Registered Nurse PRN

Unitypoint Health Grinnell , IA 50112

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

Education:

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.

Experience:

Two years of acute care experience.


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