The RN at Iowa Lutheran Emergency Department works collaboratively with physicians and APPs to serve a diverse patient population of a full acuity and age range. ILH ED consists of 22 treatment rooms, 5 of which make up a behavioral health sub-unit staffed by behavioral health professionals. Chest Pain Center certified and Stroke Center accredited. Level IV Trauma Center. 24-hour Cath Lab services, CICU, OB, OR, Med/Surg, Telemetry, inpatient behavioral health units, and ancillary services.
Functions in accordance with the Iowa Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses (Iowa Administrative Code 655, Chapter 6, & 6.2) and the American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice (ANA, 2010).
Education: Graduate of accredited nursing program, prefer BSN degree. Experience: 6 months of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency, Prefer 2 years of hospital clinical experience, with at least 1 year of Emergency Department experience.
License/Certification: Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in [type in State]. Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire. Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. Prefer Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) ACLS and TNCC must be completed within 1 year of hire. For ILH and MWH Emergency Departments, PALS or ENPC must also be completed within 1 year of hire. Certification in Emergency Nursing (CEN)
Department of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.
***PLEASE NOTE: All newly licensed RNs with less than six months of acute RN experience and who are interested in this department are required to participate in the RN Residency program. Newly licensed nurses must apply for the Registered Nurse Residency position