UnityPoint Health

RN Inpatient (Children's Unit - PRN)

Requisition ID
2021-88340
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IA-Bettendorf
Address
4500 Utica Ridge Rd
Affiliate
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
City
Bettendorf
Department
Children's Unit- BE
State
IA
FTE
0.01
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
PRN
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed

Overview

UnityPoint Health-Trinity is accepting applications for an RN to work PRN, for our Peds Unit

 

Utilizing the Nursing Process, coordinates and implements care of patients within an assigned unit of the hospital under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Patient Care Manager.  Performs work of considerable difficulty.  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. Consistently conforms to high standards of practice.

 

 

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org

Responsibilities

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

·         Assesses the needs of patients and families, providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.

·         Develops an individual plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team.

·         Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.

·         Delivers high quality care utilizing the nursing process while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required on assigned unit in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.

·         Utilizes holistic approach (considering biopsychosocial, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients and families served in the assigned service area.

·         Delegates and provides direction for other healthcare providers and hold them accountable for their involvement in the plan of care.

·         Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.

 

 

Development & Patient Education

·         Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance nursing practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.

·         Assesses and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.

·         Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.

·         Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

 

 

Basic UPH Performance Criteria          

·         Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

·         Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

·         Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

·         Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

·         Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

·         Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.  Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of   hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Qualifications

Must be a graduate of accredited School of Nursing.  Previous acute care experience preferred. Current Registered Professional Nurse licensure in the State of Illinois.  Must maintain current CPR Certification. 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, and ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing .

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