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Pella Regional Health Center Registered Nurse-Surgery in Pella, Iowa

Collaborates with the health care team using evidence based practice, demonstrating accountability, respect for patients, families and coworkers, while providing safe and optimal patient outcomes. Promotes continuity of care by communicating effectively with interdisciplinary team and family as appropriate. Directs the work of the support staff in the provision of care. Performs general nursing duties using critical thinking skills with minimal supervision. Able to work with the age specific populations according to the setting.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Graduate of an accredited RN program; BSN preferred.

  • Current registration and licensure in the State of Iowa as an RN. Must be in good standing with the Board of Nursing.

  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Heart Code BLS required. New employees certify within three (3) months after hire date.

  • Current PALS and ACLS certifications. (New employees should obtain per guidelines of the Education Course Requirements policy.)

  • Nursing experience in a hospital setting preferred.

  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.

  • High degree of empathetic listening skills, tact and kindness toward others.

  • Ability to communicate well verbally. Must work effectively as a member of a team.

  • Basic computer knowledge

  • Technical and critical thinking skills in relation to sound nursing judgment.

  • Knowledge of nursing practices as they relate to the care of the elderly.