UnityPoint Health

RN-Geropsychiatric

Requisition ID
2017-38842
Category
Nursing
US-IA-Dubuque
350 N Grandview Ave
Affiliate
2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital
Dubuque
Department
Other Behavioral - Geropsyc
IA
FTE
0.9
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Days, 7a-7p, for 72 hours per pay period. Holiday and every third weekend rotation

Overview

Work hours are days, 7a-7p, for 72 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will be required to flex to other shifts as needed. There is a holiday and every third weekend rotation.

 

Our Behavioral Health unit is an inpatient hospital program providing psychiatric services to individuals age 55 and older who are experiencing behavioral health issues.  It consists of 9 beds and provides coordinated, personalized care for each patient.  Our program therapy helps individuals care for themselves better and follow their primary care provider's directions, particularly about taking medicines. 

 

 

Responsibilities

Provides nursing care for patients with actual or potential health care problems using the nursing process. Plans and directs the nursing care for individuals, patients, groups of patients and their families, coordinating care in collaboration with other health care professionals. Duties include performing physical exams and health histories, providing health promotion and education, administering medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions. Interprets patient information and makes critical decisions about needed actions.

Qualifications

Must hold an active license to practice nursing in the state of Iowa. The position requires at least an Associate’s degree in nursing. RN employees are required to have or obtain a BSN within five years after their start date with UnityPoint Health – Finley Hospital. 

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