UnityPoint Health Patient Care Facilitator-Y7 Med/Surg-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa

Coordinates the plan of care by collaborating with patients, their caregivers, and the interdisciplinary team members for a cohort of patients on Younker 7 . Patient population includes lung conditions, bowel and bladder conditions, other various acute and chronic medical conditions plus minor surgeries

This role develops and coordinates the overall plan of care for a cohort of patients throughout their hospital stay and as they transition out of the inpatient setting, establishing strong partnerships with patients, families, physicians and all care givers. Assumes a broad level of accountability for the safety and quality outcomes of care for assigned patients and provides leadership to the multi-disciplinary team, Responsibilities: Develop relationships with patients and their caregivers to assure a patient centered approach to care coordination. Leads the interdisciplinary care team to assure consistency in the delivery of the overall plan of care. Monitors patient progress; works with patients and caregivers to develop an individualized transition plan to the next level of care, and assesses for readiness for transition. Manages patient outcomes by monitoring for risk related to safe and quality patient care, and assuring that the plan of care incorporates strategies to minimize risk. Leads and mentors the care team to assure the delivery of a safe, efficient, and high quality patient experience. Demonstrates professional practice by keeping abreast of current nursing practice and healthcare trends; and implementing evidence based practices. Functions in accordance with the Iowa Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses (Iowa Administrative Code 655, Chapter 6, & 6.2) and the American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice (ANA, 2010).

EDUCATION: Minimum of Bachelors in Nursing (BSN) required upon hire. Commitment to enroll in a Masters in Nursing (MSN) program within one year of hire; to be completed within 4 years. A Clinical Nurse Leader focused MSN is preferred. EXPERIENCE: Recent experience in direct patient care of adults in the inpatient hospital setting. Three years nursing experience preferred. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Current active Iowa License to practice as a RN. Department of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work. Certification in specialty preferred or commitment to obtain certification in area of specialty within 4 years of hire. Certification in CNL preferred.

Requisition ID: 2018-44803

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Med/Surg Y7- Meth

Posting Minimum: USD $26.31/Hr.

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org