UnityPoint Health

RN Acute-Surgery-Methodist

Requisition ID
2022-108276
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IA-Des Moines
Address
1200 Pleasant St
Affiliate
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
City
Des Moines
Department
Surgery- Meth
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Full Time Days 6:30a - 5p Monday - Friday with call, 40 hours/week
Work Remotely within the US
No
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS!

As a member of the surgical services team, provides care to perioperative patients ranging in age from neonates to geriatrics in a level one trauma center.  The Iowa Methodist campus has 16 OR suites providing a wide range of surgical services including but not limited to cardiac, transplant, orthopedics, plastics, general surgery, pediatrics, neurosurgery, urology, gynecology, ENT and vascular surgery. As a member of the interdisciplinary team, contributes professional nursing knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to patients and their families.  Maintains a practice environment that reflects the ANA Code for Nurses, Philosophy of Nursing at UnityPoint Health with in the structure of the Professional Nurse Practice Model and in collaboration with other care givers.

 

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 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 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.org/ 

Responsibilities

  • Provides and coordinates nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process.
  • Completes documentation to assure an accurate record of patient’s care.
  • Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments, and maintains responsibility for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.
  • Collaborates with physicians and other professionals in planning and implementing care within hospital policy and legal limitations.
  • Assesses needs of patients and families, provides appropriate teaching to facilitate discharge planning, and makes the necessary referrals to community agencies to provide continuity of care.
  • Utilizes a holistic approach (considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned service area.
  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality of care, patient and employee safety, and customer service.

 

Qualifications

  • Current active or compact license as Registered Nurse for the state of Iowa (BSN preferred)
  • Current RN License recognized by the State of Iowa Board of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science (BSN) in Nursing preferred
  • Minimum of 6 months of RN experience
  • Department of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.

***PLEASE NOTE: All newly licensed RNs with less than six months of RN experience and who are interested in this department or any other Acute RN roles within UnityPoint Health – Des Moines, are encouraged and required to participate in the RN Residency program. Newly licensed nurses must apply for the Registered Nurse Residency position. 

 For more information about the program and upcoming cohort dates, please go to https://www.unitypoint.org/desmoines/nurse-residency-program.aspx

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