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West Des Moines Surgery RN

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

**West Des Moines Surgery RN**



West Des Moines, Iowa



MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center



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**Partnering for a stronger, healthier world.**



At CommonSpirit Health, we believe in the healing power of humanity. We invite you to explore our specialty areas and pursue a career in humankindness.



+ Employment Type: Full Time



+ Department: Surgery



+ Hours/Pay Period: 80



**Requisition ID** 2022-264058 **Employment Type** Full Time **Hours/Pay Period** 80 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** Monday-Friday (0645-1715) with call **Remote** No **Category** Surgical Services Nursing



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**Job Details**



**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 Children's 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 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 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 country's foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.



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:**



+ Care@Work 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**



$20,000 sign-on bonus OR up to $50,000 towards your student loans!



**GENERAL SUMMARY** **:**



Provides perioperative patient care, specifically in the intraoperative phase, in both the scrub and circulating roles according to established guidelines. Serves the population from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. This position requires call, weekends, nights and Holidays as scheduled.



**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS** **:**



+ Scrubs and circulates on cases independently, with minimal direction.



+ Prepares for surgical cases in an efficient manner, anticipating needs of patient, surgeon, anesthesia and other O.R. team members.



+ Provides a safe environment for patient and staff by implementing standards of aseptic technique and by controlling the physical and psychological aspects of that environment.



+ Collects and analyzes data and assesses patient in developing nursing diagnosis.



+ Communicates effectively with the patient, staff, physicians, and families.



+ Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up and function.



+ Initiates and directs room clean up and turnover.



**MARGINAL FUNCTIONS** **:**



+ Participates in orientation and training of new personnel.



+ Assists in maintenance of physician's preference cards and other O.R. resource material.



+ Utilizes computer in surgical documentation, disposition of specimens and obtaining pertinent information.



+ Participates in departmental Performance Improvement activities as appropriate.



+ Attends department meetings and inservices.



**Qualifications**



**MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED** **:**



+ Possession of a current or compact state license as a Registered Nurse issued/defined by the State of Iowa.



+ Operating Room experience preferred.



+ Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.



+ Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.



+ Ability to read, write and speak English language.



**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 philosophies 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 holistic, personalized care for the body, 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 - then 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 West Des Moines Surgery RN at MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center?



+ Compassionate



+ Trustworthy



+ Proactive



+ Collaborative



+ Communicator



+ Balanced



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**Equal Opportunity**



CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to



a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for



employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender



identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,



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CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).



External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.



If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).



CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.

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