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CommonSpirit Health Nurse - Virtual Command Center in DES MOINES, Iowa


MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center has a unique opportunity for an RN, BSN candidate who is interested in delivering patient care through remote bedside nursing from our new Virtual Command Center (VCC) located in the Medical Center. . The ideal nurse will have at least 1 year of acute care experience and a high degree of comfort working with technology.

As a Telehealth RN, you will assess and care for patients by leverage video conferencing to complete virtual nursing rounds from the new VCC. Your patients are admitted to our Cardio Pulmonary unit .This innovative approach to patient care limits your contact with contagious diseases, your patient’s exposure to additional illnesses, and decreases use of personal protective equipment (PPE) while still providing the same level of care to our patients.

MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits tailored to complement your work/life balance.

We proudly offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Free Premium Membership to with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Wellness Programs

Now offering $2500.00 Sign on Bonus with minimum 1 year experience in Med/Surg Nursing

MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, now part of CommonSpirit Health through the alignment between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is proud to be one of the largest employers in Iowa. We are comprised of more than 7,000 employees which includes a medical team of 1,000+ physicians and allied health associates. Our facility and teams are consistently recognized for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes and employee satisfaction; earning us a spot on Becker’s list of top 100 Great Hospitals in the US.

If you love caring for patients and interested in exploring new innovative methods of care, apply to this unique opportunity today!

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  • Provide patients with virtual health assessments, treatment solutions, and follow-up Cardio Pulmonary Unit from the Virtual Command Center

  • Create, implement, and monitor care plans in collaboration with other care teams

  • Comfortable with technology such as video conferencing and electronic charting

  • Think and act fast in emergency scenarios

  • Coordinate resources


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited Nursing Program or currently enrolled in program.

  • Active Registered Nurse licensure issued by the Iowa Board of Nursing or a nursing license with eNLC multi-state practice privileges

  • One (1) to two year of bedside nursing experience on an adult acute care unit

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Medical Surgical, Medical Telemetry, or Cardio Pulmonary RN

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Requisition ID 2020-138326

Employment Type Part Time

Department Medical / Surgical / Telemetry

Hours / Pay Period 48

Shift Night

Standard Hours 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.