an energetic, self-motivated team oriented individual with excellent communication skills and be able to relate positively with others in a fast paced environment.
Valid RN Licensure
Collaborate with the healthcare team based on evidenced based guidelines to direct/perform independent nursing triage and intervention using critical thinking skills and provide emergency care as needed according to department protocols. This includes but is not limited to missing and providing administration of antineoplastic agents, emergency cardiac medications as ordered by the physician. Monitoring and administrating medications as well as EKG interpretation peri-operatively. Preparing for the operative procedures to include instruments, equipment and supplies according to physician preference cards and orders. Ordering supplies for assigned areas.
Integrate the nursing process in all patient contact, care, diagnostic testing and treatments. Collect pertinent patient health care data, review medical records and confer/collaborate with physicians to ensure patient needs are met.
Communicate effectively with patients, co-workers, and others. Promote patient wellness and provide patient education.
Demonstrate flexibility in performing duties of patient care. Provide input for devising systems to improve quality and efficiency of patient care and workflow. Document care provided, including but not limited to: Assessment, interventions, medications, patient education, and assist with integrity of medical records. Facilitate reimbursement of services provided, including but not limited to entering of supplies used, and insurance requirements.
Comply with state, federal and accreditation regulations, policies and procedures, which may include but is not limited to: completing incident reports, evaluating safety and appropriateness of equipment.
Maintain facility environment that is safe, neat, organized and supplied with necessary equipment, instruments, supplies, and educational material. Ensures equipment is functioning safely and properly. Perform cleaning, sterilization and maintenance of equipment, instruments according to guidelines.
Complete all other assigned projects and duties.
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