UnityPoint Health

RN Virtual Inpatient / Resource Nurse

Requisition ID
2021-102920
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
1825 Logan Ave
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
City
Waterloo
Department
NursingFloat-Resource- Logan
State
IA
FTE
0.6
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Part-time, 0.6: 11am-11pm
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits

Overview

RN Virtual Inpatient Nurse

Allen Hospital (not a remote position)

Part-time, 0.6: 11am-11pm (3-4 weekends per year)

 

Contributes professional nursing knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to patients through the application of the nursing process. Participates as a virtual member of the interdisciplinary team. The position will utilize technology to communicate to both inpatient nursing and patients/family members through workflows including, but not limited to admission, discharge, and education.

 

  • Uses innovative video and EPIC technologies to complete admission assessments, discharge summaries, patient education.
  • Conducts face-to-face patient assessments with video platform and coordinates with nurses at the bedside in care planning.
  • Operates as integral part of nursing care delivery team on inpatient medical and surgical units.

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you 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 like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance 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 us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint

Responsibilities

  • Assesses and documents patient status through a virtual interview.
  • Functions as a scribe for inpatient nursing for the physical assessment and other assessment parameters, as applicable.
  • Develops an individualized plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and other members of the health care team.
  • Completes required documentation as appropriate, including documenting in the medical record and event reports.
  • Demonstrates technical knowledge of equipment and the ability to troubleshoot when problems arise.
  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge and skills in evidence-based nursing practice and advances in virtual nursing practice.
  • Demonstrates professional accountability for own practice as evidenced by seeking resources and continued self-development.
  • If deemed necessary by Nursing Leadership, requirements to provide direct, hands-on patient care or take a patient assignment may occur.
  • Ensures all aspects of technology is functioning properly prior to usage.
  • Proficient at conducting virtual assessment, scribing, and documenting admission/discharge processes.
  • Analyzes clinical situations in a systematic way and acts to obtain resources or correct problems to meet or exceed expected outcomes or patient needs.
  • Demonstrates ownership and persistence to ensure problem is resolved in best way possible.
  • Consistently prioritizes work based on changes in patient condition, changes in assignment and unanticipated interruptions.
  • Identifies and utilizes team resources to solve identified problems or needs.
  • Chooses an appropriate and meaningful communication style when interacting with others; gives and accepts constructive feedback to/from peers.
  • Actively promotes and achieves customer satisfaction (patient, family, nursing, practitioners).
  • Adapts teaching strategies based on learner response and readiness to learn. Proficient in teach-back strategies.
  • Takes cultural, age-specific, gender, and developmental factors into consideration when teaching patients about procedures, illness, hospital experience, etc.
  • Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education. Identifies if the virtual education method is not appropriate for the patient condition/situation and consults with inpatient RN.
  • Shares clinical knowledge through teaching and in response to the learning needs of others.
  • Available virtually to coach-in-the-moment for new graduate nurses or nursing staff completing an unfamiliar process or skill.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years previous Med-Surg nursing experience including utilization of the Electronic Medical Record. Previous experience with virtual technology platforms preferred.
  • Current licensure in good standing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa.
  • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
  • Proficient computer knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email, and web browser.
  • Multicultural sensitivity.
  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgement in making decisions.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

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