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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Registered Nurse - Birth Center NICU/Peds - Full Time - Nights in Mercy Medical Center - Dubuque, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time


Rotating Shift


Full time position in the NICU/Peds department at MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center. Primarily night position that has the capability to rotate to days; this position is also required to work every third weekend and every third holiday. Will be cross trained to care for postpartum moms and newborns. Required to become NRP certified in first six months; Mandatory Reporter, BLS and PALS also required.

Night shift: 1800–0630 - Every third weekend and holiday

The birth center and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) are both located

on the 5th floor; pediatrics is located on the 3rd floor.

All staff are trained to care for postpartum patients in addition to their

specialty unit. NICU nurses are cross-trained to pediatrics; birth center

staff are encourage to cross-train as well.

All staff may choose to cross-train to additional units within the service


Nurses work 12-hour shifts at ratios recommended by AWHONN.

Schedules for all positions are considered "cooperative scheduling." This is

self-scheduling that is finalized by a staffing guidelines committee prior to

distribution of the schedule.

E-shifts are required in lieu of taking call; the total number of E-shifts

required by staff is dependent on the department's individual needs.

This service line hires RNs with the ADN (BSN required within 4 years) with a six–

eight week orientation to postpartum and 10–12 weeks orientation to their

specialty area (birth center, NICU or pediatrics).

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.