Staff Nurse (RN)- Medical Float Pool

Mercy Medical Center

External applicants earn up to a $15,000.00 Sign on Bonus!
Mercy’s medical float pool offers a unique opportunity: a new environment on the regular! From the latest technology in orthopedics to the variety on our surgical & inpatient oncology floor — med surg is a great opportunity to make a difference for a wide variety of patients. If you believe variety is the spice of life, taste these fulfilling flavors!
Job Duties
  • Ensure that accurate and clinically relevant information is communicated with patients, their families, and co-workers at hand offs and other times as needed. Take all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome
  • Demonstrates competent assessment, planning, intervention, coordination and evaluation skills based on the individual patient plan of care
  • Continually assesses patient and family needs in order to provide quality care based on a patient centered care model
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills and judgment necessary to implement a patient plan of care, nursing interventions and procedures
  • Maintains accurate and real time documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team, according to hospital policy and procedure related to documentation parameters
  • Functions as a role model for current and new staff by creating a healthy work environment to facilitate the department's or unit's ability to meet identified goals and objectives
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitor and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment
  • Directs other licensed and non-licensed personnel in the provision of care to patients as assigned
  • Demonstrate effective and age appropriate communication as well as the ability to understand the needs of the patient including non-verbal communication, fears, anxieties and language/cultural barriers
  • Responds within scope of practice to emergencies and life threatening conditions
  • Adheres to and promotes patient safety practices throughout the patient experience
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with all members of the healthcare team
  • Provides ongoing education to patients and families
  • Delegates to other staff registered nurse, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, patient care technicians, unit secretaries, and other staff positions specific to the department.
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • The department requires completion of chemotherapy class within one year of employment.
  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
  • The department requires Oncology Certified Nurse Certification within 3 years of employment.

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Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Medical Float Pool
Schedule: Full Time, Evening Shift, Monday thru Thursday evening 1500-2300 and Friday 1500-1900

Job ID: 80792

Posted 21 days ago

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