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UnityPoint Health RN - Resource/Float in Waterloo, Iowa

RN – Resource/Float

Allen Hospital - Waterloo

Eligible for $10K Bonus

Full-time: 0.9, 7pm-7am with every third weekend. May have the opportunity to rotate to days in the future.

A highly respected group of RNs who float to various departments and units. Scheduled part-time and full-time to augment coverage for high census, absences and leaves. The units floated to include our four med/ surg units (3 Medical, 4 Medical, 4 Surgical and 3 Heart), Behavioral Health, ICU, Emergency Department and rehab specialty units. You may work on more than one unit in a scheduled shift and must be able to provide ideal patient care to any area you float to. Applicants must be assertive, have a positive attitude and value team work. After initial orientation, you will take a telemetry/dysrhythmia class and ACLS training. New graduates are considered and will attend RN Residency. Quarterly education and competency is provided.

  • Assesses the needs of patients and families, providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.

  • Develops an individual plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team. Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.

  • Delivers high quality care utilizing the nursing process while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required on assigned unit in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care. Utilizes holistic approach (considering biopsychosocial, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients and families served in the assigned service area.

  • Delegates and provides direction for other healthcare providers and hold them accountable for their involvement in the plan of care.

  • Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.

  • Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance nursing practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.

  • Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.

  • Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.

  • Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

  • Associates Degree in Nursing.

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred.

  • One (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency preferred.

  • Current license in the state of Iowa or meets criteria established by Iowa Board of Nursing. Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

  • Multicultural sensitivity, customer/patient focused.

  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

Requisition ID: 2021-93802

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Name: NursingFloat-Resource- Logan

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Full-time, 0.9 Nights 7pm-7am with every 3rd weekend

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