Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and provides nursing care for patients within the unit to which they are assigned by the House Supervisors/Nurse Managers and as directed by the medical staff and following the policies and procedures of UnityPoint - Grinnell Regional Medical Center. The PRN Pool Nurse is a non-unit based RN who has achieved competencies in several nursing areas.
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, and able to function under stressful and emergent situations by utilizing critical thinking skills.
Demonstrates time management skills by delivering care and completing assignments in a timely manner and exercises safe judgment in decision making.
Documentation is complete, timely.
Reports, in a timely manner, pertinent patient observations, significant incidents, or any changes in patient's condition to appropriate person.
Demonstrates proficiency in computer processes as related to position held.
Maintains direct responsibility for nursing care of assigned patients within the Registered Nurse Scope of Practice.
Delegates tasks appropriately to others based on their scope of practice or level of competency.
Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and develop a plan of care which includes individualized care and education plan to meet the clinical and psychosocial needs of the patient.
Receives telephone, verbal and written physician orders, utilizes read back process, and processes orders accurately and timely.
Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration, follows medication administration rights and processes, and appropriately documents all administered medications.
Demonstrates a strong understanding of and is able to perform the technical skills of the assigned department for the positions held.
Collaborates with other members of the healthcare team provide continuity of care, encompassing a holistic approach to services provided.
Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program.License(s)/Certificate(s):
Current Iowa Registered Nurse Licensure.Current ACLS certification or completion within the first year of employment.
Two years of acute care experience.