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.
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