Registered Nurse

Surgery Department

Full-time position (36 hours per week).  Works 7:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.  Call required in addition.  Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care in the Outpatient Clinic setting.  Directs and provides patient/family teaching.  Provides leadership when working with health team members in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.  Applies knowledge of illnesses, injuries, and diseases using available resources in the assessment process.  Documents nursing assessments and interventions, etc.  Communicates information to peers, supervisors, physicians.  Organizes schedules and appointments and communicates with specialty medical practitioners and other staff.  Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program.  Must have a current Iowa Registered Nurse license.  Certification in Basic Life Support is required within 3 months of date of hire.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is required within 12 months of date of hire.