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Trinity Health RN MercyOne Primghar Hospital Full Time in Primghar, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Description:

Under limited supervision, provides nursing care to assigned patients by utilizing the nursing process and meeting the established standards within the nursing department. Is accountable for assigned patients, demonstrates understanding of nursing and its issues and is an advocate for patient/families and nursing. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.

Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne, we know colleagues benefit from and strengthen our network. You'll find support, teamwork and coworkers that help you get the best out of yourself.

What we offer:

We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs

  • Education reimbursement

  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision

  • Paid time off

  • Long- and short-term leave

  • Retirement planning

  • Life insurance coverage

  • $15,000 Sign-On Bonus

About the job:

Under limited supervision, provides nursing care to assigned patients by utilizing the nursing process and meeting the established standards within the nursing department. Is accountable for assigned patients, demonstrates understanding of nursing and its issues and is an advocate for patient/families and nursing.

What you will do:

  • Prioritizes components of an in-depth assessment to determine patient’s holistic health status on an ongoing basis.

  • Establishes rapport with patient/family to identify learning needs, expected outcome and discharge needs.

  • Utilizing the nursing process, efficiently identifies actual and potential problems and develops/carries out the plan of care for the complex patient; specific to the age of the patients population identified within the department/unit standards.

  • Initiates, and revises as necessary, the plan of care which meets the unit standards.

  • Promotes and maintains a safe and calm environment for complex patients by ensuring appropriate supplies, equipment, and patient/family needs.

  • Implements nursing intervention and adapts care based on changes in patient condition, consultation with other professionals and patient/family needs.

  • Makes clinical decisions independently based on scientific principles, systematic approach and experience.

  • Identifies actual and potential risk to patients and/or families and initiates appropriate action to minimize risk

  • Administers medications and treatments/procedures as directed, and as appropriate for the patient’s medical care, in collaboration with the multi disciplinary team.

  • Utilizes internal and community resources in planning care and initiating referrals.

  • Initiates appropriate patient/family education following assessment of learning and discharge needs.

  • Documents nursing intervention and patient/family response accurately, legibly, and in compliance with hospital policies.

  • Appropriately delegates tasks/procedures to other team members who are prepared/qualified to perform.

  • Uses effective communication principles and techniques to achieve desired outcomes and demonstrate the ability to supervise others to whom nursing interventions are delegated.

  • Demonstrates ability to assume charge position and/or a leadership role in emergency/crisis situation.

  • Serves as an advocate for patients and families.

What we are looking for:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing required, BSN preferred and strongly encouraged. Is a registered nurse maintaining current licensure to practice in applicable state.

  • Must maintain current certifications in BLS and if required, Advanced Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Life Support (PALS) and TNCC.

  • Actively participates and represents hospital in professional and community organizations.

Why MercyOne Western Iowa?

MercyOne Western Iowa serves the needs of individuals in a 33-county area including western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, a 238-bed regional facility, is home to the only Level II trauma center in the area – one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons – and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service. Along with owned and managed hospitals in Primghar and Hawarden, Iowa, and a partnership with Dunes Surgical Hospital in South Dakota, the region also operates a primary care network, specialty care clinics and home health care, providing an entire continuum of preventative, primary, acute and tertiary health care services to provide personalized, compassionate care for the communities we serve and beyond.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life so you can get well—and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond. MercyOne Western Iowa is a member of Trinity Health

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Our Mission defines us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless Values guide us:

  • Reverence

  • Integrity

  • Commitment to the Poor

  • Compassion

  • Excellence

  • Justice

  • Stewardship

MercyOne Cultural Beliefs direct us:

  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.

  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.

  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.

  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.

  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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