UnityPoint Health

Rn or Critical Care Paramedic

Requisition ID
2022-108680
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IA-Muscatine
Address
1518 Mulberry Ave
Affiliate
6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity
City
Muscatine
Department
Emergency Department
State
IA
FTE
0.6
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Weekend Option noon to midnight
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint Health-Trinity is accepting applications for an RN position in our Emergency Department at our Trinity Muscatine location. 

Located just outside the Quad Cities metropolitan area, Trinity Muscatine is the newest member of Unity Point Health Quad Cities. The location is perfect for anyone in the Muscatine area who requires any number of services. Trinity Muscatine is a 12 bed ED; with a level 4 Trauma designation. They see 18500 patients a year with an average of 52 patients a day.  

When you choose to join UnityPoint Health, you'll receive the opportunity to grow your health care career and be part of an atmosphere that values teamwork - no matter the setting.  If you would like to be a part of a team that centers around patient care and team communication consider working for us.

 

 

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. 

 

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.org

Responsibilities

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.

 

Administers prescribed meds and treatments in accordance with approved nursing technique.

 

Observes patients, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient’s condition and reaction/response to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.

 

Performs patient care appropriate to condition and considering the needs specific for patient’s age, utilizing critical pathways, protocols, and standards of care.

 

Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and the patient condition.

 

Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.

 

Able to intervene appropriately in emergency situations.

 

Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.

 

Demonstrates ability to assist physician, perform treatments and provide services to level of licensure.

 

Communicates appropriately and clearly to Care Director, co-workers, and physicians.

 

Ability to effectively and efficiently triage patients using 3 tier triage system (Emergent, Urgent, Non-urgent)

 

Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned unit.

 

Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients. Exerting 50 or more pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently.

Qualifications

Qualifications for RN

Must have ED Experience as an RN 

Must be a graduate of accredited School of Nursing.

Must obtain and maintain CPR, ACLS, PALS or ENPC and TNCC certifications within the first year of hire.

Must maintain current BCLS certification or obtain within first 2 months of employment.

Current Registered Professional Nurse licensure in the State of Iowa.

 

Qualifications for Critical Care Paramedic

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Preferred or Specialized

 

Education:

 

 

 

 

Completion of a paramedic program with a valid Illinois or Iowa License.

 

National Certification.

Experience:

 

 

 

 

Minimum of 1 year of field experience in a paramedic-based service.

 

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

Current license in good standing to practice as a paramedic.

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Emergency Department

Current Critical Care Paramedic Endorsement – EMS

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

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