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CommonSpirit Health RN Testing - Iowa Heart in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

MercyOne is a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping individuals live their best life.

With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.

MercyOne’s Central Iowa Region includes medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse functions as a vital member of the healthcare team who contributes to the success the practice by demonstrating customer/patient focus, effective communication, professionalism, and teamwork. Will utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive care provided to selected patient populations and their families.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform general nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures.

  • Obtain patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality.

  • Obtain and document health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition.

  • Provide patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.

  • Execute prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitor and document treatment progress and patient response. Refer to/consult with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns.

  • Educate patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.

  • Document patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.

  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.

  • Track quality assurance data and monitor for acute and chronic care management.

  • May act as team lead for other nursing staff.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

  • Current/valid Registered Nurse license from the state licensing board required.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.

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Requisition ID 2021-164611

Employment Type Full Time

Department Cardiology Services

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Location IA-WEST DES MOINES

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ 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.

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