UnityPoint Health

RN-Intensive Care Unit

Requisition ID
2022-111657
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
1825 Logan Ave
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
City
Waterloo
Department
Intensive Care Unit- Logan
State
IA
FTE
.45
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Part-time Weekend Package: 7P-7A, every 5th weekend off
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

RN – ICU

Allen Hospital - Waterloo

$10K Sign on Bonus

Part-time, Weekend Package, 7pm-7am with every 5th weekend off.  Includes call and holiday rotation.

 

12-bed unit caring for acutely ill medical and surgical patients. Nurses are ACLS and TCAR certified, and trained in reading dysrhythmias, balloon pumps, Impellas, CRRT, neuro drains, post open hearts, etc. and are involved in miscellaneous bedside procedures. We have continuous bedside monitoring in all patient rooms to facilitate accurate and close monitoring. Nurses also manage vasoactive medications for blood pressure issues along with sedation for those who are ventilated. Nurse-to-patient ratio is 1:2/3, depending on acuity.

 

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

  • 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 specialty required on assigned unit 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.
  • Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.
  • Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance nursing practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.
  • Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.
  • Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.
  • Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Nursing.
  • Current license in the state of Iowa or meets criteria established by Iowa Board of Nursing. Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
  • Multicultural sensitivity, customer/patient focused.
  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

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