Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse - Outpatient Surgery (PRN) in NEWTON, Iowa

Registered Nurse - Outpatient Surgery (PRN)


This PRN Days position is located at Skiff Medical Center, Newton, IA

POSITION SUMMARY: The outpatient staff nurse is responsible for the delivery of direct care of the pre and post-operative patient through the use of the nursing process while adhering to the standards of Nursing Care and policies and procedures of the hospital. The professional nurse coordinates care with other disciplines and collaborates with the patient, family, significant other, and physician on patient behalf.


  • Adheres to standards of care for respective nursing units and utilizes the nursing process.

  • Demonstrates nursing knowledge and judgement concerning patient care delivery.

  • Demonstrates ability to establish priorities and organize effectively.

  • Demonstrates competence in the clinical practice area.

  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and continuing education.

  • Demonstrates professional written and verbal skills.

  • Demonstrates professional attitude and interest in work by maintaining acceptable work habits and behavior.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and participates in the education of patients, relatives, and/or visitors.

  • Demonstrates commitment to Customer Service.


EDUCATION: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years of pre- and post-op surgical care of patients.

LICENSURE: Must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the State of Iowa.


  • Must be knowledgeable regarding the nursing process and its application.

  • Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English. Skilled in the post operative care of the infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient groups.

  • Obtains nursing continuing education units appropriate to clinical assignment. Maintains BCLS certification at health care provider level.

  • Possesses ability to function effectively during emergencies, in crises, and while under stress.

  • ACLS and PALS certification recommended

Job RN


Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0169254

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.