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RN - Med/Surg Inpatient Units

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview RN - Med/Surg Units Allen Hospital, Waterloo, IA Full-time / Part-time options. Day & Night shifts available. Apply today and a Recruiter will be in contact with you to discuss specifics! Responsibilities

  • Assesses the needs of patients and families, providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.
  • Develops an individual plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team. Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient's care.
  • Delivers high quality care utilizing the nursing process while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required on assigned unit in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care. Utilizes holistic approach (considering biopsychosocial, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients and families served in the assigned service area.
  • Delegates and provides direction for other healthcare providers and hold them accountable for their involvement in the plan of care.
  • Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.
  • Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance nursing practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.
  • Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient's and their families' age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.
  • Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.
  • Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
    • Associates Degree in Nursing.
    • Current license in the state of Iowa or meets criteria established by Iowa Board of Nursing. Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
    • Multicultural sensitivity, customer/patient focused.
    • Microsoft Office - basic computer skills.
    • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions. Why UnityPoint Health?
      • Commitment to our Team - For the second consecutive year, we're proud to be recognized as a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare by Becker's Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.
      • Culture - At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
      • Benefits - Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in.
      • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment - We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
      • Development - We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
      • Community Involvement - Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. Visit https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/ to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.
        • Area of Interest: Nursing;
        • FTE/Hours per pay period: 0.9;
        • Department: Surgical - 4 Surgical- Logan;
        • Shift: Full-time & Part-time Opportunities;
        • Job ID: 144056;

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Waterloo , RN - Med/Surg Inpatient Units, Healthcare , Waterloo, Iowa

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