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UnityPoint Health RN - 3 Heart in Waterloo, Iowa

RN – Medical 3 Heart

Allen Hospital - Waterloo

Eligible for $10K Bonus

Full-time, 0.9 7pm-7am with every 3rd weekend. Holiday rotation. May be able to rotate to day shift in the future.

3 Heart is our 24-bed cardiac unit. The patients on this floor may have experienced chest pain, an MI, or be post-cardiac catheterization. They may also be post-operative from open heart surgery. This unit also cares for general medical or post-surgical patients.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Associates Degree in Nursing.

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred.

  • 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, customer/patient focused.

  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

Requisition ID: 2021-94499

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Name: Medical - 3 Heart- Logan

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Full-time 0.9: 7pm-7am with every 3rd weekend

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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