Mercy Health

  • Registered Nurse

    Requisition ID
    2019-792383
    Category
    Nursing
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days, Evenings
    Department
    Emergency Department
    Location
    US-MO-Festus
  • 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.

     

    What we offer…

    • Shift Differential Incentive Pay.
    • BSN Differential Pay for those applicants who have completed a BSN program.
    • RN to BSN Bridging Program to assist in the pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree.
    • Up to $2,000 annually for Tuition Reimbursement.
    • RN Loan Forgiveness Program to aide in paying off your student loan debt.
      • Up to $5,000 per year over a period of 4 ½ years ($20,000 cap).

    (Must graduate within the past 12-months of beginning employment with Mercy to qualify)

    • Career Ladder Program – Eligible after one year of service, RNs can opt into the Career Ladder Program. The Career Ladder for Professional Mercy Nurses is a program developed for RNs to be recognized for their role in providing clinical excellence, dedication to patient/family/co-worker satisfaction and recognizing their commitment to the profession of nursing at Mercy and the surrounding community.  You can receive up to $5000 for this recognition.

    The fellowship experience includes:

    The Critical Care Fellowship is a 16 week hands on training experience. The fellowship is a two way, open communication process that has the main goal of making our co-workers comfortable with all of the tools that they will need to use on the floor.

     

    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.

    Utilizes the nursing process to provide patient care. Maintains professional accountability for provision of patient care. Evaluates the overall effectiveness of care provided by other direct care givers. Coordinates the patient care in conjunction with other departments. Maintains patient rights and confidentiality of patient information. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and service standards.

     

    1. Initiates nursing assessment, performs orientation to room and unit, notifies physician of admission, and obtains admitting orders.
    2. Completes assessments for each assigned patient according to policy and more frequently as indicated by the patient’s clinical condition.
    3. Utilizes LPN’s, Patient Care Associates/Technicians, and other appropriate health care workers in data gathering functions of the nursing assessment.
    4. Includes information obtained from the patient and/or significant others in the assessment.
    5. Documents clearly and concisely initial and ongoing assessment data about the patient in the permanent record.
    6. Assesses and appropriately documents the educational needs and learning abilities of the patient and/or significant others during the admission and subsequent assessments in the computerized care plan.
    7. Notifies patient’s appropriate physician when changes in assessment occur.
    8. Provides professional nursing care to an assigned group of patients according to the prescribed plan of care.
    9. Assists with and/or performs procedures including but not limited to the nursing unit skills checklist.
    10. Delegates tasks to LPN’s and unlicensed health care providers according to their documented competencies.
    11. Demonstrates ability to provide care and information based upon physical, psycho/social, cultural, safety and other age-related factors for the adult/geriatric patients.
    12. Participates in at least 75% of staff meetings.
    13. Participates in Process Improvement activities such as data collection, in-services, and meetings as appropriate and required.
    14. Participates in a hospital committee, special project or in-service (i.e. preceptor to student or new co-worker) as requested.
    15. Uses current knowledge achieved through research, evidence based practice or educational activities to enhance or improve clinical practice or patient care.
    16. Establishes goals and objectives with each annual performance appraisal, and provides evidence for goal attainment from previous evaluation period.
    17. Completes Hospital and nursing competency of employment and annually within required time frame, submits to Nurse Manager.
    18. Maintains knowledge base required to provide professional standard of care

    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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