UnityPoint Health RN Moline Infusion Center in Moline, Illinois
RN Infusion Therapy Cancer Center Moline, 0.01 FTE, work as needed, Day Shift 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Chemotherapy infusion experience strongly preferred. Utilizing the Nursing Process, coordinates and implements care of patients within an assigned unit of the hospital under the direction of the Manager/Patient Care Manager. Performs work of considerable difficulty. Represents nursing within UnityPoint Trinity and works to improve the health of the communities we serve.
Demonstrates competence in the skills, (critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below. Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patients' physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility.
Consistently conforms to high standards of practice:
Assessment – collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health or the situation. Completes initial assessment within 24 hours of admission or established policy time frame if sooner. Completes physiological, psychological, spiritual, and educational assessment of the patient/family within established policy time frame. Maintains ongoing assessment following established practice guidelines that accurately reflects patient status. Documents nursing assessment clearly and concisely. Notifies physician of pertinent changes in patient status
Diagnosis – analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or issues. Identifies issues/problems in Care Graph within established patient population time frames. Updates, adds or deletes issues/problems as patient condition changes.
Outcomes Identification – identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or the situation. Identifies realistic and measurable outcomes which are complimentary to medical plan of care and centered on the patient’s and family's/significant other's needs and appropriate practice guidelines
Planning – develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.
Collaborates with co-workers, physician, other disciplines, patient, and family to develop individualized plan of care to address patient diagnoses or issues that attains patient outcomes. Revises plan of care based on evaluation of patient’s response. Includes discharge planning needs in plan of care.
Implementation – implements the identified plan. Coordinates care delivery - Assumes responsibility for assigning and coordinating patient care with ancillary personnel consistent with patient needs, staff competencies and licensure. Employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment. Demonstrates competence in the administration of age appropriate patient care and implementation of physician orders. Implements age appropriate patient care in accordance with established practice guidelines, policies, procedures, state and federal law. Facilitates a healing environment for patients through an evaluation of current hospital practice as it relates to the individual patient's welfare, i.e. patient needs for rest, nourishment, exercise, emotional, and spiritual support. Serves as a patient advocate. Communicates response to care, i.e. documentation and verbal report. Responsible for providing education for patients and their families regarding the patient's illness, treatment, medications, and discharge planning needs.
Evaluation – evaluates progress towards attainment of outcomes. Regularly evaluates the effectiveness of the coordinated medical and patient-centered plan of care and implements changes as necessary. Encourages feedback from the patient, families/significant others, peers, and other disciplines regarding perception of care provided to patients and utilizes feedback to improve patient care practices.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and have current Registered Professional Nurse licensure in the State of Illinois. Professional Nurse licensure in the State of Illinois. Previous acute care experience preferred. Must maintain current CPR Certification. Oncology Certification desired. Must obtain certification in chemotherapy within one year of hire date based on course availability.
Also required is knowledge of the nursing care required for patients throughout the age continuum, ability to use the nursing process, knowledge of teaching/learning theories, the abiity to critically think, problem solve, plan, organizate, and coordinate patient care activities, and the abilit to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Requisition ID: 2018-51669
Street: 500 John Deere Rd
Name: 6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
Name: Trinity Infusion Center- MO
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: PRN
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org