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CommonSpirit Health RN - Iowa Heart (Ottumwa) PRN in OTTUMWA, Iowa

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Responsibilities

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under direction, provides professional nursing care for adult clinic patients following Iowa Heart Center’s (IHC) established standards and practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Performs general and cardiac nursing care to patients. Administers prescribed procedures, medications, and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.

  • Conducts and assesses medical and interval history interviews with patients.

  • Provides patient and family education and documents in medical record.

  • Performs phone triage, assesses and communicates needs to physician as needed.

  • Acts as problem solver as it relates to patient, family, physician issues according to protocol.

  • Reads and researches patient records, charts and Practice Manager system for other pertinent information. May dictate history and physical, consults and other professional related

  • Reviews and reports pertinent test(s) and outside examination results, scrutinizes for needed follow-up; communicates to Physician.

  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional certifications.

  • Maintains practice standards in regard to Quality Improvement and OSHA

  • Performs various procedures and tests according to department guidelines.

  • Schedules admissions and outpatient procedures, and obtains consents.

  • Responsible for meeting all IHC RN competencies.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Current licensure as R.N., state of Iowa or compact state.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks).

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter Dependent Adult Abuse training within three (3) months of hire.

  • ACLS within 6 months of hire

  • Three years of RN nursing experience required. Two years of critical care experience or clinical cardiac equivalent experience required.

  • Level I Cardiac Arrhythmia class completion within 6 months

  • Level II 12 Lead EKG class completion within 1 year

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Requisition ID 2021-153075

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Cardiology Services

Shift Varied

Standard Hours Varied

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Location IA-OTTUMWA

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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