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CommonSpirit Health Registered Nurse - Cardiac Rehab (PRN) in NEWTON, Iowa


MercyOne Newton Medical Center is a fully owned hospital of MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center and a member of MercyOne Network.

It is located in the city of Newton, Iowa, county seat of Jasper County. Positioned on Interstate 80, the nation’s only east/west transcontinental interstate highway, Newton is about 30 miles east of the Des Moines metropolitan area, which has a population in excess of 400,000.

MercyOne Newton has a well-deserved reputation for bucking the trend of diminished health care in rural America by enhancing the quantity and quality of its services during the last two decades. This has been accomplished by expanding, remodeling and providing technological improvements to its physical facilities and by adding new physicians.

MercyOne Newton employees and local doctors are known for their highly productive “Iowa work ethic,” emphasis on compassion and quality patient service, and loyalty to the hospital and the community.

Our campus in Newton has 48 beds and about 200,000 square feet of space. Attached to the hospital is a 50,000-square-foot medical office building containing local physician practices and the hospital’s physical medicine and rehabilitation center.

MercyOne Newton is one of the largest employers in Jasper County, along with the local school system and the county government.


JOB SUMMARY: The Cardiac Rehabilitation Registered Nurse plans and provides professional nursing care to the Cardiac Rehab participant from referral to discharge. He/she coordinates the care and education of participant and family with the other members of the Cardiac Rehabilitation team, and collaborates with the attending physician and/or Cardiologist. The Cardiac Rehabilitation RN is responsible for the patients and the ongoing operation of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase II, III, and IV programs at Skiff Medical Center.


  • Adheres to Standards of Care for Cardiac Rehabilitation and utilizes the nursing process.

  • Possesses appropriate nursing knowledge and demonstrates the ability to formulate professional judgments in the care of the client.

  • Demonstrates ability to establish priorities and organize effectively.

  • Demonstrates competence in Clinical Practice.

  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and continuing education.

  • Demonstrates professional written and verbal skills.

  • Demonstrates professional attitude and interest in work by maintaining acceptable work habits and behavior.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and participates in the education of client, family and/or visitors.

  • Demonstrates commitment to Customer Service.



  • Understands and is able to apply nursing process while meeting established AACVPR guidelines in an outpatient Cardiac program.

  • Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English.

  • This RN is skilled in meeting the needs of the medically complex adult and geriatric participant.

  • Possesses knowledge and understanding of cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation of this patient group.

  • Operates a computer effectively.

  • Obtains nursing Continuing Education Units appropriate to clinical setting.

  • Maintains BCLS Certification at the Health Care Provider level.

  • Maintains ACLS Certification.

EDUCATION : RN from accredited school of nursing. B.S. degree in nursing or related field preferred. Certification in Cardiac Rehabilitation is ideal.

EXPERIENCE : At least 1 year in nursing preferred.

LICENSURE : Current license as a Registered Nurse from the State of Iowa required.

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Requisition ID 2020-109403

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Cardiac Rehabilitation

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Newton

Location IA-NEWTON

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.