UnityPoint Health RN-Intensive Care Unit in Waterloo, Iowa
Our intensive care unit is a busy 12 bed unit that cares for a variety of critically acute patients. Among doing bedside procedures, we also do CRRT, drains, bolts, CABGS, balloon pumps, and targeted temperature management. We have a great team atmosphere and encourage continuous education. If you are a person who loves a fast tempo, team comradely, and critical thinking the ICU could be the right fit for you!
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. One (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency 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: 2020-84095
Street: 1825 Logan Ave
Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Posting Minimum: USD $24.33/Hr.
Name: Intensive Care Unit- Logan
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7p-7:30am every third weekend and Holiday
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org