Utilizing the Nursing Process and the principles of Trauma Informed Care (TIC), coordinates and implements care of patients within an assigned unit under the direction of the Nurse Manager. Performs work of considerable difficulty according to the scope and standards of psychiatric-mental health nursing. Represents nursing within UnityPoint and works to improve the health of the communities we serve.
Demonstrates competence in the skills, (critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below. Demonstrated 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.
Extremely heavy physical effort (lift/carry 50 lbs. or more)
This position requires minimum of 1 year of nursing experience.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Must be a graduate of accredited School of Nursing. Previous acute care or behavioral health experience required. BSN degree preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: The following is required:
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Current Registered Professional Nurse with licensure in both Iowa and Illinois. Must maintain current CPR Certification. De-escalation Training scheduled within 6 months of employment and maintained annually thereafter. National Psychiatric Nursing Board Certification preferred.