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Mt. Ascutney Hospital Registered Nurse (House Supervisor)- Sign on Bonus in Manchester, Iowa

Registered Nurse- Sign on Bonus- $1500 after 90 days of hire/$1500 after 1-year of hire


  • Registered Nurse with a current license to practice in the State of Iowa

  • Three or more years of nursing experience

  • BSN preferred

  • Current CPR, ACLS, PALS, and NRP certification required

  • Child and Dependent Adult Mandatory Reporter Training required

This position reports to the Acute Care Director.


  • Assumes responsibility for the direction and coordination for all nursing activities for the assigned shift(s)

  • Assumes responsibility for department staffing and coordinates staffing needs for the next shift

  • Acts to conserve the human and material resources of the facility

  • Obtains medications, drugs from Omnicell/pharmacy after hours in accordance with hospital, state and federal regulations.

  • Acquires, disseminates knowledge of patients condition through shift report activities

  • Acts as an advocate for patient and promotes patient safety initiatives

  • Participates in performance improvement initiatives, infection control, quality, and risk management functions

  • Makes rounds to all nursing care areas throughout shift to assist in the evaluation and provision of care to patients

  • Assesses patients and consults with care-givers to maintain knowledge of the patient’s condition

  • Assists staff in planning and meeting the goals of the patient

  • Assists charge nurse in making provider rounds and performs the duties of a Registered Nurse on Med-Surg/ICU/OB, when necessary

  • Assist with triage in Emergency Room department

  • Will assist as needed in OB, ER, Med-Surg/ICU, and Procedure Center

  • During the night shift, will perform duties of charge person on Med-Surg/ICU

  • Responds to CODE BLUE and emergency situations or delegates such

  • Provides controlled visitation

  • Responsible for obtaining accurate count of number of beds/cribs available on the inpatient unit

  • Interprets and evaluates patient-related information and responds to such

  • Initiates/completes variance reporting functions for the shift

  • Assists with administrative tasks and serves on hospital committees as delegated

  • Assists Clinical Nurse Instructor with clinical nurse rotation

  • Assists in the orientation of new employees

  • Continues professional development by participating in inservice and continuing education activities

  • Assists with selection, use, maintenance and repair of department equipment

  • Acts as the primary role and begins implementation of communication during a disaster or disaster drill

  • Assists with facilitating efficient transfer of patients between departments and facilities when deemed necessary.

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