We’re a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
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. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
HAS KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF DAILY ASSIGNMENTS AND UNIT ACTIVITIES. ANSWERS CALL LIGHT IN A TIMELY MANNER TO DETERMINE NEEDS AND ACCEPTS ASSIGNMENTS FROM THE CHARGE NURSE.
PERFORMS ROUTINE TASKS AND SIMPLE TREATMENTS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A LICENSED NURSE. ASSISTS WITH THE ADMISSION, TRANSFER, AND DISCHARGE PROCESS. PERFORMS FINGER STICK BLOOD SUGARS AND DOCUMENTS ON FLOW SHEET. COLLECTS SPECIMENS, LABELS AND TAKES TO THE LAB. SETS UP TRACTION, SPECIFIC TO PATIENT NEEDS, APPLIES TED HOSE, CHANGES TELEMETRY ELECTRODES DAILY.
PROVIDES PERSONAL HYGIENE AND COMFORT MEASURES TO PATIENTS AS DIRECTED AND DOCUMENTS IN MEDICAL RECORD. OBTAINS WEIGHTS AS NEEDED, PROVIDES COMPLETE OR PARTIAL BATHS, INCLUDING SHOWERS AND ORAL HYGIENE.
DOCUMENTS HYGIENE AND COMFORT MEASURES IN THE MEDICAL RECORD. PERFORMS CATHETER/PERINEAL CARE OR CHANGES AND CLEANS OSTOMY BAGS AS NEEDED. PROVIDES FRESH WATER (ICE OR TAP) ONCE PER SHIFT.
ASSISTS IN THE MAINTENANCE OF ADEQUATE NUTRITION AND DOCUMENTS IN THE MEDICAL RECORD. SERVES BETWEEN MEAL SNACK/SUPPLEMENTS AS ORDERED. ASSISTS PATIENTS WITH MEALS, FEEDING IF NECESSARY.
DOCUMENTS TYPE OF DIET AND PERCENTAGE OF FOOD EATEN. FOLLOWS THE PATIENTS DIET ORDER. REPORTS TO CHARGE NURSE ANY CHANGES IN PATIENT'S CONDITION,(RESPONSE TO PAIN, CHANGES IN ALERTNESS, UNUSUAL SKIN REDNESS OR TEARS).
MAINTAINS A CLEAN AND SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR PATIENT AND SELF. USES PROPER HANDWASHING TECHNIQUES AND USES STANDARD PRECAUTIONS AT ALL TIMES. REMOVES ALL UNNECESSARY EQUIPMENT FROM PATIENT'S ROOM. KEEPS BED IN LOW POSITION AT ALL TIMES WITH WHEELS LOCKED.
DEMONSTRATES EFFECTIVE AND ACCURATE VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION. REPORTS OFF TO CHARGE NURSE BEFORE LEAVING WORK AREA.COMMUNICATION IS TIMELY, ACCURATE, CONCISE, COMPLETE AND APPROPRIATE. DEMONSTRATES AGE SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PATIENT POPULATION OF HIS/HER UNIT. GREETS FAMILY AND PATIENTS IN A PLEASANT AND COURTEOUS MANNER.
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: Must have a high school diploma or GED.
Licensure: Certified Nurses Aides must have current certification from state of
Other: Must be familiar with procedures involved in patient care tasks. Basic Life Support certified required.
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. 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, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. 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.