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Psych travel RN needed in Clive, Iowa

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Clive
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$2,539 weekly

Shifts: 12 Hour Shift

Number of openings: 4
The Staff Nurse (R.N.) is a registered professional nurse who prescribes, coordinates, and evaluates patient care through collaborative efforts with health team members in accordance with the nursing process and the standards of care and practices.
Assessment Document patient information and nursing care in the provision of nursing services.
Document, assess, and reassess any significant changes in the patient's condition in compliance with facility policy.
Report any signs or symptoms of infection in patients to Medical Provider and the Infection Control Nurse.
Verify the accuracy of patient records.
RN State (IA) License status must be currently active.

Knowledge of psychiatric and medical nursing procedures is essential.
Knowledge of all code procedures.
Knowledge of Mental Health Laws and Child Abuse/Neglect/Maltreatment laws, and the DHS provider agreement as applicable.
Skill in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
Skill in telephone etiquette and paging procedures.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients and co-workers.
Ability to adhere to safety policies and procedures.
Ability to use good judgement and to maintain confidentiality of information.
Ability to work as a team player.
Ability to demonstrate tact, resourcefulness, patience and dedication.
Ability to accept direction and adhere to policies and procedures.
Ability to recognize the importance of adapting to the various patient age groups to which assigned (ranging from preschool to geriatrics).
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to meet corporate deadlines.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Physical, Mental and Special Demands:
Ability to sit and stand (one-third of the shift) and walk (two-thirds of the shift).
Ability to reach above, at or below waist height, kneel, bend, stoop, turn, twist, and throw (occasionally to frequently).
Ability to see well enough to read charts, treatment plans and typewritten materials.
Ability to hear well enough to detect noises on the unit and have the ability to discern odors.
Ability to frequently lift and carry 10 lbs.; occasionally 20-50 lbs.
Ability to frequently push/pull wheeled carts from 100-200 lbs.
Ability to manipulate small and large tools (electric thermometer, telephone, wheelchair, blood pressure cuffs, walkers, paper punch, addressograph, restraints, staplers, EKG machine, copy machine, etc.)
Ability to spend 95% of the work day inside in temperatures varying from 60 --90 - F., where noise levels range from low to high and the ability to spend 5% of the work day outside in temperatures varying from -20 --110 - F.
Ability to frequently handle hazardous/infectious waste.
Ability to don and doff personal protective equipment (PPE).
Ability to work in an environment where chemicals are frequently used for cleaning, where mechanical and electrical hazards may occasionally be present and where dust, mist and steam are frequently generated in housekeeping tasks.
Ability to work at a rapid pace and perform a variety of repetitive duties.
Ability to respond to exposure to blood and body fluids.

Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.

A minimum of three (3) years' experience in a psychiatric health-care facility preferred.

Currently licensed to practice by the Iowa State Board of Nursing.

Additional Requirements:
CPR certification and training in appropriate use of Seclusion and Restraint within 30 days of employment. Successful completion of Handle with Care training and Service Excellence Training within 30 days of employment. Certifications may be obtained during new hire orientation.


Required for Onboarding

  • BLS
  • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Des Moines , Psych travel RN needed in Clive, Iowa, Healthcare , Clive, Iowa

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