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1548 South Gilbert Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
- Tamera Jensen
- Phone: 5152715303
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Health Care Manager, Bi-Lingual
Proteus, Inc. • Iowa City, IA
Posted 18 days ago
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Proteus, Inc. provides health care to migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families. These services are provided throughout the state of Iowa. The Health Care Manger will assist in the administration of the
migrant health program, community outreach, patient case management, clinical
management, and perform general medical screening to non‑acutely ill
The duties and responsibilities of the position include:
Ensure that all clinics follow clinical protocols to ensure quality of care
Use electronic medical records system to record patient information
Assist in providing first‑aid to farmworkers
Assist in instructing patients in managing common health problems
Translate for farmworkers to assist Physician, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant.
Accurately take temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration, height, weight, and vision screening and limited lab tests after completing initial training
Accurately complete health care forms included in the patient chart
Record health histories in patient's chart in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Assist in communicating patient observations and behavior pertinent to that patient's plan of care as directed.
Assist health care team members with examinations or procedure within boundaries of job, when assigned.
Implement medical provider's orders as directed with procedures, exams, treatments, and/or referrals when necessary and within boundaries of job.
Assist in the management of in house pharmacy and dispensing of medications as directed under the medical provider.
Assume leadership and supervision of summer health aid staff during clinic operations.
Sufficient education and experience to be able to demonstrate the ability to fulfill the responsibilities of this position. Such abilities might normally be demonstrated by a candidate having completed an BA/BS from an accredited school.
Experience: Two years experience in a healthcare related field preferred.
Specific Skills: Bilingual Spanish/English required.
License and Certificates: Access to reliable transportation, valid driver's license and minimum car insurance as required by state law.
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Must possess the physical capabilities to perform the following: reaching, handling, talking, hearing, seeing, standing, walking, stooping, and bending.