RN-NICU - Sioux City - 51111

Employer
Local Staffing
Location
Sergeant Bluff, Iowa
Posted
Oct 21, 2021
Closes
Oct 22, 2021
Ref
2536086593
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Private Practice
UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's
Full-Time
Rotating D/N, every other weekend/holiday

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 within the structure of the Professional Nurse Practice Model and in collaboration with other care givers.

* $5,000 sign-on bonus with 2+ years experience
* Benefits: Medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance and programs to help save for the future, such as 401(k) and Health Savings Account (HAS).
* Personal Growth & Development: Learning, career opportunities and other experiences that support professional and personal growth.
* Well-Being: Programs, activities and resources designed to enhance physical, financial and emotional well-being.
* Recognition: The formal and informal ways to appreciate and celebrate each other.
* Purpose: The meaningful connection between our daily work, team members, patients and the communities we serve.
Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve. Every day we strive to live out our vision statement of Best outcome every patient every time through living out our FOCUS values of Foster Unity, Own the Moment, Champion Excellence, and Seize Opportunities.

At UnityPoint Health, we provide care in nine regions throughout Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin. As the nation's fourth largest nondenominational health system in America, UnityPoint Health keeps people at the center of all we do. We are looking for dynamic and talented individuals to join our team. You'll find opportunities for every sized dream.

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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 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 errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
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
BSN degree
Experience:

Prefer one (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency.
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, and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification or obtain certification within six (6) months from date of hire.
Completion of one hour of stroke education prior to the end of orientation and annually
Valid driver's license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

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.

Other:

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities. May drive a UPH vehicle, rental or own vehicle.