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Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

Requisition ID 
2017-750051
Category 
Nursing
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Days, Weekends
Department 
Home Health Cassville
Location 
US-MO-Cassville

More information about this job

Overview

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.

 

Overview: 

 

Under the direction of the Director/Manager or Clinical Coordinator, the registered nurse performs duties in accordance with the orders of a patient’s physician, the policies and procedures of the Health System and Home Health and accepted standards of practice for their profession. Performs related duties as assigned.

 

Responsibilities: 

 

Makes initial and on-going skilled nursing visits; provides nursing assessment, treatment and patient/family education as ordered by a physician in a timely manner. Responsible for development of the plan of care under the direction of the physician, updates care plan as needed.

Completes all patient and non-patient related paperwork in required time frames.

Communicate changes in patients; conditions and needs to physicians, other health care providers and staff as appropriate and participates in related patient conferences as needed.

Responsible to ensure that physician’s orders have been obtained prior to delivery of care.

Counsels patients and their families in meeting the patient’s nursing needs.

Participates in in-service programs, seminars, and co-worker meetings to maintain and update nursing skills as appropriate.

Provides Home Health Aide care supervision as appropriate and in accordance with statutory regulation.

Reads and becomes familiar with appropriate policy and procedures; nursing practice exemplifies knowledge of this policy and procedure.

Practices nursing in a manner that at all times protects the safety of patients and their families.

Maintains productivity per Home Health standards.

Demonstrates the ability to prioritize assignment based on patient need and satisfaction.

Establishes a good rapport with patients and their families, Health System staff and other individuals in the community.

Utilizes scripting as appropriate.

Responsible for participating in customer service initiatives.

Ensures care delivery and documentation are in compliance with current Federal and State regulations and JCAHO standards, as well as standards of nursing practice.

Attends departmental meetings and participates in committee work as requested.

Consistently adheres to universal precautions including use of personal protective equipment as appropriate.

Maintains a professional appearance, adhering to Health System dress code, consistently displaying Health System name badge.

Adheres to Health System and Home Care attendance standards.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • We require a nursing degree from an accredited school.
  • You’ll also need a current RN license in our state.
  • Basic life support training should be completed in 90 days with advanced training required at certain intervals.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years recent nursing experience.
  • Other: Have comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice. Ability to work independently. Must be flexible, motivated and have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Physical/Working Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must be able to lift and/or move more than fifty pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outdoor weather condition. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee may experience exposure to wild and/or domesticated animals. Physical demands are attached plus push, pull, and grip up to 50 lbs., pinch up to 10 lbs., kneel, crouch, and crawl minimally.

    Preferred Experience: Home care experience preferred.

 

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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