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UnityPoint Health RN Staff-ED-Sumner in Sumner, Iowa

Full time position for a rural Level 4 Trauma facility:

Variable; 40 hours per week 0700-3:30 (Monday through Friday).

Infrequent holidays or weekends.

Will need to maintain nursing skills to cover adequate staffing of the department with flex to the nursing floor as needed.

The position includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the controlling and coordinating of all the activities of ED services.

  • Oversee orientation of new employees to the ED/OP services.

  • Assist in covering shift breaks

  • Assist with development and update of all ED policies and procedures including maintenance of the policy manual while complying with hospital regulatory requirements like CoP, DIA, EMTALA and CAH rulings.

  • Participates in guidance and education programs for patient care personnel as related to ED training.

  • Examples: Trauma, Bioterrorism, hazmat, sexual assault, etc.

  • Assist with ED budget.

  • Maintain quality program for ED services. Selecting measures & monitors, collecting data, developing action plans and reporting of activities and progress.

  • Daily review ED/OP records and ensure documentation is concise and all charges are captured. Reviews all EMTALA transfer forms for completion accuracy and educates if lacking.

  • Assist in monthly mock codes/drills with the Trauma Coordinator to ensure competency of skills and processes. Example: Trauma, Adult & Pediatric Codes, Burn Victim, Emergency Deliveries etc.

  • Assist with developing and maintaining an ED competency program.

  • Provide updates at monthly nurses meeting.

  • Attend various hospital meetings as assigned.

  • Back Up UR Coordinator: Assist with admission UR to ensure InterQual criteria is met and admissions are approved to the correct level of care. Assist with reviewing charts on a daily basis to ensure medical necessity.

  • Back Up Discharge Planner: Assist in overseeing all patient discharge planning activities and coordinate services and referrals as necessary. Document discharge activities in the electronic record. Lead weekly Patient Care Conferences when DON is absent.

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

Must have a current RN license with the state of Iowa

Prefer 5 years of experience as an ED nurse

Maintain current ACLS, PALS, TNCC, NRP, & BLS

Possess adequate computer knowledge and skills

Possess strong organizational skills

This will be a working role maintaining skills and knowledge of floor and ED duties so will be able to step in and assist in any given area in Nursing Services

Requisition ID: 2020-78612

Street: 909 W 1st St

Name: 2630 Sumner Community Hospital

Name: Emergency Services

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 40 hour/per week - 7-3:30 Monday-Friday

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

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

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