UnityPoint Health RN Acute-Y7 Med/Surg-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa
**Sign-On Bonus of $3,500 for joining our Younker 7 Team!
Provides nursing care for patients on a 22 bed medical/surgical unit. Patient population includes lung conditions, bowel and bladder conditions, other various acute and chronic medical conditions plus minor surgeries.
Provides and coordinates nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process.
Completes documentation to assure an accurate record of patient’s care.
Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments, and maintains responsibility for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.
Collaborates with physicians and other professionals in planning and implementing care within hospital policy and legal limitations.
Assesses needs of patients and families, provides appropriate teaching to facilitate discharge planning, and makes the necessary referrals to community agencies to provide continuity of care.
Utilizes a holistic approach (considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned service area.
Demonstrates initiative to improve quality of care, patient and employee safety, and customer service.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or IA Board of Nursing approved nursing program. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is preferred.
Qualifications: Current active Iowa License to practice as a Registered Nurse. Minimum of six months RN experience.
Department of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.
*PLEASE NOTE: All newly licensed RNs with less than six months of RN experience and who are interested in this department or any other Acute RN role within UnityPoint Health – Des Moines, are encouraged and required to participate in the RN Residency program. Newly licensed nurses must apply for the Registered Nurse Residency position.
For more information about the program and upcoming cohort dates, please go to https://www.unitypoint.org/desmoines/nurse-residency-program.aspx
Requisition ID: 2021-94931
Street: 1200 Pleasant St
Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Name: Med/Surg Y7- Meth
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.6
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Nights: 7p-7:30a, every 3rd weekend - 24 hours/week
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org