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Temporary RN Med Surg Trauma

Location
Des Moines, Iowa
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Aug 2022
Temporary RN Med Surg Trauma

Des Moines, Iowa

MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

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  • Employment Type: Temporary
  • Department: Medical / Surgical Acute
  • Hours/Pay Period: 72
Requisition ID 218 Employment Type Temporary Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule Night Remote No Category Staff Nurse

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Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals MercyOne Childrens Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health two of the countrys foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Our 5 South unit is a fast-paced med/surg unit caring for acutely ill adults specializing in urology, nephrology, trauma, and colorectal surgery. Because of our many specialties, you will be challenged daily and develop a wide variety of nursing knowledge and have the opportunity to practice your vast skills.

MercyOne also provides you with the quality care you provide to others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:
  • program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Program
Responsibilities

$80/hour flat rate no incentives, no special pay programs, no benefits

12 week program, 36 hours each week, nights and weekends only

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 Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient comfort.
  2. Practices safe patient handling techniques.
  3. Continues to evaluate assigned patients and provides ongoing treatment.
  4. Anticipates, identifies, and responds to educational and emotional needs of patients and families.
  5. Guides and directs healthcare personnel (i.e. Patient Care Technicians) in caring for patients.
  6. Maintains knowledge of equipment setup, 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.
  7. Initiates emergency support measures (i.e. cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury).
  8. Assists with patient care duties/tasks (i.e., emptying drainage devices, ambulating, and hygiene).
Qualifications

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.


Nursing excellence

starts with you.

Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philoosophies with the following:

We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with hollistic, persaonalized care for the bod, mind and spirit.

We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - thne you have found your career fit with us!

Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit.

Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer

Your Possible Career Path

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Temporary RN Med Surg Trauma at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Proactive
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Balanced
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Details

  • Job Reference: 676942705-2
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: CommonSpirit Health
  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent