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Trinity Health RN Surgical Trauma Specialty Unit in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

12 Hour Day Shift

Description:

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

MercyOne Central Iowa sets the standard for personalized and radically convenient care in the Des Moines metro area and surrounding counties. MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/desmoines/find-a-location/) , founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and Iowa’s largest medical center, with 802 beds available. The hospital is one of the Midwest’s largest referral centers. Other centers associated with MercyOne Central Iowa include:

MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/desmoines/location/mercyone-west-des-moines-medical-center)

MercyOne Centerville Medical Center

MercyOne Newton Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/newton/)

MercyOne Children’s Hospital

MercyOne Clive Rehabilitation Hospital (https://www.mercyrehabdesmoines.com/)

House of Mercy

Clive Behavioral Health (https://clivebehavioral.com/)

With more than 7,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 1,500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest employers.

MercyOne Medical Group – Central Iowa is one of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems, made up of more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Dallas, Jasper, Polk, Wapello, Warren and Webster counties.

$15,000 sign on bonus or loan forgiveness option

Job Summary / Purpose

Provides individualized, high-quality nursing care to patients of all ages. Uses a team approach to delegate and coordinate patient care at admission, transfer, and discharge. Independently delivers nursing care using the Nurse Practice Act, Mercy Medical Center policies, nursing standards, ethical principles, and professional judgment. Works rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient comfort.

  • Practices safe patient handling techniques.

  • Continues to evaluate assigned patients and provides ongoing treatment.

  • Anticipates, identifies, and responds to educational and emotional needs of patients and families.

  • Guides and directs healthcare personnel (i.e. Patient Care Technicians) in caring for patients.

  • Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up, maintenance, and use (i.e., IV pumps, monitoring equipment, and drainage devices). Utilizes safeguards such as IV pump drug library and monitor alarms whenever available to maximize patient safety.

  • Initiates emergency support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possession of a current or compact state licensure as a registered nurse issued/defined by the State of Iowa

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter – Child and/or Dependent Adult Abuse training within three (3) months of hire.

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certified within six (6) weeks of hire.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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