RN PICU

RN PICU

Common Spirit | Des Moines, IA, 50301, US

Posted a month ago

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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.

Responsibilities

Ask about a one time $10,000 sign on bonus or up to $10,000 educational reimbursement per year for 5 years

* Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient comfort.
* Practices safe patient handling techniques.
* Continues to evaluate assigned patients and provides ongoing treatment.
* Anticipates, identifies, and responds to educational and emotional needs of patients and families.
* 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 safety.
* Initiates emergency support measures (i.e. cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury).
* Assists with patient care duties/tasks (i.e., emptying drainage devices, ambulating, and hygiene).

Qualifications

* 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 - Child and/or 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

* BSN preferred.

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