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.
Acute Rehab is a 10-bed unit that is CARF certified (Center of Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities). The unit has specialty certifications in stroke and brain injury through CARF. Our patient population is primarily neuro-based; in addition, we care for patients suffering from multi-trauma, debility after extensive hospital stays, and more. We have a family atmosphere on our unit with an emphasis on interdisciplinary teamwork amongst our therapists and ancillary departments. Our patients' goal is to return to home as independent as possible. The average length of stay is approximately 2 weeks. Staffing on the unit is 2 nurses and 1 tech during the day and 2 nurses at night.
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.