Catholic Health Initiatives RN Registered Nurse- Pediatrics in CLIVE, Iowa

RN Registered Nurse- Pediatrics

Description

The

Registered Nurse functions as a vital member of the healthcare team who

contributes to the success the practice by demonstrating customer/patient

focus, effective communication, professionalism, and teamwork. Will utilizes

the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive

care provided to selected patient populations and their families.

  • Perform general nursing care to patients by following established standards

and procedures.

  • Obtain patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality.

  • Obtain and document health history, information on chief complaint, vital

signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition.

  • Provide patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and

federal/state laws and regulations.

  • Execute prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers

prescribed medications, and monitor and document treatment progress and

patient response. Refer to/consult with physicians, other health providers,

and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns.

  • Educate patients and families about health status, health maintenance,

and management of acute and chronic conditions.

  • Document patient assessment and intervention data using established

medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.

  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes

and outcomes.

  • Track quality assurance data and monitor for acute and chronic care

management.

  • May act as team lead for other nursing staff.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Certifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

  • Current/valid Registered Nurse license from the state licensing board

required.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS)

required.

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location IOWA-CLIVE-MERCY WEST

Daily Schedule Mon-Fri 7:30-4 or 8:30-5

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0115874