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…
(Must graduate within the past 12-months of beginning employment with Mercy to qualify)
The fellowship experience includes:
The Critical Care Fellowship is an 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.
Utilizes the nursing process to provide patient care. Maintains professional accountability for provision of patient care for the assigned patients. Evaluates the over all effectiveness of care provided by other direct caregivers. 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 guiding principles.
1. The RN will utilize the nursing process in perioperative practice.
1.1 A thorough assessment of the patients data will include physical, emotional,
developmental, social, intellectual, cultural, and spiritual information. The assessment will be
documented on the patients record during the perioperative phase.
1.2 Patients problems and needs based on the data obtained in the pre-op assessment are
identified and documented.
1.3 Plans and prepares for the case of the patient according to diagnosis, procedure, needs of
the patient, and the physicians preferences, using preference list prior to scheduled procedure
1.4 A written plan of care is developed based on identified patient problems and needs.
1.5 All equipment is checked for proper functioning before each use as evidenced by lack of
problems. Assures all implants and supplies are available.
1.6 Supervises personnel team actions to promote readiness and timeliness for surgical
2. Implements nursing care assuring patients dignity and safety
2.1 There is documentation that the care given is in accordance with the written plan and
complies with patient care standards as defined in department standards of care.
2.2 Patient safety is provided according to department policy.
2.3 The patients comfort, dignity, and psychosocial needs are met according to established
standards of care.
2.4 Family concerns are met by notifying them of surgery delays and by periodic reports of
progress as evidenced by nursing record documentation.
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, 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. 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.