A professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for the emergent and non-emergent care of a group of patients ranging from neonate to geriatric, for a designated time frame. She/he provides care to these patients through therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment/instrumentation and other health care team members. Serves as a patient advocate and a liaison between ancillary departments, physicians and community resources. She/he is responsible for the direction of personnel assigned to her/him.
Possesses a current license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Graduate of an accredited nursing program. A minimum of one-year nursing experience, Emergency Department or Critical Care experience preferred. BLS certification prior to the end of orientation and/or working independently. ACLS certification within 6 months and prior to working independently TNCC and PALS certification within 1 year of employment Basic knowledge of cardiac arrhythmias MOAB training within the first six months of hire