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RN Clinic Specialty - Pediatric Neurology and Psychiatry - PRN

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by Mercy Medical Center

Des Moines, IA 50317
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0


The Registered Nurse Clinic Specialty 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 their families.


Perform general nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures.
May perform specific nursing care as it relates to specialty of the practice.
Obtain patient consent for care and ensure patient confidentiality.
Obtain and document health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition.
Provide patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
Execute prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administer prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response. Refer to/consult with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns.
Educate patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
Document patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
Participate in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
Track quality assurance data and monitor for acute and chronic care management.
May act as team lead for other nursing staff.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
Current/valid Registered Nurse license from the state licensing board required.
May be required to have additional specialty certifications.
Basic Life Support (BLS) or Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) may be required.

Experience (required and preferred):
1 year related experience in a specialty clinic (e.g. Oncology, Neurology, Cardiology, etc.) required.
Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Part-time
  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

Associated topics: bsn, cardiothoracic, hospice, intensive care unit, maternal, mhb, nurse, registed, staff nurse, tcu
Associated topics: bsn, cardiothoracic, hospice, intensive care unit, maternal, mhb, nurse, registed, staff nurse, tcu

Reference: 744685923