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MS travel RN needed in Newton, Iowa

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Newton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$3,893 weekly

Shifts: 7am-7:30pm

The registered nurse plans and provides professional nursing care to the patient from admission to discharge.
He/She coordinates care with other disciplines, consults with the family or significant others, and collaborates with the physician on the patient's behalf.
The RN assesses, implements, and evaluates nursing care.
The RN is responsible for supervision of PCTs and Support Assistants.
The medical surgical registered nurse provides care in a 23 private room unit.
This unit cares for patients with a variety of medical and surgical diagnosis including but not limited to, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, pneumonia, diabetes, COPD, abdominal surgeries, total joint replacements, hospice, orthopedics, skilled rehabilitation and infusion care.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Registered Nurse State (IA) License status must be currently active
Minimum of 1 year experience required
Equipment Used:
Computer; telephone; nurse communication system; intercom; fax machines; copiers; and general nursing equipment, including, but not limited to: blood glucose testing, catheters, oxygen equipment, thermometers, sphygmomanometers, scales, patient lift / transfer equipment, walkers, canes, stretchers, electric beds, skin / wound protective equipment, dressing cart, commodes, bedpans, and wheelchairs, Jackson-Pratts / Hemovac drainage collection devices, restraints, IV poles, IV infusion pumps, PCA pumps, suction equipment, phlebotomy supplies, and paper charts.
Essential Job Functions:
Administers nursing care to patients; includes assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating the patient's car plan in coordination with the physician.
Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.
Supervises health care members (i.e., patient care technicians, etc.) with patients.
Utilizes computer applications and communication technologies appropriate to the work setting to enter, retrieve, and analyze information and to facilitate communication and education.
Maintains knowledge of documentation requirements needed for patients' records.
Works independently with limited direct supervision using the Nurse Practice Act, Mercy Medical Center policies, nursing standards, and professional judgement.
Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up, maintenance, and use (i.e., IV pumps, monitoring equipment, and drainage devices). Utilizes safeguards such as IV pump drug library and monitor alarms whenever available to maximize patient safety.
Works rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.
Initiates emergency support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury).
Takes assigned call as defined in unit policy.
Adheres to standards of care for respective nursing units and utilizes the nursing process.
Demonstrates nursing knowledge and judgement concerning patient care delivery.
Demonstrates ability to establish priorities and organize effectively.
Demonstrates competence in the clinical practice area.
Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and continuing education.
Demonstrates professional written and verbal skills.
Demonstrates professional attitude and interest in work by maintaining acceptable work habits and behavior.
Demonstrates knowledge and participates in the education of patients, relatives, and/or visitors.
Demonstrates commitment to Customer Service.
Maintains an awareness of personal and patient safety when performing all duties
Understands and is able to apply the nursing process while meeting established Nursing Standards.
Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English.
Skilled in meeting the growth and development needs of infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient groups.
Possesses knowledge and understanding of cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturation processes of these patient groups.

EMR Used:


Special Care (SCU), Med-surg Adult


Required for Onboarding

  • Core Competency

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