Work hours will be nights, 7:00 pm to 7:00 am, 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.
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) caters to patients with severe and life-threatening illnesses and injuries, which require constant, close monitoring and support from special equipment and medications. We are a 10-bed unit that is staffed with highly trained nurses, doctors and ancillary staff who specialize in caring for critically ill adult and pediatric patients. We provide excellent care and treat common conditions that include respiratory distress, trauma, cardiac conditions, sepsis and many more. We are distinguished from other hospital units by a higher staff-to-patient ratio (2:1) and access to advanced medical resources.
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.
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.