Des Moines, IA
Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Des Moines, IA

Must be open to floating between like units and out to our WL location if needed (9.5 miles)

Shift: Night  7p-7a, Every other weekend requirement, 89 Days contract

Start: ASAP

Job Description:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the Medical and Surgical area. In this role, you will be providing bedside care for pre-and post-surgery patients, monitoring vital signs, and administering prescribed medications.


  • Assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care plans in consultation with healthcare professionals.

  • Evaluating medical information, as well as providing direct and individualized bedside nursing care to pre-and post-surgery patients.

  • Preparing, administering and recording prescribed medications.

  • Changing dressings, inserting catheters, and starting IVs.

  • Adjusting specialized medical equipment as needed, as well as interpreting and recording measurements.

  • Monitoring patients' vitals and reporting adverse reactions to medications in a timely manner.

  • Collaborating on discharge planning with the healthcare team.

  • Answering questions and educating patients and their families on surgical procedures and post-surgery care.

  • Maintaining and updating patient files, medical charts, and health records.

  • Adhering to best nursing practices, standards, and protocols.

Education/ Experience:

  • Graduate of a program in professional nursing.

  • Must have 1+ years of recent RN med surg experience. Oncology experience preferred but not required.


  • Current and valid state RN License required

  • BLS Certification required 

  • ACLS Certification required 

Other Mandatory Requirements:

  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Job Features

Job Category

Nursing, Surgical



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