RN Health Coach

Rural Health Clinic. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works four days Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm; rotates Saturdays. The medical home health coach (MHHC) supports the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) by working with patients, families, providers, other providers and staff to promote timely access to needed care, providing daily continuity of care coordination and coaching patients, families, and caregivers to understand the patient’s care plan and self-care management responsibilities. Is of prime importance in helping the medical provider respond successfully to the increasing demands for his/her services. Is the essential link between the medical provider and his/her patients, professional associates, and equipment and medical suppliers. Delivers patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Assists in the patient teaching activities and maintains the standards of a professional nurse. Performs various laboratory and radiologic procedures and is responsible for the documentation of the results of these. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing program possessing a current Iowa Nursing license. Must either be certified in CPR or obtain certification during the first three months of employment.