Wound Ostomy Registered Nurse - Ambulatory Services - Part Time - DaysMercyOne, Dubuque, IA
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Mercy Medical Center is a not for profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879. Mercy – Dubuque has 263 beds while Mercy – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.
Mercy offers a full range of acute care services, including invasive cardiology and open-heart surgery, Level II trauma center, Level II regional neonatal intensive care unit, general and orthopaedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation. Mercy also operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units, extensive outpatient rehabilitation services, home health care, retail pharmacy and a wide range of outpatient, community and business services. Mercy’s 1,300 full- and part-time employees and medical staff of 230 care for more than 56,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.
The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard of patient care, in 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet hospital in 2009.
Mercy Medical Center is a member of Mercy Health Network in Iowa and is a Ministry Organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan.
Mercy is an organization that values and encourages diversity. To learn more about Mercy and its opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website at www.mercydubuque.com.
Consistent with the American Nurses Association Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice, the professional nurse is a member of the MercyOne Dubuque/Dyersville Medical Center healthcare team and is accountable for the delivery of holistic, compassionate, individualized, and effective patient care demonstrated by the use of the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation. In addition, the nurse is responsible for behaviors consistent with the professional nursing role, appropriate to their education and experience, including activities related to quality of care, performance appraisal, education, collegiality, ethics, collaboration, research and evidence-based practice, and resource utilization. The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse will follow the clinical practice guidelines as defined by the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Society, as well as, regulatory bodies.
The registered professional nurse must hold an active license to practice nursing in the state of Iowa. A baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing is required. Must have a minimum of two years of clinical experience. Must have satisfactory completion of a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence accredited education program. Maintaining board certification by the WOCNCB is preferred and strongly encouraged. The registered professional nurse continuously seeks opportunities to enhance their own professional nursing practice. Membership in an appropriate professional nursing organization is recommended.
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Paid Sick Leave
|Years of Experience||1-2 Years|