Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve. Trinity is a family of four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline Illinois, and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa. We are always looking for dynamic and talented individuals to join our team. You'll find opportunities for every sized dream.
UnityPoint Health-Trinity, is seeking a Registered Nurse for our fast pace Cardiac Stepdown unit. Cardiac nursing involves care of patients requiring close monitoring and frequent assessment, but who aren’t unstable enough to need ICU care. This unit also handles patients post open heart. The nurses monitor cardiac and other critical vital signs and detect any changes, thereby enabling intervention of life-threatening or emergency situations.
Demonstrates competence in the skills, (critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical) necessary to carry out assigned duties. Demonstrates competence in recognizing and responding to patients physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Must be a graduate of accredited School of Nursing. Previous acute care experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: The following is required:
Knowledge of the nursing care required for patients throughout the age continuum;
Ability to use the nursing process;
Knowledge of teaching/learning theories;
Ability to critically think, problem solve; plan, organize, and coordinate patient care activities;
Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Current Registered Professional Nurse licensure in the State of Illinois and Iowa. Current CPR certification is required. ACLS certification must be ascertained prior to completion of orientation to the department.