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Clinic II RN - Iowa Heart Vascular Surgery

Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

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Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs general and cardiac nursing care to patients. Administers prescribed procedures, medications, and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
  • Conducts and assesses medical and interval history interviews with patients.
  • Provides patient and family education and documents in medical record.
  • Performs phone triage, assesses and communicates needs to physician as needed.
  • Acts as problem solver as it relates to patient, family, physician issues according to protocol.
  • Reads and researches patient records, charts and Practice Manager system for other pertinent information. May dictate history and physical, consults and other professional related
  • Reviews and reports pertinent test(s) and outside examination results, scrutinizes for needed follow-up;  communicates to Physician.
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional certifications.
  • Maintains practice standards in regard to Quality Improvement and OSHA
  • Performs various procedures and tests according to department guidelines.
  • Schedules admissions and outpatient procedures, and obtains consents.
  • Responsible for meeting all IHC RN competencies.                                                                

 

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Covers other IHC duties as requested.
  • Attends meetings and participates on committees as requested.
  • Performs other related work as required.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Current licensure as R.N., state of Iowa or compact state.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks).
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter Dependent Adult Abuse training within three (3) months of hire.
  • ACLS within 6 months of hire
  • Three years of RN nursing experience required. Two years of critical care experience or clinical cardiac equivalent experience required.
  • Level I Cardiac Arrhythmia class completion within 6 months
  • Level II 12 Lead EKG class completion within 1 year

Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, West Des Moines , Clinic II RN - Iowa Heart Vascular Surgery, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa

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