Registered Nurse

Mercy Iowa City

Iowa City, IA Healthcare / Nursing $30.00 to $45.36 hourly

Registered Nurse

Looking to make a change? Is flexibility, pay and recognition a top priority for you personally and professionally? How about continued education and tuition assistance? If so, look no further!

Make Mercy Iowa City, who has been providing care for 150 years, your new home!

***Sign On Bonus available up to $10,000 dollars, and paid out after your first 90 days of employment***

Job Options: Full-time, Part-time, Weekend Option and Relief

Salary: $30.00 - $45.36 per hour

Medical specialties:

  • Critical & Intensive Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Labor & Delivery
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Ob/Gyn
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Telemetry

You’ll Do:

  • Perform initial and follow-up physical assessment/history;
  • Differentiate normal and abnormal assessment findings;
  • Analyze and prioritize abnormal findings;
  • Initiate action/response appropriate response;
  • Anticipate actual or potential problems or health concerns;
  • Demonstrate ongoing assessment of patients psychosocial, physiological and educational process per unit policy;
  • Anticipate, recognize and document changes in patient’s physical and mental status;
  • Integrate analysis of diagnostic information in patient assessment and care;
  • Analyze ongoing assessments to determine patient learning and discharge needs;
  • Integrate assessment data and formulates an individualized nursing diagnosis;
  • Formulate an individualized plan of care;
  • Identify and focus on the physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, learning and discharge planning needs of the patient;
  • Develop, interpret and correlate realistic goals and orders to maintain or improve patient health status;
  • Discuss and disseminate information concerning patient plan of care with members of the interdisciplinary health care team;
  • Participate in ongoing discharge planning with members of the interdisciplinary health care team;
  • Modify individualized plan of care based on ongoing assessment and changes in patient status;
  •  Anticipate and manage changing situations;
  • Administer prescribed treatments and medications promptly according to hospital policies and procedures;
  • Guide and provide functional supervision of ancillary staff while maintaining accountability for patient care;
  • Recognize and question unsafe, incorrect or inadequate orders; Intervenes to clarify patient orders;
  • Document nursing care in accordance with hospital policy;
  • Recognize and question unsafe, incorrect or inadequate orders;
  • Intervenes to clarify patient order;
  • Participate in performance improvement activities and utilizes recommendations in patient care delivery; and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

You’ll Need:


  • RN degree from 2- or 4-year accredited nursing program

Certification(s), Licensure(s) & Registration(s)

  • RN Iowa or Compact State licensure
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 6 months of hire
  • Maintain CEU/CME’s as applicable for licensure/certification

Physical setting:

  • Hospital

Work Location:

  • In person
Job Benefits:


· Medical, vision, dental insurance

· 401(k) plan with employer contribution

· Paid Time Off with Cash-out option

· Continuing education credits

· Life and Disability insurance

· Employee discount programs

· Free parking

· Tuition reimbursement

Job ID: 85483

Posted 19 days ago

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