Charge RN – Surgical Services – Full Time – Nights **$10,000 Sign-On Bonus**
Posted On 06/22/2022
**$10,000 Sign-On Bonus**
Nights (6:00pm - 6:30am) -- 72 hrs/pay period
The Surgical Services Unit (SSU) is a 49-bed, post-op surgical unit for general and orthopedic surgery. Common orthopedic diagnoses include: same-day joint replacement, spinal fusions, and surgical repair for sport injuries, medical and surgical care for trauma and post ICU. We also specialize in general abdominal and laparoscopic surgery, genitourinary, ENT, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeries, gynecological procedures, plastics, oral surgery, and diagnostic interventions. Our average length of stay is three days and 90% of our cases are elective. Patients start in the ambulatory unit, go to the operating room, and come to SSU post-op to recover. Our staff is highly energized and engaged on our fast-paced unit, and we have high patient and staff satisfaction scores.
Under general supervision and in collaboration with the director, provides leadership on assigned shift to ensure the qualify of care and operational effectiveness of the total care program. Utilizes skills in assessing, planning, organizing, and evaluating the provision of patient care. Demonstrates system thinking, initiates improvement strategies, promotes employee development, and works collaboratively with physicians utilizing this nursing unit. Adheres to the principles of the Caring Model, Citizenship Standards, philosophies and mission of MercyOne Medical Center in all aspects of job performance.
Specific duties which will be performed by Charge Nurse Role:
Determines daily staffing needs for the nursing unit, consistent with patient care needs and unit staffing guidelines.
Serves as liaison between medical staff and nursing unit staff.
Serves as point person for physicians, managers, and other clinical staff in relationship to patient conditions and needs. Provides report by verbal or written format.
Keeps open communication to physicians about changes in nursing unit operations and protocols.
Provides direct patient care for patient population served by nursing unit.
Must hold an active Registered Nurse license to practice in the state of Iowa
A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required within 4 years of hire (tuition assistance provided as an employment benefit)
generous paid time off (PTO) plan
comprehensive benefit package including – medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 403b retirement
an on-site childcare center
We are dedicated to helping our patients live their best life, through all of life’s journeys. Join us at MercyOne and be part of a Magnet® team where nurses have a strong voice about the delivery of quality patient care, a team where your skills, achievements and opinions are highly valued!
Come join our circle of care as a Registered Nurse in our Surgical Services department!