RN Pre/Post Surgery- Ambulatory Surgery FT (8:30am-7:00pm)
Company: Mercy Medical Center
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 14, 2019
Provides individualized, high-quality nursing care
to patients of all ages.-- Uses a team
approach to delegate and coordinate patient care at admission,
discharge.-- Independently delivers
nursing care using the Nurse Practice Act, Mercy Medical Center
nursing standards, ethical principles, and professional judgment.--
Works rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays
as scheduled.-- Job duties may vary by shift or may be
It is the obligation of each employee of Mercy Medical
Center to abide by and
promote the mission and core values of the Spirit of Mercy.
CORPORATE POLICY STATEMENT:
It is the obligation of each employee of Mercy Medical Center
to comply with Mercy's mission, values, standards of conduct,
procedures and related policies.
HIPAA SECURITY COMPLIANCE:
Access:-- High "Incumbent has access to
restricted or confidential patient information and must comply with
of the Mercy Medical Center Security Policies as it applies to
their job role."
Administers nursing care to patients; includes
assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating the patient's
care plan in
coordination with the physician.
Provides nursing care
guided by physician orders, unit protocols and professional
effectively and appropriately with staff, physicians, patients,
and other healthcare team members.
Participates in ongoing
educational activities related to clinical knowledge and
Contributes to the
professional development of peers and colleagues by sharing
Delivers care in a
manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and
relating to safety, effectiveness and cost in planning/delivering
or caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution
physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.
information system to process orders/data and retrieve patient
Maintains knowledge of
documentation requirements needed for patients' records.
with limited direct supervision using the Nurse Practice Act,
Medical Center policies, nursing standards, and professional
Maintains knowledge of
equipment set-up, maintenance, and use (i.e., IV pumps,
equipment, and drainage devices).
support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting
OSHA/JCAHO and other regulatory agency recommendations and
Assists with clerical
duties (i.e., maintenance of charge, patient record, answering
call lights, processing physician orders.
Maintains patient care
supplies, equipment, and environment.
orientation/education for staff, students, and other hospital
community organizations as requested.
participates in departmental Performance Improvement projects.
and other meetings as assigned.
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.--
Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks
of hire.-- Acceptable credentialing
bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for
Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse
training specific to populations served within three (3) months of
Ability to read, write and speak English
- Requisition ID: 2019-R0253493
- Schedule: Full-time
- Market: Mercy Medical Center
Keywords: Mercy Medical Center, West Des Moines , RN Pre/Post Surgery- Ambulatory Surgery FT (8:30am-7:00pm), Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa
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