Mercy Medical Center Clinton Registered Nurse, RN, Travel Program in Mason City, Iowa
Specialty Areas: Travel Nurse, Registered Nurse, RN, BSN, ASN, ADN, MSN, Nursing, Float Pool, PRN, Contingent, Staffing Agency, ICU, CCU, CICU, CVOR, Critical Care, OR, CNOR, Scrub, Circulate, First Assist, AORN, ER, ED, Emergency, MICU, SICU, Surgical Services, Surgical ICU, Step-Down, PCU, Progressive Care, Telemetry, Medical Surgical, Med/Surg, M/S, Neonatal, NICU, Pre-Operative, Post-Operative, PACU, POCU, Endoscopy, Endo, Pain, Wound Care, WOCN
Are you an experienced Registered Nurse looking for premium compensation and maximum flexibility? Explore FirstChoice – Trinity Health's nurse staffing solution! FirstChoice RNs are utilized to fill short and long-term assignments throughout the health system, and we need you to be a part of this innovative program! Nationwide opportunities available!!
What's in it for you?
Variety of Practice Settings
View more from one of our nursing colleagues: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgtgiCbVRWQ
For more information, Text "Choice" to 40458
What you'll need to qualify:
Current BLS; ACLS for critical care.
Willingness to float throughout the hospital and/or throughout multiple hospital locations.
EPIC experience preferred.
Cannot hold a concurrent position at a Trinity Health facility.
Ability to complete the orientation and training. We have different options to choose from that will meet your schedule.
We believe one of the best ways we can take care of our patients is to take care of our employees. That's why we created FirstChoice, Trinity Health's internal resource pool, designed for nurses who desire flexible scheduling, increased pay scales, as well as variety in practice settings and learning opportunities.
Opportunities Nationwide! POSITION PURPOSE
Provides quality patient centered care considering age specific, developmental, cultural and spiritual
needs through competent clinical practice and application of the nursing process. Integrates
concepts of relationship-based care into practice in a consistent manner Assumes accountability for nursing care of designated patients. Demonstrates unit/area designated competencies.
Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the Trinity Health Mission, Vision and Values in leadership behavior, practices and decisions.
Views patient holistically; considers physical, psychosocial, emotional, age specific, cultural and spiritual factors and demonstrates appropriate assessment skills for an identified patient population.
Provides critical thinking skills by gathering and analyzing patient information, then responding to a patient situation. Implements corrective and/or creative interventions to achieve desired outcomes. Perseveres through barriers/obstacles to achieve the best possible outcomes for the patient.
Develops implements, evaluates and revises an individualized plan of care using evidenced based interventions and standards of care, while actively involving the patient and family. Identifies needs and begins to plan for care across the continuum.
Identifies patient and family education needs. Develops and implements teaching plan based on existing standards, seeking out additional resources when necessary. Utilizes teach back methodology to assure patient and family is learning effectively. Identifies necessary resources to assure readiness for discharge and begins to develop plan in collaboration with other disciplines.
Participates effectively as a member of the interdisciplinary team by collaborating to achieve patient outcomes. Participates directly or indirectly in interdisciplinary rounds. Assures achievement of quality patient outcomes in collaboration with medical staff and health care team. Participates in unit/organizational quality and safety initiatives to improve patient outcomes.
Understands and is aware of potential hospital acquired conditions such as nosocomial infections, falls and pressure ulcers and actively seeks to prevent.
Identifies customer service needs and meets or exceeds expectations. Creates an environment that promotes customer satisfaction and the patient experience.
Provides written and verbal communications and information that is respectful, accurate, timely, concise and thorough. Communicates patient status, priority goals and interventions to colleagues and other disciplines during consultation, rounds and handoffs in an effective manner
Manages team members to provide care for a group of patients during a designated time frame. Prioritizes necessary activities and delegates appropriately. Provides effective team member skills.
Organizes and prioritizes individual workload around patient and unit needs in an effective manner... Adjusts activities and plans depending on situation. Seeks to improve personal organizational skills to increase work efficiencies, and consistently demonstrates purposeful rounding.
Stewards available resources effectively.
Identifies own education and professional growth needs, develops plan and seeks resources to address.
Completes professional activities such as self-appraisal, Healthstream assignments, licensure renewal contact hours.
Participates in QI and evidence-based practice activities and integrates resultant changes into practice.
Identifies problems and initiates appropriate follow up, solution or recommended resolution.
Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner.
Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, associates, and visitors at all Trinity Health facilities. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.
Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.
Other duties as assigned.
Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Trinity Health Corporate Integrity Program, Code of Ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior.
Graduation from accredited nursing program and requires current Nursing License in the state where working and active BLS certification. Required to have and maintain the credentials required per their specialty area (ex: ACLS, TNCC, etc). BSN Preferred.
Minimum of eighteen (18) months – two (2) years of recent clinical experience, depending on your specialty, in the area in which you work. Knowledge of nursing theory, practice and age specific needs as demonstrated by successful completion of introductory orientation behaviors for Registered Nurse.
Interpersonal skills necessary to initiate and maintain collegial relationships with coworkers and therapeutic relationships with patients and families.
Critical thinking skills necessary to perform principal duties and responsibilities of job description.
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when planning and performing professional nursing care.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.
Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Trinity Health.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Ability to walk and stand continuously at least 90% of the time.
Ability to move, lift and position patients.
Must be able to set and organize own work priorities and adapt to them as they change frequently. Must be able to work concurrently on a variety of tasks/projects in an environment that may be stressful with individuals having diverse personalities and work styles.
- Must possess the ability to comply with Trinity Health policies and procedures.
Communicates frequently, in person and over the phone, with people in all locations.
Tasks involve exposure to blood, fluids or tissue.
Manual dexterity is needed to operate a keyboard. Hearing is needed for extensive telephone and in person communication.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.
Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.