UnityPoint Health RN Acute-Radiology-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa
Provides nursing care for patients, participates in patient /family teaching, and provides leadership by working cooperatively with all other members of the Radiology Staff. Performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative to apply nursing care when it is needed. The primary goal of UnityPoint Health – Des Moines is to provide the best possible health care to the sick and the injured. Nursing procedures performed by the Radiology Nurse contribute directly toward this goal.
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.
Demonstrates professional development by keeping abreast of current nursing practice and healthcare trends.
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.
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 RN. 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: 2020-81469
Street: 1200 Pleasant St
Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Posting Minimum: USD $24.79/Hr.
Name: Vascular Lab- Meth
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .6
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday Days, weeknight/weekend/holiday call, approx 20 hours/week
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org