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UnityPoint Health RN Hospitalist Nurse - IMPACT Team in Waterloo, Iowa

RN Hospitalist Nurse

IMPACT Team - Waterloo, IA

FT: Four, 10 hour shifts (7am-5:30pm) with occasional weekends

The IMPACT Hospital Nurse will provide care in one or more nursing facilities and will round/assist UnityPoint Provider in that facility to ensure a smooth process and quality care.

The Hospitalist Nurse is a registered nurse who collaborates with the hospital care team and floor staff to coordinate and manage the process of patient care from the point of admission through discharge and hand-off to their primary care provider.

  • Requires bedside marketing to educate patients & their families on what the role of the Hospitalist Program is.

  • Collaborates with hospital care team to ensure that all current labs, test results, consults, orders, etc. are carried out in a timely fashion.

  • Initiates proactive planning and coordination of the patient’s plan for the day and plan for the stay with the rest of the team.

  • Participates actively in quality improvement initiatives; reviews core measure indicators and ensures that the team goals are being met.

  • Assess with patients & their family members that their needs are being met & collaborates to set up follow-up needs upon discharge

  • Obtain medical records & assists with medication reconciliation.

  • Required to occasionally set-up care team meetings with both physicians and families about ongoing hospital care, safe discharge plan & disposition

  • Serve as continuity for patients during physician hand-offs

  • Collaborates with physician and care coordinators regarding care delays

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Registered Nurses.

  • 3-5 years of nursing experience preferred.

  • Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa/Illinois for Registered Nurse.

  • BLS

  • Ability to use the computer effectively in order to navigate several electronic programs related to patient care.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work as a team member.

  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Requisition ID: 2021-92522

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate

Name: IMPACT - WL

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: FT: Four 10 hour shift per week (7a-5:30p) and occasional weekends

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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