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Registered Nurse

Company: Iowa State Job Bank
Location: Cherokee
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Registered NurseDuration: 6+ MonthsCertification Required: BLS or CPR - RN License from the state of IA Job Description: Registered Nurses serve as members of a multidisciplinary team that includes a social worker, medical provider, Activity Specialist, and/or educator.This team is integral to the successful treatment of the patients served, providing care in tandem with all members of the team to ensure high quality of care is being delivered at all times. Provide clinical supervision and leadership to the Licensed Practical Nurse and other unlicensed personnel (e.g., Resident Treatment Technicians and Resident Treatment Workers). Receive and transcribe physician orders. Report/document changes to the patient's condition and provide follow-up as needed. Complete initial, on-going, and annual nursing assessments. Develop individualized nursing care interventions. Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to develop treatment plans that are individualized, measurable, and attainable. Revise plans based on assessments/observations. Demonstrate safe medication administration practices, follow policy/procedure as it relates to medication administration. Provide nursing care that is individualized and appropriate for the developmental level and according to the specific needs of the patient. Assign/delegate tasks to other nursing personnel as needed. Provide on-going patient and/or family education (e.g., illness, medication, life skills, coping mechanisms, recovery, discharge planning, etc.). Demonstrate effective de-escalation techniques and the ability to utilize effective crisis communication skills when dealing with upset patients. Comply with all the principles of Pro-Act and follow policy/procedure as it relates to application of restraints and/or use of seclusion. Complete all required documentation as defined in policies in a clear, concise, and legible manner. Provide a detailed hand-off communication to the next shift. Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency with admission/transfer/discharge procedures and management of emergencies. Effectively communicate necessary information to the Nurse Supervisor and/or Charge Nurse. Be familiar with and comply with all hospital policies/procedures. Comply with regulatory standards. Job Requirements:Maintain valid and current licensure as either a Registered Nurse (RN), that is in good standing, in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as an RN in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator's Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, that is in good standing.Must have a minimum 60-day assignment at CMHI with the maximum of 48 hours per week.Must have current BLS/CPR certification.Must be able to walk up and down stairs to emergency code sites or other work sites.Must be able to lift 50 pounds, bend, stoop, and twist frequently when providing nursing care or training.Have a COVID vaccination or a qualifying documented exception.22nd Century Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Iowa State Job Bank, Sioux City , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Cherokee, Iowa

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