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RN-4 Medical/Surgical

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

1 Positions

ID: 23748676

Posted On 10/31/2022

Job Overview

Overview

Sign-On Bonus: $10,000 for qualifying applicants!

We are looking for RN's to join our 4 Med/Surg department. We currently have both full-time and Weekend Package positions available. Work hours will be nights, 7:00 pm - 7:00 am, for 72 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a every third weekend rotation.

The 4th floor Medical/Surgical unit is a 20-bed unit. The 4 Med/Surg staff primarily cares for adult patients who are recovering from surgery, but may also care for those that are acutely ill with a wide variety of medial problems and diseases. The primary patient population on this unit is general surgery and total joint replacements (i.e. hip and knee). As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the RN contributes professional nursing knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to patients and their families.The RN maintains a practice environment that reflects the Professional Nurse Practice Model and in collaboration with other care givers.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a  Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022  by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience  a culture  guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive  Total Rewards  program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and  development opportunities  is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.  https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/  

Responsibilities

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 physiological, psychosocial, 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 team members within their scope of practice and holds them accountable for their involvement in the plan of care.
  • Utilizes critical thinking in developing nursing interventions while maintaining responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.

Clinical Excellence and Patient Education

  • Assesses 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.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

Graduate of accredited nursing program (Must obtain BSN within 5 years of hire)

Bachelor of Science (BSN) degree in Nursing

Experience:

One (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficacy.

License(s)/Certification(s):

·Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in Iowa.

·Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or within three (3) months from date of hire.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

·Multicultural sensitivity.

·Basic computer skills.

·Customer/patient focused.

·Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

Other:

·Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

·State of Iowa Mandatory Reporter Training possessed or completed within 6 months of hire.

  • Area of Interest: Nursing;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: .90;
  • Department: Surgical -4 M/S;
  • Shift: Nights, 7:00 pm - 7:00 am, for 72 hours per pay period. This position does have a holiday and a every third weekend rotation.;
  • Job ID: 119897;

Primary Contact

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Michelle Pickel

HR Recruiter, HR

563-589-2608

Phone

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Fax

michelle.pickel@unitypoint.org

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Job Details

Categories

Health Care

Location

Dubuque, IA

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time


Qualifications

Education

Bachelors

Company ID

168

Job REQ #

23748676

# Positions

1

Start Date

20221031

End Date

20230411

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About the Company

A CAREER AT UNITYPOINT HEALTH - FINLEY HOSPITAL

UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.

At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:

* Foster Unity
* Own the Moment
* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit http://www.unitypoint.org/dubuque/employment-opportunities to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees.  Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients.  We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.