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Mary Greeley Medical Center
Ames

Job Description

Position Summary

Under general direction, protects, promotes, and optimizes health and abilities. Prevents illness and injury. Alleviates suffering through the diagnosis and treatment. Advocates for patients and their families. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):

Licensed as a Registered Nurse and authorized by the State of Iowa to practice nursing or eligible to take licensing exam within four months of hire.

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing or in final semester of nursing school.

Achievement of Baccalaureate degree in nursing within 6 years of hire if hired after January 1, 2014.

HeartCode BLS training, or within 90 days of hire and must maintain throughout employment.

Mandatory Reporter training or within 90 days of hire and must maintain throughout employment.

Two years experience in medical surgical nursing, home health or hospice.

If hired prior to graduation and licensure, must graduate and become authorized by the State of Iowa to practice nursing within four months of hire.

Possession of a current valid driver's license and must maintain eligibility for coverage under Mary Greeley Medical Center's insurance policy.

Preferred Qualifications:

Baccalaureate degree in nursing.

Professional certification in nursing specialty.

Certification in Health Coaching

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Proficient in communication skills.

Ability to pursue and foster a sense of team and partnership across all disciplines.

Ability to communicate effectively, in English, with diverse population groups.

Ability to be self-directed, flexible, and able to adapt to change.

Ability to communicate effectively in a professional and tactful manner with physicians, staff, patients and/or their representatives.

Ability to read and understand chart documentation.

Ability to demonstrate basic computer skills.

Ability to read, write and understand the English language.

Knowledge of theory, principles, techniques and practice of professional nursing; of scientific principles and nursing research; of preparation, administration and actions of medications; of treatments and medical procedures; of counseling and teaching techniques; of medical equipment as it relates to patient care' and ability to operate and handle many kinds of complex equipment.

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Employment Type

80 hour Full Time

Schedule

Day Shift

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