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13Apr

Registered Nurse - Birthing Center - Full Time - Nights

Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, IA
Job Description Summary
RN for the family Birth Center within Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque. Responsible for care for patients including antepartum and laboring patients. Orientation to postpartum unit as well. Required to become Electronic Fetal Monitoring certified within a year of hire, in addition to ACLS, BLS and NRP. As a part of the Maternal Child Service line, staff members are responsible for providing evidence-based care along side OB-GYNs and Pediatricians. Strong sense of teamwork and communication along with a willingness to cross train to other areas within the service line.

The Mercy registered nurse must hold an active license to practice nursing in the state of Iowa. A baccalaureate degree in nursing and certification by a nationally recognized nursing organization is preferred and strongly encouraged. An applicant must have a minimum of an associate’s degree in nursing.  The registered nurse continuously seeks opportunities to enhance his or her own professional nursing practice.  Membership in an appropriate professional nursing organization is recommended.

Mercy Medical Center promotes excellence in nursing practice and a thriving professional practice environment, as evidenced by our designation as a Magnet Hospital.  Consistent with the American Nurses Association’s Nursing Social Policy Statement (2010), we support the definition of professional nursing and the essential features of contemporary nursing practice including: 

  • Provision of a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing
  • Attention to the range of human experiences and responses to health, disease, and illness within the physical and social environments
  • Integration of objective data with knowledge gained from an appreciation of the patient’s or group’s subjective experience
  • Application of scientific knowledge to the processes of diagnosis and treatment through the use of judgment and critical thinking
  • Advancement of professional nursing knowledge through scholarly inquiry
  • Influence of social and public policy to promote social justice
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Job Details

Req Num 70811
ID 510198
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Health Care
Shifts
Third Shift
12 Hour Shift
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education Associates

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