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Behavior Health RN II

Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

*Overview*
MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic 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 (965 beds total) - 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 and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health - two of the country's foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.
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MercyOne provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance. -
*We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:*
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* Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
* Flexible spending accounts
* Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft -
* Free Premium Membership to care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
* Paid Time Off (PTO) -
* Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
* Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
* Wellness Program

*Responsibilities*
*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:*

* Perform nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures.
* 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.
* Review chart for medication refills, referrals and other patient care needs as they arise
* Document patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
* Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.
* Review chart for medication refills, referrals and other patient care needs as they arise
* Triages patients and phone calls during business hours; and problem solves with staff, physicians, patients, families, and ancillary departments as appropriate.
* Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.

*Qualifications*
*MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:*

* Possession of a current or compact state license as a Registered Nurse issued/defined by the State of Iowa.
* Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter -Dependent Adult Abuse training within three (3) months of hire.
* Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
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Requirements:

CommonSpirit

Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, Des Moines , Behavior Health RN II, Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa

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