Powell 5 is a 25-bed Neurosurgical, Trauma and Orthopedics unit providing services to inpatients and short-term observation patients. Powell 5 is an interregnal part of the Level 1 Trauma program and holds The Blue Distinction for the care we give patients with total hip and total knee replacements. Our team is committed to a multidisciplinary approach to patient centered care involving achieving best patient outcomes and safe discharge plans. Come be a part of our fascinating and rewarding team we have here on Powell 5!
· Reports any questions or concerns regarding compliance immediately to the attention of department or organization/hospital administrative staff.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or IA Board of Nursing approved nursing program. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is preferred.
Current active Iowa License to practice as a RN. Department of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.
***PLEASE NOTE: All newly licensed RNs with less than six months of acute RN experience and who are interested in this department are required to participate in the RN Residency program. Newly licensed nurses must apply for the Registered Nurse Residency position. Applications are accepted three times each year in March, June and October for cohorts beginning respectively in July, October and February. For more information about the program please go to https://www.unitypoint.org/desmoines/nurse-residency-program.aspx