MS travel RN needed in Newton, Iowa
Company: Cynet Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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
The medical surgical registered nurse provides care in a 23 private
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
Minimum of 1 year experience required
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
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
Works independently with limited direct supervision using the Nurse
Practice Act, Mercy Medical Center policies, nursing standards, and
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
Demonstrates ability to establish priorities and organize
Demonstrates competence in the clinical practice area.
Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and continuing
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
Special Care (SCU), Med-surg Adult
Required for Onboarding
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