Health Coach

Harlan Rural Health Clinic

Full-time position (36 hours per week).  Works Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.  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 have the ability to apply critical thinking skills and make sound judgments both while performing daily responsibilities and throughout the patient’s continuum of care.  Complete health risk assessments as a foundation for developing individualized care plans and outcomes goals for patients and their families.  Act as the primary contact point, advocate, and source of information for patients and the community partners who help treat them.  Research, find, and link patients to resources, services, and support mechanisms for their care plans and self-care management needs.  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.