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UnityPoint Health RN - 3 Medical in Waterloo, Iowa

RN – 3 Medical

Allen Hospital - Waterloo

Eligible for $10K Bonus

Full-time 7pm-7:30am with every 3rd weekend. May be able to rotate to days in the future.

3 Medical is a 25-bed inpatient unit. Staff here see a variety of general medical patients. There’s a focus on respiratory illnesses, renal failure, altered mental status, or GI issues. On 3 Med, you will experience a wide variety of patients with high acuity. The teamwork on 3 Medical is stellar and you’ll feel why after just a few shifts here!

Our team of dedicated nurses are invaluable in facilitating healing for our patients. They contribute professional nursing knowledge and skills to the care and management of our patients. As a nurse here at UnityPoint Health, you will work with an engaged interdisciplinary team to help manage the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional needs of our patients. If you’re looking to put your compassion and skills to use, join the nursing team at Allen! We offer competitive wages and benefits and well as a sign on bonus for RNs!

  • 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.

  • 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: 2021-86170

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Name: Medical - 3 Medical- Logan

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Full-time: 7p-7:30a, with every 3rd weekend

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

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