Serves as a resource person to staff, both clinically and administratively. Serves as the off shift representative of management: that represents and supports management. Supervises staff and makes administrative decisions which may involve patients and their families and UnityPoint Des Moines staff. Maintains a global perspective as a basis for decision making. Coordinates utilization of resources including staff and equipment. Seeks to enhance quality of care by acting as consultant and mentor. Provides feedback to appropriate management regarding staff and clinical situations as necessary. Contributes to an environment that promotes staff empowerment. Coordinates patient placement in collaboration with Patient Access, Transfer Center, Clinical Staffing, and nursing departments.
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Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Graduate of accredited nursing program
Two years of experience as a registered nurse in acute care setting
Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in [type in State].
Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire.
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.