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UnityPoint Health RN-Operating Room in Marshalltown, Iowa

At UnityPoint Health Marshalltown we have 4 OR's and 2 Endo rooms at the Medical Park campus for outpatient surgery and 2 OR's for inpatient surgery at the downtown campus. Ortho, general, podiatry, cataracts, glaucoma, endo and pain procedures are done at the Medical Park. Inpatient surgeries include Ortho trauma and total joints and general surgery.

8-hour shifts with a call requirement.

Registered Nurses work closely with anesthesia providers and surgeons to provide high quality surgical experience.

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

Assesses the needs of patients and families, providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.

Develops an individual plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team.

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.

Utilizes holistic approach (considering biopsychosocial, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients and families served in the assigned service area

Delegates and provides direction for other healthcare providers and hold them accountable for their involvement in the plan of care.

Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.

Development & Patient Education

Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance nursing practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research.

Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.

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.


Minimum Requirements

Associates Degree in Nursing

Preferred or Specialized

Bachelors of Science in Nursing


Preferred or Specialized

One (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency.


Minimum Requirements

Current license in the state of Iowa or meets criteria established by Iowa Board of Nursing.


Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Multicultural sensitivity.

Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

Customer/patient focused.

Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities. May drive a UPH vehicle, rental or own vehicle.

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Requisition ID: 2020-82566

Street: 3 S 4th Ave

Name: 2560 Marshalltown

Name: Operating Room

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: PRN Days

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