Contract
Mason City, IA
Posted 2 days ago

Location: Mason City, IA





Shift: Days: 7a7p, 13 Weeks contract





Start date: ASAP





Job Description:





As a Step down Nurse, you will play a crucial role in providing meticulous care for patients transitioning out of ICU units who need close monitoring. Your duties will encompass a broad spectrum of tasks to ensure high-quality patient care, safety, and satisfaction. Key responsibilities include:






  1. Duties and Responsibilities:

    • RN responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.




    • Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice.




    • The RN also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of care in Step Down unit.




    • The RN is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to their assigned patients.




    • They communicate with the physician about changes in the patient's clinical condition including cardiac monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.




    • Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition and/or response to treatment.




    • Other assignments as needed






  2. Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing.




    • Must have 2 years of recent RN Step down experience






  3. Certifications:

    • Current and Valid State RN License required.




    • BLS and ACLS Certification required






  4. Other requirements:

    • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19







This position requires a compassionate, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and critical thinking skills. You will need a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) and a valid state Registered Nurse (RN) license. Prior experience in an acute health care setting and additional certifications are highly desirable.


Job Features

Job Category

Nursing

Rate

59/hr

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