RN Inpatient Surgery/Ortho

Location: West Des Moines, IA
Date Posted: 02-12-2018
Overview
Utilizing the Nursing Process, coordinates and implements care of patients within an assigned unit of the hospital under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Patient Care Manager. Performs work of considerable difficulty. Represents nursing within Trinity Medical Center and works to improve the health of the communities we serve.
Responsibilities
Demonstrates competence in the skills, (critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical[i]) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below. Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patients physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility
Qualifications
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:
Must be a graduate of accredited School of Nursing. Previous acute care experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS:
The following is required:Knowledge of the nursing care required for patients throughout the age continuum;Ability to use the nursing process; Knowledge of teaching/learning theoriesAbility to critically think, problem solve; plan, organize, and coordinate patient care activitiesAbility to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing . LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Current Registered Professional Nurse licensure in the State of Iowa and Illinois. Must maintain current and CPR Certification.
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