Overview: MercyOne Newton Medical Center is a fully owned
hospital of MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center and a member of
It is located in the city of Newton, Iowa, county seat of Jasper
County. Positioned on Interstate 80, the nation's only east/west
transcontinental interstate highway, Newton is about 30 miles east
of the Des Moines metropolitan area, which has a population in
excess of 400,000.
MercyOne Newton has a well-deserved reputation for bucking the
trend of diminished health care in rural America by enhancing the
quantity and quality of its services during the last two decades.
This has been accomplished by expanding, remodeling and providing
technological improvements to its physical facilities and by adding
MercyOne Newton employees and local doctors are known for their
highly productive "Iowa work ethic," emphasis on compassion and
quality patient service, and loyalty to the hospital and the
Our campus in Newton has 48 beds and about 200,000 square feet
of space. Attached to the hospital is a 50,000-square-foot medical
office building containing local physician practices and the
hospital's physical medicine and rehabilitation center.
MercyOne Newton is one of the largest employers in Jasper
County, along with the local school system and the county
: Manages and oversees patient care activities in the Emergency
Room. Develops and oversees performance improvement goals and
plans. Provides leadership and mentoring to staff, promoting
ongoing staff development and high quality nursing care which meets
or exceeds customer expectations. Provides management of
operational activities. Develops unit budgets and evaluates costs,
revenue, and department income. Develops and reviews unit staffing
plans. Consults with staff, physicians, and administration to
ensure patients needs are met.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Meets all requirements of Emergency staff nurse positions.
Provides for smooth operation of units.
Develops/evaluates performance improvement plans for assigned
units. Evaluates quality on an ongoing basis.
Works and collaborates with the ED Medical Director to ensure
best clinical practices, continually improving ED quality measures
and Press Ganey Scores.
Responsible for organizing and advanced preparation of documents
for the quarterly ED/SCU/Trauma Meeting in collaboration with the
ED Medical Director.
Maintains current knowledge of practice standards for assigned
units and implements changes/updates as needed.
Plans unit budgets and evaluates effectively.
Plans appropriate staffing patterns which ensure safe and
efficient patient care.
Provides for professional growth and development of staff.
Promotes a multi-disciplinary team approach to all patient
Assists staff in planning for change and negotiating change
Demonstrates professional behavior and appearance.
Demonstrates commitment to customer service.
: Demonstrates high level knowledge of patient care needs in
assigned areas as well as administrative/leadership ability.
Ability to network and problem solve with inter-disciplinary team
essential. Must meet all the requirements of Emergency Room Staff
Nurse positions. Completion of BLS, NRP, ENPC, ACLS, TNCC and PALS
strongly encouraged. Maintenance of CEN or CCRN strongly
Graduate of accredited school of nursing with B.S.N. or MSN
preferred. Basic computer knowledge.
Minimum 3 years experience in combined Emergency and Critical
Care Nursing required. Minimum 2 years managerial experience or
Currently licensed as registered nurse in the state of Iowa.
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
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accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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