Staff Nurse, Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Location: Denison, IA
  • Posted: Aug 13, 2018

Job Description

Responsible for the professional care of the patient on the Med-Surg Unit. Integrates policies, procedures, standards and physician orders to carry out quality patient care. Provides assessment, care and planning for individualized patient care.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Promotes the mission of Crawford County Memorial Hospital Gives quality nursing care to assigned patients utilizing nursing process Maintains accurate and complete patient records Administers medications, IV’s and treatments Performs nursing assessment to formulate, implement and evaluate a plan of care for each individual patient, updating the plan of care every shift and including family in the process Identifies and carries out patient and family teaching needs Maintains patient confidentiality Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of patient and their clinical condition Ability to formulate and individualize plan of care, revise plan as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan each shift for effectiveness Communicate appropriately and clearly to nurse manager, charge nurse, co-workers and physicians Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly Communicates effectively in English Demonstrates values and behaviors according to Values Statement Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities General: Knowledge of nursing theory and practice Basic nursing assessment and documentation skills Must demonstrate aptitude and ability in caring for patients of all ages Specific: Knowledge of interpreting cardiac monitor (preferred) Education/Certification Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as an RN in the State of Iowa or a compact state BLS ACLS (within the first year of employment) PALS

Contact Information

Jason Landess-HR Manager Ph. (712)265-2504 email: Crawford County Memorial Hospital-CCMH Denison, IA, 51442 USA

Employment Type

  • Full-Time

Crawford County Memorial Hospital

100 Medical Pkwy
Denison, IA 51442

Opened: 1951

Phone: (712) 265-2508