Catholic Health Initiatives RN Registered Nurse - Progressive Care Unit - FT .9 (Day/Night) Hospital Experience Required in DES MOINES, Iowa
RN Registered Nurse - Progressive Care Unit - FT .9 (Day/Night) Hospital Experience Required
The new Progressive Care Unitwill provide personalized care in the proper setting for the care of patientswho need closer monitoring than is available on med-surg/tele floors, but havelower acuity than critical care. Examples of this are: post-op heart patients,patients who have had invasive cardiac procedures, and behavioral healthpatients waiting to be medically cleared to transition to the Behavioral HealthUnit. The nurse:patient ratio will be 1:3 and 1:4 depending on patient acuity.
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As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient’s individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
Monitoring patients’ conditions and assessing their needs
Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
Administering patients’ medications and providing treatments according to physicians’ orders
Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.
Additional requirements for this role include:
Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) required
Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred
Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas
Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.
Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
Daily Schedule Day/Nights
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Every Third
Req ID: 2018-R0181169
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.