Clinic RN

Clinic RN

MercyOne Des Moines | West Des Moines, IA, 50265, US
Salary Range:$28,000 – $53,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 21 days 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
  • Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care for patients of diverse ages while ensuring patient comfort.
  • Cares for patients recovering from Cardiac Cath Lab procedures.
  • Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up, 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).
  • Utilizes hospital information system to process orders/data and retrieve patient information. Documents procedures in patient medical record.  Maintains knowledge of documentation requirements needed for patients' records.

Qualifications
  • Possession of a current or compact state license as a Registered Nurse issued/defined by the State of Iowa.
  • Associate’s Degree Required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a bedside nurse OR completion of a Cath Lab preceptorship required.
  • 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.
  • Completion of Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 1 year of hire.