UnityPoint Health

RN-CCU

Requisition ID
2017-35245
Category
Nursing
US-IA-Fort Dodge
802 Kenyon Rd
Affiliate
7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
Fort Dodge
Department
Intensive Care Unit
IA
FTE
0.45
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
19-07

Overview

Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care Department

 

 

Position is Part Time: 36 hours in 2 weeks.

Shift: 12 hour nights.  Will include every 3rd weekend (F,S,S), and holiday rotation.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assesses and monitors total physiological, psychological, sociocultural, and spiritual needs of adult and geriatric patients.
  2. With guidance from/collaboration with the care coordinator, initiates and prioritizes with the patient/significant other, an individualized, interdisciplinary team (IDT) plan of care reflective of changing needs/goals as determined by evaluating the patient/significant other response to the plan of care.
  3. Provides nursing care in accordance with nursing standards and the adult and geriatric patient's IDT plan of care.
  4. With guidance and direction of the care coordinator assesses and plans for discharge needs, evaluates adult and geriatric patients and significant others educational needs and initiates and implements appropriate teaching protocols or makes appropriate referrals.
  5. Documents nursing care consistent with documentation guidelines.
  6. Communicates with other members of the healthcare team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.
  7. Participates in unit operations demonstrating professional behaviors to include supporting goals of nursing unit and maintaining awareness of resource utilization.
  8. Participates in non-direct patient care activities including educational activities, performance improvement activities, standards development and review, hospital/nursing committees and other related activities.
  9. Demonstrates positive customer relation skills.
  10. Must successfully complete and pass unit required educational classes.
  11. Adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures.  
  12. Assists physicians with procedures. 

 

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:                   Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing required. Bachelor’s degree in

                                   Nursing preferred. Refer to BSN Employee Voluntary Agreement.

 

Licensure:                   Current RN Licensure in State of Iowa or applicable compact state.

                                   Must be licensed in state of residence.

 

Experience:                 None

 

Skills/Abilities:             Ability to delegate wisely, exercise good judgment, maintain effective interpersonal relationships, adapt to change, evaluate critically and think creatively. Must demonstrate knowledge and skills required for specialized area of assignment. Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care appropriate to adult and geriatric patients.   Must demonstrate effective communication skills. Certification in ACLS, BLS, and MOAB. Completion of a hospital-approved Critical Care course within two years of starting classes. CCU RNs are a member of the Primary stroke team and require 4 hours of annual stroke education.

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