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UnityPoint Health Rn Critical Care Float in Rock Island, Illinois

As a member of the interdisciplinary team, contributes professional nursing knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to patients and their families. Maintains a practice environment that reflects the ANA Code for Nurses, Philosophy of Nursing at UnityPoint Health with in the structure of the Professional Nurse Practice Model and in collaboration with other care givers.

This positon floats to all Medical – Surgical inpatient units, Intensive Care Units, and Emergency Departments at the three Quad City Campuses.

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Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

  • 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

Development & Patient Education

  • 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

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Diploma from an RN program. BSN degree preferred. 1 - 2 years of Acute Care clinical experience. Must have clinical experience in at least two service line (Service Lines: ER, ICU, M/S, Rehab, and Maternal Child) with at least one being M/S.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English. Multicultural sensitivity. Microsoft Office – basic computer skills. Customer/patient focused. Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in primary state. Must apply within 90 days for licensure in secondary state.

Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Must possess and maintain current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification within 6 months of hire. Must possess and maintain current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification within 6 months of hire.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

. Extremely heavy physical effort (lift/carry 50 lbs or more) . Frequent prolonged standing/walking . Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients . Assists with lifting and moving patients . Lifts supplies/equipment . Manual dexterity and mobility . Intermittent exertion when performing treatments . Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching . Requires far acuity: ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more . Requires near acuity: ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less

Requisition ID: 2021-92437

Street: 2701 17th St

Name: 6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity

Name: Clinical Resource Team

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.4

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 1845-0715

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

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