CommonSpirit Health Registered Nurse - Surgery Clinic (20 hrs/wk) in NEWTON, Iowa
MercyOne Newton Medical Center is a fully owned hospital of MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center and a member of MercyOne Network.
It is located in the city of Newton, Iowa, county seat of Jasper County. Positioned on Interstate 80, the nation’s only east/west transcontinental interstate highway, Newton is about 30 miles east of the Des Moines metropolitan area, which has a population in excess of 400,000.
MercyOne Newton has a well-deserved reputation for bucking the trend of diminished health care in rural America by enhancing the quantity and quality of its services during the last two decades. This has been accomplished by expanding, remodeling and providing technological improvements to its physical facilities and by adding new physicians.
MercyOne Newton employees and local doctors are known for their highly productive “Iowa work ethic,” emphasis on compassion and quality patient service, and loyalty to the hospital and the community.
Our campus in Newton has 48 beds and about 200,000 square feet of space. Attached to the hospital is a 50,000-square-foot medical office building containing local physician practices and the hospital’s physical medicine and rehabilitation center.
MercyOne Newton is one of the largest employers in Jasper County, along with the local school system and the county government.
Perform general nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures.
Obtain patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality.
Obtain and document health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition.
Provide patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
Execute prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitor and document treatment progress and patient response. Refer to/consult with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns.
Educate patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
Document patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
Participate in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
Track quality assurance data and monitor for acute and chronic care management.
May act as team lead for other nursing staff.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
Current/valid Registered Nurse license from the state licensing board required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.
1 year related experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting required.
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Requisition ID 2021-172836
Employment Type Part Time
Department General Surgery
Hours / Pay Period 40
Standard Hours Monday-Friday (8:00am-5:00pm)
Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne
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