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UnityPoint Health RN-Medical/Surgical in Marshalltown, Iowa

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care at Registered Nurse skill level, in collaboration with the Medical Plan of Care with a minimum of assistance. To function as primary nurse or charge nurse so that optimum quality of patient care is maintained according to the philosophy and objectives of UnityPoint Health - Marshalltown Hospital. To exercise accountability, responsibility, authority, autonomy and act as a role model and resource person with expanded theory and expertise.

  • Collaborates with other healthcare team members and the patient/family to develop an individualized plan of care.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to any age related need of the patients served on the assigned unit.

  • Delegates duties based on the scope of the role, knowledge and skill of the caregiver.

  • Recognizes situations and significant assessment findings that require verbal or written communication and follow through to the appropriate individuals (provider, charge nurse, nurse manager, supervisor).

  • Obtains, records and/or accurately enters data into the EMR. Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.

  • Communicates with the healthcare team, ancillary staff, patients and visitors in a respectful and professional manner.

  • Participates in and completes all education and training programs as required by hospital policy and as requested by manager/director.

  • care and other quality care measures at each change of caregiver or setting of care.

  • Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

RN Sign-On Bonus and BSN Forgivable Loan Programs Available

Minimum of an Associate Degree of Nursing

No previous work experience as an RN required

Internal applicants within UPH-Marshalltown, in good standing, with six months of hospital experience will be considered.

Valid RN license


Mandatory abuse reporting within 6 months

ACLS within one year


BSN preferred

PALS for any pediatric nurse

Requisition ID: 2020-80318

Street: 3 S 4th Ave

Name: 2560 Marshalltown

Name: Medical Surgical

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Nights 1900-0730/ 3 shifts per week with holiday and weekend rotation

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