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.
Mercy Hospital Jefferson is a 251-bed acute care facility located in Festus, Mo., providing 24-hour emergency room care and a full range of diagnostic, preventive and restorative health care services.
Assists in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the operations and patient care of labor and delivery, newborn nursery, mom/baby, and pediatrics. Serves as a clinical resource and mentor for staff and patients in the department. Functions as a staff nurse in the department as needed. Assumes managerial duties delegated by a manager. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Assists clinical staff with patient care and unit activities. Facilitates staff nurse attendance at meetings. Interfaces with medical staff, patients family members, department heads and other personnel as necessary. Participates in planning and performance of educational training and orientation of unit staff, advises staff on procedures and policies.
Assists in planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of patient care. Participates in unit quality improvement activities. Supervises clinical activities. Directs staff and responds to unanticipated and sudden changes in individual patient's condition. May participate in hiring, termination, evaluation and disciplining of employees and maintenance of anecdotal records for each employee. Assists in the orientation of new employees to unit.
Participates in the supervision of unit operations by performing delegated duties such as development of staffing schedules, planning of unit in-services, conducting staff meetings, developing budget and departmental activity reports, and setting overall departmental goals and objectives. Collaborates with the manager in the development and control of department budget, assuring accuracy of time and attendance records and resource utilization.
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.