UnityPoint Health

Rn Cardiac

Requisition ID
2022-111798
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Address
2701 17th St
Affiliate
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
City
Rock Island
Department
Cath Lab- RI
State
IL
FTE
0.9
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
6:30am to 5pm with call
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

$10,000 Sign on Bonus

 

Shift Differential: $5.00/hour between 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM; $7.50/hour between 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM **(at minimum of 4 hours worked)**

 

Weekend Differential: An additional $7.50/hour between Fridays at 11:00 PM - Mondays at 7:00 AM

 

 

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. The Nurse is able to provide care during specialized cardiac procedures in a circulator, supply, monitor and scrub role. Procedural Sedation is given by the nurse during specialized cardiac procedures under supervision of physician.

 

 

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

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

  • 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.
  • Demonstrates and maintains proficiency in the manual skills and techniques required in the administration of emergency medications used in the Cath Lab including under the direct supervision of the physician.
  • Demonstrates and maintains proficiency in the manual skills and techniques required to operate specialized equipment in the Cath Lab including, but not limited to the following:
    • Point of care testing: activated clotting times (ACT), oxygen analysis
    • Perfusion equipment: intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), Impella heart pump
    • Coronary interventional equipment: rotational and pulse wave atherectomy
    • Advanced hemodynamic monitoring systems
    • Aseptic technique.
  • Demonstrates and maintains proficiency in the manual skills and techniques required to prepare and maintain sterile fields and to maintain a clean procedure environment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of radiation safety and practice including, but not limited to the following:
    • Knowledge of advanced imaging systems used in the Cath Lab setting
    • Use of radiation protection devices and exposure levels for both the associate and patients.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Preferred or Specialized

 

Education:

 

 

 

 

Diploma from an RN program.

 

BSN degree

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

Prefer previous acute care experience.

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in primary state.  Must apply within 90 days for licensure in secondary state. Must have both Illinois and Iowa licensure.

 

Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Sedation Certification within orientation period.

 

 

Valid drivers’ license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Other:

 

 

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities. 

 

Must meet requirements for standby call which includes a 30 minute response time from residence to Rock Island and Bettendorf Campus.

 

Must have a working phone in order to receive call in messages.

 

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