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Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa Telepsych Facilator-Licensed Practical Nurse-LPN or Registered Nurse-RN in Cedar Falls, Iowa

The Telepsychiatry LPN or RN will assist as a patient facilitator for the Senior Behavioral Health unit. The position includes working collaboratively with the treament team and the provider to complete rounds, utilization review, and other duties as assigned. The position will include working as a staff LPN or RN on a rotating weekend and holiday rotation, 2nd shift.

Through evidence-based practice, the LPN, under the supervision of a registered nurse, provides outcome/goal-based nursing care for patients and assists the Registered Nurse in monitoring, observing and reporting patient response to interventions. The LPN works collaboratively with all members of the health care team. Adheres to MercyOne's performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of MercyOne.

Through evidence-based practice, the RN utilizes critical thinking to assess, plan, implement and evaluate outcome based care of patients. The RN supervises and coordinates care provided to patients by the LPN, Patient Care Assistants and other nursing team members. The RN facilitates communication with physicians, patient and family, other departments and/or team members. Adheres to MercyOne's performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of MercyOne.

Graduate of an accredited LPN or ADN/BSN program. Behavioral health experience preferred.

Current Iowa LPN or RN license, BLS, Mandatory Reporter, ACLS(ASU,O/P Clinic), NRP (Mercy).(Mercy Living Plus: Completion of an Iowa Board of Nursing approved supervisory course curriculum within 6 months of being employed in supervisory role). Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training (NVCI) within 6 months of hire (Mental Hlth Unit).

  • Intermediate language, intermediate math, intermediate to high critical thinking ability.
  • Basic computer skills preferred.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in high stress situation/environment.
  • Ability to work with accountability.

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