RN Pediatrics PT
Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: October 12, 2021
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the
alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health.
With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and
hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit
is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities
advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how
and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in
Job Summary / Purpose
Provides individualized, high-quality
nursing care to patients of all ages. Uses a team approach to
delegate and coordinate patient care at admission, transfer, and
discharge. Independently delivers nursing care using the
Nurse Practice Act, Mercy Medical Center policies, nursing
standards, ethical principles, and professional judgment.
Works rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.
Essential Key Job Responsibilities
- Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care
while ensuring patient comfort.
- Practices safe patient handling
- Continues to evaluate assigned patients and
provides ongoing treatment.
- Anticipates, identifies, and responds to
educational and emotional needs of patients and
- Guides and directs healthcare personnel (i.e.
Patient Care Technicians) in caring for patients.
- Maintains knowledge of equipment setup,
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
- Initiates emergency support measures (i.e.
cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from
- Assists with patient care duties/tasks (i.e.,
emptying drainage devices, ambulating, and hygiene).
Required Licensure and Certifications
of a current or compact state licensure as a registered nurse
issued/defined by the State of Iowa
Proof of completion of Mandatory
Reporter – Child and/or Dependent Adult Abuse training within three
(3) months of hire.
American Heart Association Basic
Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certified within six
(6) weeks of hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Critical thinking skills,
professional verbal and written communication skills,
technical/computer skills, attention to detail, customer service
skills, adaptability, maintain confidentiality
Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, Des Moines , RN Pediatrics PT, Other , Des Moines, Iowa
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