UnityPoint Health RN- Surgery **$2,500 SIGN-ON BONUS** in Fort Dodge, Iowa
UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge
Registered Nurse - Surgery/Operating Room
FTE: .8 (Full-time, 32 hours per pay period)
Shift: M-F 7a-3p; call one night per week and every 8th weekend.
$2,500 SIGN-ON BONUS
Assesses and monitors total physiological, psychological, sociocultural, and spiritual needs of surgical patients from infant through geriatrics.
Develops and maintains an individualized, professionally modified plan of care reflective of changing needs/outcomes by evaluating the patient's needs during procedure.
Provides nursing care in accordance with nursing standards and the patient's plan of care.
Initiates teaching appropriate to patient procedure.
Performs circulating scrub duties according to surgery standards.
Assists the surgeon with exposure, hemostasis, wound closure and retraction.
Maintains aseptic technique.
Organizes instruments and supplies on Mayo stand and back table.
Demonstrates correct draping technique.
Prepares operative site prep per procedure.
Positions, supports, and/or restrains patient appropriately.
Positions electrosurgical grounding pad.
Performs accurate sponge, instrument and sharps count.
Identifies and prepares medications to be administered by physician.
Applies tourniquet cuffs to extremities.
Handles and labels specimens correctly.
Documents nursing care consistent with documentation guidelines.
Communicates with other members of the healthcare team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.
Participates in unit operations demonstrating professional behaviors to include supporting goals of Nursing unit and maintaining awareness of resource utilization.
Participates in non-direct patient care activities including educational activities, performance improvement activities, standards development and review, hospital/nursing committees and other related activities.
Demonstrates positive customer relation skills and follows Trinity Regional Medical Center Standards of Behavior.
Demonstrates competent use of computer programs as appropriate.
Adheres to all departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred, Associate Degree
Refer to Voluntary BSN Agreement form.
Nursing/Certified RNFA Course
- Current RN Licensure in State of Iowa
- None required for RN, prefer 2 years’ surgical (OR) experience for RNFA
Ability to delegate wisely, exercise good judgment, maintain good interpersonal relationships, adapt to change, evaluate critically and think creatively.
Must demonstrate knowledge and skills required for specialized area of assignment.
Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care appropriate to surgical patients of all ages.
Must demonstrate effective communication skills.
- Basic Life Support refer to Job Description Addendum
Requisition ID: 2021-87888
Street: 802 Kenyon Rd
Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday 7a-3p; alternating nights and weekend call
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org