Company: MercyOne West Des Moines
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: September 12, 2021
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.
plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient
safe patient handling techniques.
to evaluate assigned patients and provides ongoing
identifies, and responds to educational and emotional needs of
patients and families.
and directs healthcare personnel (i.e. Patient Care Technicians) in
caring for patients.
knowledge of equipment set-up, 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.
emergency support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation,
protecting patient from injury).
of a current or compact state license as a Registered Nurse
issued/defined by the State of Iowa.
completion of Mandatory Reporter – Child and/or Dependent Adult
Abuse training within three (3) months of hire.
Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable
credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association
Basic Life Support.
Cardiac Life Support certified within nine (9) months of hire, if
required by your department.
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