UnityPoint Health

RN Resource Team-Medical/Surgical

Requisition ID
2021-96259
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IA-Sioux City
Address
2720 Stone Park Blvd
Affiliate
7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
City
Sioux City
Department
Nursing Floats- SLRMC
State
IA
FTE
0.9
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
12 Hours Days, Nights with Weekend and Holiday Rotation
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's

Full-Time

12 Hours Days, Nights with Weekend and Holiday Rotation

 

$10,000 Sign-On Bonus!!

 

Provides and coordinates nursing care for patients, participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership when working with other health team members to establish and maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.  Participates in unit-based shared leadership activities that improve the quality of care provided to patients and enhance the work environment.

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. 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.

 

    Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at 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.
  • Assess 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.

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

 

 

 

 

Graduate of accredited nursing program

BSN degree

Experience:

 

 

 

 

3-5 Years Hospital Clinical Experience Preferred

 

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in Iowa or be licensed in a compact (Nursing) state. Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

CPI certification within 90 days of hire and annually thereafter. Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in Iowa.

Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within 30 days from date of hire. Advanced Coronary Life Support (ACLS) certification or obtain within 6 months from hire. Unit specific additional functions will be addressed in the competency checklist specific to the assigned unit. Additional certifications and requirements are unit based. CPI after 90 days from date of hire and maintain.

Must obtain and maintain NIHSS education within 90 days of hire and maintain every 2 years thereafter. Completion of 8 hours of Stroke education prior to the end of orientation and annually.

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

 

Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Multicultural sensitivity.

Customer/patient focused.

Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

 

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

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