UnityPoint Health Rn-Infusion and Cancer Center in Fort Dodge, Iowa

UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge

RN - Infusion and Cancer Center

FTE: .60 (Part-time, 24 hours per week)

Shift: Monday-Friday hours between 7a-5:30p w/ night and weekend on call rotation.

  • Assesses and monitors total physiological, psychological, sociocultural, and spiritual needs of infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

  • Provides nursing care in accordance with nursing standards and the infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

  • Assesses and plans for discharge needs, evaluates adult and geriatric patients and significant others educational needs and initiates and implements appropriate teaching protocols or makes appropriate referrals.

  • Documents nursing care consistent with documentation guidelines.

  • Communicates with other members of the healthcare team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.

  • Participates in unit operations demonstrating professional behaviors to include supporting goals of nursing unit and maintaining awareness of resource utilization.

  • Participates in non-direct patient care activities including educational activities, performance improvement activities, standards development and review, hospital/nursing committees and other related activities.

  • Demonstrates technical skills proficiently for the comfort and safety of infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

  • Demonstrates positive customer relation skills.

  • Provides nursing care utilizing a knowledge base and understanding regarding medical necessity.

  • Provide assistance to the Radiation Oncology Department and Cancer Services .

  • Adheres to all departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

Associate Degree Nursing Required. Refer to Voluntary BSN Agreement if a new hire.

BSN preferred

Experience:

Med-Surg experience preferred

License(s)/Certification(s):

Current RN Licensure in State of Iowa or applicable compact state. Must be licensed in state of residence.

Basic Life Support completion required, refer to Job Description Addendum. Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/BioTherapy certification required within 6 months.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Ability to delegate wisely, exercise good judgment, maintain effective interpersonal relationships, adapt to change, evaluate critically and think creatively. Must demonstrate knowledge and skills required for specialized area of assignment. Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care appropriate to infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Must demonstrate effective communication skills.

Other:

Electronic and mechanical patient care equipment, office equipment, and medications.

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

Gloves, gowns, protective eye wear, and mask.

Requisition ID: 2018-45756

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr

Name: Infusion Center

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.6

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday hours between 7-5:30

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