UnityPoint Health Registered Nurse Clinic- COVID in Marshalltown, Iowa
As a member of the interdisciplinary team, contributes professional nursing knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to patients and their families. Maintains a practice environment that reflects the ANA Code for Nurses, Philosophy of Nursing at UnityPoint Health within the structure of the Professional Nurse Practice Model and in collaboration with other care givers. Works in Centralized COVID Vaccine location providing direct or indirect patient care in accordance with guidelines established.
Clinical Excellence/Patient Care
·Assesses the needs of patients, providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.
·Responsible for the administration of vaccinations in accordance with guidelines established as license allows.
·Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.
·Delivers high quality care utilizing the nursing process while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required on assigned unit in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.
Development & Patient Education
·Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.
·Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
Basic UPH Performance Criteria
·Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
·Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance
·Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
·Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
·Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
·Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
Preferred or Specialized
·One (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency.
·Current license in the state of Iowa or meets criteria established by Iowa Board of Nursing.
·Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English
·Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
·Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.
Requisition ID: 2021-88624
Street: 3 S 4th Ave
Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .01
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org