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RN Med/Surg Days

Company: MercyOne Centerville
Location: Centerville
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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 the community.


Responsibilities

Job Summary / Purpose

Registered Nurses assume responsibility and accountability for the assigned patients.  Registered Nurses provide professional nursing care to these patients by incorporating the nursing process, the environment, the technical equipment and other healthcare team members.  In addition to this, they provide care to neonates, pediatric, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. 

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

 

  1. Utilizes the nursing process which includes patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, nursing care plans, implementing interventions and evaluation of patient status in relationship to the above. The registered nurse manages personalized care for patients by promoting and restoring patients’ health; collaborating with providers and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients and support persons.
  2. Executes regimen prescribed by the provider within nursing practice guidelines. Delivers care that is age appropriate, with culturally specific.
  3. Provides education on medication, procedures, plan of care during hospitalization and after.
  4. Maintains confidentiality of patient related matters.
  5. Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient’s diversity, preserving patient autonomy, dignity and rights.
  6. Performs and /or supervises activities/functions which require knowledge and skill level currently ascribed to the registered nurse and seeks assistance when these are beyond the registered nurses scope of practice.
  7. Provides leadership and direction in the supervision of others in carrying out the nursing process.
  8. Maintains current competencies by attending educational workshops and participating in departmental project for process improvement.
  9. Performs all duties with the highest level of safety.
  10. Other duties as assigned by management.

 


Qualifications

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

Associate’s Degree in Nursing or higher from a credentialed school. Click here to enter text.

Required Licensure and Certifications

RN degree, Certification in BLS, ACLS, and Mandatory Reporter abuse training.

Keywords: MercyOne Centerville, Des Moines , RN Med/Surg Days, Other , Centerville, Iowa

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