Mercy Medical Center Clinton Registered Nurse - NICU - Full Time - Nights in Mercy Medical Center - Dubuque, Iowa

Department:

DU101_35510 Birth Center NICU

Expected Weekly Hours:

36

Shift:

Night Shift

Position Purpose:

Providing care for newborns admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, including assessments, monitoring and administration of medication(s). Assigned to work every third weekend and holiday, this position is a rotating nights position that primarily will work 1800-0630. Will work closely with physicians, respiratory therapists and laboratory personnel to fulfill patient's plan of care. Must be willing to become certified in NRP and PALS.

Job Description Details:

The Mercy registered nurse must hold an active license to practice nursing in the state of Iowa. A baccalaureate degree in nursing and certification by a nationally recognized nursing organization is preferred and strongly encouraged. An applicant must have a minimum of an associate’s degree in nursing. The registered nurse continuously seeks opportunities to enhance his or her own professional nursing practice. Membership in an appropriate professional nursing organization is recommended.

Mercy Medical Center promotes excellence in nursing practice and a thriving professional practice environment, as evidenced by our designation as a Magnet Hospital. Consistent with the American Nurses Association’s Nursing Social Policy Statement (2010), we support the definition of professional nursing and the essential features of contemporary nursing practice including:

  • Provision of a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing

  • Attention to the range of human experiences and responses to health, disease, and illness within the physical and social environments

  • Integration of objective data with knowledge gained from an appreciation of the patient’s or group’s subjective experience

  • Application of scientific knowledge to the processes of diagnosis and treatment through the use of judgment and critical thinking

  • Advancement of professional nursing knowledge through scholarly inquiry

  • Influence of social and public policy to promote social justice

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.