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CommonSpirit Health Registered Nurse - Emergency Dept. (6:30p-6:30a) in NEWTON, Iowa


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Sign-On Bonus eligibility includes:

  • New to the MercyOne system

  • 2 years of nursing experience

  • $10,000 Sign-On Bonus for 2 year commitment

  • $ 5,000 Sign-On Bonus for 1 year commitment

POSITION SUMMARY: The registered nurse plans and provides direct and indirect care in the emergency care setting. He/She coordinates care with other disciplines, consults with the family or significant others and collaborates with the physician on the patient’s behalf. Able to triage safely, rapidly, and accurately, every patient that enters the emergency care setting. Able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in patient condition or response to treatment. The RN assesses, implements and evaluates nursing care. The RN is responsible for supervision of Emergency Department Technicians and Dept. Support Assistants.


  • Adheres to standards of care for respective nursing units and utilizes the nursing process. Demonstrates understanding of EMTALA and COBRA and adheres to those laws.

  • Demonstrates nursing knowledge, critical thinking and judgment concerning patient care delivery.

  • Demonstrates ability to establish priorities and organize effectively.

  • Demonstrates competence in the clinical practice area.

  • 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 patients, relatives, and/or visitors.

  • Demonstrates commitment to customer service.


QUALIFICATIONS: Understands and is able to apply the nursing process. Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English. Skilled in meeting the growth and development needs of infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient groups. Possesses knowledge and understanding of cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturation processes of these patient groups. Maintains BCLS certification and attains ACLS, TNCC and PALS within 1 year of hire. NRP strongly encouraged.

EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.


  • Nursing experience in an Emergency Department, critical care unit or pre-hospital setting preferred.

  • Basic computer knowledge and experience encouraged.

LICENSURE: Current Iowa Registered Nurse license is required.

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Requisition ID 2020-147619

Employment Type Full Time

Department Emergency Services

Hours / Pay Period 72

Shift Night

Standard Hours Sunday - Thursday 6:30p-6:30a

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Newton

Location IA-NEWTON

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ 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.