UnityPoint Health

RN Lead, Inpatient Resource Department

Requisition ID
2022-109581
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
1825 Logan Ave
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
City
Waterloo
Department
Nursing Administration- Logan
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Full-time Nights, (5pm-3am or 6pm-4am) No weekends.
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

RN Lead, Resource Department

Allen Hospital, Waterloo, IA

Full-time: 4, 10 hr shifts (5pm-3am or 6pm-4am) No weekends.

 

Provides support to the House Supervisor in the coordination of nursing practice and hospital activities. Assists with managing the day-to-day operations of the organization. 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. Collaborates with physicians and other health care workers, to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. Supports the development of nurses with the following responsibilities: rounding, responding to requests from nurses for emergent or high-risk procedures, mentoring and providing support to nurses in their work environment, and providing real time education to nurses.

 

 

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 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 support to the House Supervisor in the direction, coordination, and delegation of patient care.
  • Assists with managing staffing needs, bed placement, and the daily operations of patient care.
  • Collaborates with the leadership team to assist with resolving complex unit situations, such as patient complaints and crises as they occur within the unit.
  • Evaluates and guides staff through coaching and immediate feedback. Demonstrates the ability to fairly and consistently interpret, apply and follow personnel policies/procedures.
  • Assists with the review of staffing and effectively communicates with others to ensure staffing requirements are met.
  • Assists with the orientation program of newly hired team members.
  • Provides support to the House Supervisor in rounding, responding to emergency situations, or other needs, as needed.
  • Provides assistance to the nursing units to meet patient needs.
  • 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 specialties required, 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.
  • Assists with competency training to ensure staff development needs for nurses are met.
  • Serves as a resource in the assessment planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care provided by nursing staff.
  • Supports nurses with development of professional skills, work efficiency, and documentation in the electronic medical record.
  • Provides coaching at the elbow to nurses on key nursing initiatives.
  • Serves as a role model in creating a positive work environment that contributes to safety and positive clinical outcomes.
  • Debriefs with nurses after critical events.
  • Evaluates nurse’s performance and collaborates with department nursing leadership with feedback in areas for improvement.
  • Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • One year of nursing experience in acute care setting. 2 or more years of nursing experience in acute care setting. Previous leadership experience.
  • Current license in the state of Iowa or meets criteria established by Iowa Board of Nursing.
  • Ability to maintain current professional expertise.
  • Exhibits discretion and sound judgment in all aspects of the job.
  • Promotes positive interpersonal relations and serves as a role model within the department and with hospital personnel.
  • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
  • Multicultural sensitivity.
  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
  • Customer/patient focused.
  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
  • Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.

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