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RN - Medical / Surgical

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Job Description:

Unity Point Health is currently hiring for multiple RN positions within St. Luke's Hospital. The RN is responsible for coordinating the care of patients and families that they care for utilizing the nursing process, and the skills that are part of their functions as a registered nurse. Summary of duties include: utilizing nursing knowledge for critical thinking, planning of care, evaluating response to care and planning for the needs of the patient and family. RN opportunities come with career coaching, advancement, and tuition reinbursement if needed. As always we hire new grads and experienced nurses. Please apply today if you are intersted in working in any of the following departments:

  • Oncology / Neurology
  • Orthopedics
  • Urology
  • Rehabilitation Professional Growth:
    • Assumes responsibility for continued growth in areas of competencies, lifelong learning and involvement in unit and hospital quality of care projects. Specialty certifications and continuing education are strongly encouraged.
    • Supports use of Evidenced Based Practice and incorporates best practices into daily care routine.
    • Participates in mandatory education and unit meetings per established guidelines.
    • Compiles with all safety goals, infection prevention and risk management policies and procedures.
    • Completes annual mandatory education.Communication:
      • Communicates utilizing the FOCUS Values in all aspects of care and interactions with others.
      • Handoff of care incorporates information that is included in the SBAR, including all critical data about patient treatment and care, and also plan and goal of care including teaching needs of the patient and family. Patient/Family Centered Care is encouraged with both patient and family being updated and informed about all care needs.
      • Effectively communicates with all team members, physicians, ancillary staff and all customers. Verbal communication is clear and concise, and written communication is legible and done using approved abbreviations.
      • Provides patients/families with teaching throughout hospital stay for procedures and treatments while in the hospital, and to be prepared to care for home care needs. Referrals are done with appropriate disciplines to assure all patient/family needs are met.Collaboration:
        • Practice indicates compliance with HIPAA, DNV, OSHA and all other regulatory agencies.
        • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible in meeting needs of the unit as a team member.
        • Works effectively with multidisciplinary team assessing needs of the patient/family, establishing goals for the patient/family, and also assists in development of quality improvements that may cross over from department to department.Delivery of Care:
          • Delivers high quality care utilizing the nursing process, and demonstrates knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required on assigned unit in accordance with established policies and procedures.
          • Assists with ambulation of patients, and uses assist devices as appropriate to protect patient and staff member. PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONSEducation
            • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
            • Must have successfully completed an accredited nursing program.
            • BSN preferred.Qualifications/Experience
              • Must possess current RN licensure in the State of Iowa or compact state. About Cedar Rapids, IowaCedar Rapids is the second largest city in Iowa and is located in the heart of East Central Iowa. The city is nationally recognized as one of the Top 100 Best Place to Live. It's known for offering a low cost of living along with excellent dining,recreation, entertainment and cultural options. You may hear Cedar Rapids referred to as the city with five seasons: spring, summer, fall, winter and the fifth is a reminder to enjoy all the seasons. Cedar Rapids is home to two dozen Fortune 500 companies and more than 300 manufacturers including Rockwell Collins, General Mills and Quaker Oats. It's also home to UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital.Learn more about Cedar Rapids. About UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's HospitalSince being founded in 1884, St. Luke's has been dedicated to improving the lives of Eastern Iowans by effectively and efficiently delivering the very best, most modern health care services available. St. Luke's Hospital has over 530 licensed beds and over 17,000 admissions each year. With patient care as its main emphasis, St. Luke's Hospital has created centers of excellence in advanced cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatrics, surgery, rehabilitation and psychiatry. The hospital specializes in other areas as well, including nutrition, diabetes, family-oriented dental health and integrated medicine.Learn more about UnityPoint Health -Cedar Rapids.About UnityPoint HealthUnityPoint Health is one of the nation's most integrated health systems, providing care in 9 regions throughout Iowa, western Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Through relationships with physician clinics, hospitals in metropolitan and rural communities and home care services, our physician-led team of professionals clearly and effectively addresses patient health care needs, whether in the hospital, clinic or at home. In addition, UnityPoint Health offers insurance and ACO networks across its regions, covering with its ACO value-based agreements.UnityPoint Health is the nation's 13th largest nonprofit health system and the fourth largest nondenominational health system in America. Learn more about UnityPoint Health.

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