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Registered Nurse II

Registered Nurse II

Requisition ID 
2017-747461
Category 
Nursing
Position Type 
Part Time
Shift(s) 
Days
Department 
Radiation Therapy
Location 
US-OK-Oklahoma City

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Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. We have opportunities for nurses who are inspired to pioneer new models of care and want to transform the healthcare experience. Work with advanced technology and innovative procedures. Be state of the art, and never stop exploring. We’re expanding to help our communities grow, offering an exceptional opportunity to join our team.

 

Responsibilities:
Contributes data to be used in assessment of patient/situation:
1.1 Receive and escorts patient to the exam room within 15 minutes of appointment time.
1.2 Documents at least the following information, for each visit, in the patient's electronic medical record: date, patient's or family member's statement of the reason for the visit; height, weight, and vital signs according to age specific and health maintenance criteria; known drug allergies.
1.3 Initiates a visit summary for each patient of all significant diagnoses and conditions, significant operative and invasive procedures, adverse and allergic drug reactions; and medications, including current prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs.
1.4 Identifies possible victims of abuse and abuse or neglect such as physical assault, rape or other sexual molestation, domestic abuse, and abuse of elders and children.
1.5 Demonstrates respect for each patient's rights, such as: confidentiality,privacy, security communication, resolution of complaints and respect for patient's cultural, psycho/social, spiritual and personal values.
1.6 Scans lab work in medical record within 4 hours of lab work completion.
1.7 To ensure continuity of care between organizations and providers, appropriate patient information is communicated within 5 working days whenever patients are referred for consultation or treatment. Immediate communication is required to safeguard life, limb, or eye sight.
1.8 Helps maintain proper inventory levels by restocking, logging in supplies as they arrive, rotating and dating stock appropriately, and ordering or notifying appropriate personnel when supplies need to be ordered.
1.9 Ability to help in Radiation Oncology as well as Gamma knife when needed.

Maintains a clean and safe enviroment:
2.1 Bags and stores waste and soiled linen according to proper OSHA and infection control guidelines, wearing protective gloves 100% of the time.
2.2 After each patient, replaces exam table paper, sanitizes patient care area for infection control purposes.
2.3 Adheres to OSHA guidelines in the daily wearing of appropriate personal protective equipment.
2.4 Separates red bag waste from others in compliance with OSHA standards and infection control guidelines.
2.5 Demonstrates knowledge of fire evacution routes, severe weather protocols, safe medical device act and material safety data sheets.
2.6 Demonstrates knowledge of basic infection control principles, universal precautions, blood-borne pathogens and personal protective equipment, and sterile technique.
2.7 Manages patients with infectious, communicable or contagious disease to prevent or reduce the risk of nosocomial infections in patients, employees, and visitors.
2.8 Reports infections, when appropriate, within the organization or to public health agencies.
2.9 Collects and handles specimens according to OSHA standards communicating appropriate procedures to patients. Assures specimen is labeled with the patient's name, date, and time of collection and initialed by employee.

Performs technical services according to appropriate protocols and procedures:
3.1 Administers medications prescribed to appropriate patients and documents every dose of medication administered, including the strength, dose or rate of administration, administration devices used, access site or route, adverse drug reactions and patient's response.
3.2 Follows established procedures for distributing and administering controlled medications, including adequate documentation and record keeping required by law.
3.3 Assures emergency medications are available, controlled, secure and inspected as necessary to prevent dispensing out-of-date medications.
3.4 Is competent to manage clinic specific procedures or equipment, such as: EKG machine, pulse oxymeter.
3.5 Provides follow-up instructions to the patient or family member as directed by the physician within 30 minutes of approval.
3.6 Responds to patient inquiries regarding the need for care with 4 hours of incoming call. Communicates information to the physician and adheres to acceptable protocols for patient care per physician.
3.7 Phones and faxes in provider approved prescription refills by the end of the working day.
3.8 With 100% accuracy, loose documentation, and other miscellaneous needs are scanned into the patient's electronic chart within 24 hours.
3.9 Communicated test results to patients within 24 hours of receipt, adhering to protocols for patient care per physician.
3.10 Scan patient documentation into patient's electronic chart with 100% accuracy.

Participates in organizational and professional activities:
4.1 Participates in 95% of staff meetings.
4.2 Participates in PI activities such as studying a process, collecting data, implementing change or evaluating the results.
4.3 Maintains current RN license for the State of Oklahoma and is BLS certified and ACLS certified
4.4 Accurately completes clocking transactions with no more than 2 errors in any one pay period.
4.5 Completes skills inventory check list -- age specific.
4.6 Maintaining the Mercy standards and values and providing exceptional care to patients and patient satisfaction. Maintaining clinic patient satisfaction score goals and/or exceeding patient satisfaction goals.

Demonstrates knowledge of special needs and behaviors of specific age groups to include neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric:
5.1 Demonstrates knowledge of the changes associated with aging.
5.2 Demonstrates ability to provide care based upon physical, psycho/social, cultural, safety and other age-related factors.
5.3 Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient needs.

Demonstrate effective and accurate verbal and written communication:
6.1 Demonstrates support for administrative decisions in wirtten and verbal communications.
6.2 Communicates in a calm consistent manner, sending appropriate message and taking responsibility for that message.
6.3 Information communicated is accurate, consistent and in compliance with MPO policy and procedure.
6.4 Demonstrates appropriate skills and level of functioning in accordance with approved skills checklist.
6.5 Aid front office in scheduling consults/follow-ups/simulations when time constaints are put on schedule.

Follows appropriate Mercy Health Center (MHC) policies:
7.1 Follows appropriate MHC attendance policies.
7.2 Follows appropriate MHC dress code policies.
7.3 Follows all other MHC policies and procedures.

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

 

Education: ADN or BSN
Licensure: Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Oklahoma.
Experience: Requires two (2) years of RN experience performing in a patient care RN capacity.
Certifications: CPR certification. ACLS certification
Other: Demonstrates professional conduct and development. Able to learn quickly. Competent to make certain independent decisions concerning the quality and accuracy of the procedures performed. Must be able to engage in technical conversation involving discussion with physicians, patients, families, and co-workers.
Preferred Education: BSN
Preferred Certifications: OCN preferred

Preferred Experience: Working in a procedural or surgical area, such as: OPD, Interventional Radiology or PACU.

 

Seeking candidates who are flexible with hours to provide support in procedural and clinical areas.

 

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Getting respect doesn’t come easy in healthcare. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care-that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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