UnityPoint Health Rn-Resource Pool in Fort Dodge, Iowa

UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge

RN - Resource Pool

FTE: .60 (Part-time, 48 hours per pay period)

Shift: Monday-Friday 7a-7p with every 3rd weekend

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.

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


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

· Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, DNV, 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

Minimum Requirements


Graduate of accredited nursing program. Education: Complete Assigned Essential of Critical

Care orientation modules and the ECG module, refer to Job Description Addendum. Complete

2 hours of Stroke education first year and then 1 year annually.


Prefer one (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency.


Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English. Multicultural sensitivity. Microsoft

Office – basic computer skills. Customer/patient focused. Critical thinking skills using

independent judgment in making decisions.

Requisition ID: 2018-43090

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr

Name: Nursing Float

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.6

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7a-7p, 4 shifts per 2 weeks, every 3rd f/s/s, 2 holidays a year

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org