Catholic Health Initiatives RN Registered Nurse Navigator Mercy Clinics Mental Health (Days) in DES MOINES, Iowa
RN Registered Nurse Navigator Mercy Clinics Mental Health (Days)
- Job Summary / JobPurpose (briefly state why does this job exist in 3-5 lines)
The Registered Nurse functions as a vital member of the
healthcare team who contributes to the success the practice by demonstrating
customer/patient focus, effective communication, professionalism, and
teamwork. Will utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and
evaluate comprehensive care provided to selected patient populations and
- Key Responsibilities(list 5-8)
+ Performgeneral nursing care to patients by following established standards andprocedures.
Obtainpatient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality.
Obtainand document health history, information on chief complaint, vitalsigns, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition.
Provide patientcare based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/statelaws and regulations.
Executeprescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribedmedications, and monitor and document treatment progress and patientresponse. Refer to/consult with physicians, other health providers, andcommunity resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns.
Educate patientsand families about health status, health maintenance, and management ofacute and chronic conditions.
Document patientassessment and intervention data using established medical recordforms/automated systems and documentation practices.
Participate inmultidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
Track qualityassurance data and monitor for acute and chronic care management.
May act as teamlead for other nursing staff.
Perform otherduties as assigned.
Job Requirements /Qualifications
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required &preferred):
Graduate of an
accredited school of nursing required.
Bachelor ofScience in Nursing preferred.
Current/valid RegisteredNurse license from the state licensing board required.
BasicLife Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.
- Experience (required and preferred):
1 year related
experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting required.
Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY SOUTH CLINIC
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required None
Req ID: 2018-R0184070
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.