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Ad Title: Emergency Room Nurse
Location: Cresco, IA
Post Date: 09/30/22
Contact: A Thomas
City: Cresco
State: IA
Zip: 52136
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Description:
SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to provide general nursing care and leadership, working collaboratively with physicians and multidisciplinary team members. The R.N. will promote and restore patient\'s health as they prescribe, provide, delegate, evaluate and coordinate comprehensive professional nursing care through the use of the nursing process for patients of all ages, gender, cultures, and background; provide physical and psycho-social support to patients, friends, and families.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DETAILED DUTIES:

Maintains competency and identifies pt problems appropriately for infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Recognizes changes in clinical situations, alters plan of care appropriately, and continues to monitor effectiveness. Performs appropriate assessment and utilizes critical thinking skills in interpreting data and responding appropriately. Communicates information to the health care team as needed.
Formulates and individualizes nursing care plans on all patients. Updates, validates, care plans daily and prn.
Following all policy and procedures including but not limited to administering medications per pharmacy and manufacturers instruction. Staying abreast of all policies and procedures.
Notes and follows through with physician\'s orders accurately and in a timely manner.
Complete task in a timely manner.
Able to prioritize patient care and work under stress while exhibiting maturity, stability, and flexibility.
Utilizes and provides equipment and supplies based on patient needs. Keeps department stocked, organized, clean, and checklist completed. Charges appropriately for supplies and treatments.
Works scheduled hours and demonstrates flexibility in willingness to work extra hours. Accepts assignments or changes in assignments and priorities with minimal disruption; may include respiratory therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy
Responsible for mock codes in all patient care areas.
Responsible for keeping track of required documentation for mock codes
Responsible for education and process improvement related to mock codes
Other duties as assigned.

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Ad Title: Operation Room (OR) RN
Location: Cresco, IA
Post Date: 09/30/22
Contact: A Thomas
City: Cresco
State: IA
Zip: 52136
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Description:
POSITION SUMMARY: Qualified RN who is responsible for all nursing care of patients in the operating room, recovery room, endoscopy, and for pre-operative education. This position requires call time.


ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY

Reports to: Director of Surgical Services
Supervises: N/A
Key Working Relationships: OR Staff, physicians, allied health professionals, other RHS staff, and Administration
Primary Customer Groups: Employees, patients, families, public
Age of Patients Served: All ages
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DETAILED DUTIES:

Utilizes principles and techniques of decontamination, disinfection, sterilization, universal precautions, and environmental control. Utilizes and provides equipment and supplies based on patient needs. Utilizes supplies to reduce waste. Keeps department stocked, organized and cleaned.

Assures physical preparation of areas of Surgery, Endoscopy, Recovery Room and Central Supply.

Assures interdisciplinary communication to ease implementation activities and meet patient\'s individual goals. Communicates plan of care and all pertinent information to other members of health care team.

Administers medications and treatments accurately and accepts accountability for own actions and errors.

Identifies patient problems appropriate for infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. Recognizes changes in clinical situations, alters plan of care appropriately, and continues to monitor effectiveness. Performs appropriate assessment and utilizes critical thinking skills in interpreting data and responding appropriately.

Charts accurately and legibly in a timely manner. Uses appropriate chart forms. Documentation reflects the use of nursing process.

Coordinates patient flow and care based on patient assessment in and out of department. Establishes a priority schedule of patient activities when indicated.

Responds to on-call situations promptly.

Communicates with departmental director regarding risk management, quality improvement and infection control issues which need to be addressed. Participates in patient care quality assessment activities, including chart reviews. Maintains records.

Stays current with policies, procedures, equipment, and supplies. Assists with developing and reviewing policies and procedures.


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Ad Title: Ultrasound/Radiology Technologist
Location: Cresco, IA, United States
Post Date: 08/29/22
City: Cresco
State: IA
Zip: 52136
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Description:
POSITION SUMMARY: Ultrasound/X-ray Technologist is responsible for the knowledge and capabilities to perform general radiographic procedures following the set standards, and diagnostic sonographic procedures utilizing ultrasonography equipment in various modes and techniques to locate, evaluate, and record pertinent anatomical, pathological and functional data. The technologist will assist physicians and radiologists with imaging procedures and perform imaging exams according to the accepted protocols. Responsible in the participation of (call) support (may be asked to assist as PRN staff). Must be able to perform general radiographic procedures and be willing to cross-train in additional modalities such as CT, and scan procedures independently, while exercising professional judgment in the performance of procedures. PRN staff will work at least one 8-hr shift a month, as determined by staffing needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DETAILED DUTIES:

Completes all sonographic procedures as described in the Ultrasound Policy and Procedure Manual.
Schedules and coordinates tests for patients.
Prepares and maintains operational logs for ultrasound.
Operates imaging equipment and other equipment/devices (GUS).
Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work-related area and ensures equipment is in good working condition with quality control standards.
Helps resolve day to day issues within the radiology department.
Evaluates images for technical quality.
Responsible for service calls when equipment needs preventative maintenance or issues have risen. Responsible for keeping track of the preventative maintenance checks and notifying director when equipment needs to be sent out for a PM.
Monitors area for safety and uses safe practices.
Maintains ultrasound policy and procedure manual in accordance with Mercy North Iowa and the Radiologists of North Iowa ultrasound standards.
Identifies and safely transports patients to and from the Radiology Department.
Performs portable exams throughout the facility, as needed.
Monitors supplies, orders, and restocks area with supplies necessary to perform imaging studies and with linen as needed.
Assumes responsibility for patient records and file management. Completes all paperwork, including scheduling, patient work-up, patient consent, reports, filing, etc.
Provides competent patient care to all populations by obtaining and appropriately interpreting data, making appropriate decisions based on knowledge of age-specific growth and development and appropriately adapting procedures and treatments.
Assists with quality assurance and maintains all records.
Performs other responsibilities as requested by the Director of Radiology.
Expected to build and sustain effective working relations with inter and intra departmental team members, patients, family members, physicians, radiologists, radiology team members, etc.
Completes all radiologic procedures, including Radiography, Computed Radiography, and DEXA scanning as described in the Radiology Policy and Procedure Manual.
Assists with or completes administration of contrast media, including IV, Oral, and Rectal Contrast.
Operates imaging equipment and other equipment/devices as necessary. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work-related area and ensures equipment is in good working condition with quality control standards. Helps resolve day to day issues with radiology equipment. Evaluates images for technical quality.
Processes images appropriately and has general knowledge of processing equipment.
Monitors diagnostic area for safety and uses safe radiation practices. Calculates exposure factors and practices radiation protection. Maintains radiographic technique charts.
Assists with annual Policy & Procedures Manual update and annual checks.

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