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.
Nurse Navigator-Ortho Hospital-Full time
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing,
Licensure: Current License in the state of employment.
Experience: 2-3 years acute care hospital setting.
Certifications: BLS (CPR) at hire date, Minimum Required.
Other: Other skills & knowledge:(skills, knowledge, abilities): Strong assessment skills, time management skills, critical thinking skills, Advanced computer skills. Demonstrates skills in human relations and communication, written verbal, and electronic. Possesses the ability to assess data and assist personnel in providing appropriate level of care. Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Stand and walk most of the time on duty. Meet unit specific physical demands. Significant amount of bending and stooping, as well as lifting and turning patients with assistance. May be required to work differing schedules, shifts, days of the week, or work frequency according to patient care requirements. High risk exposure to blood and body fluids.
Preferred Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
Preferred Certifications: Have or working toward Certification in a specialty, either Case Management or specialty nursing. Expectation to complete certification within 3 years of taking position.
This position is responsible for managing and directing the department of Inpatient Nursing They ensure the efficient utilization of available resources to meet productivity and financial goals. The Nurse Manager works collaboratively and effectively with other administrative personnel, physicians and co-workers throughout the Ministry to enhance communication, share pertinent data and improve processes across the continuum. The Nurse Manager ensures that the unit has appropriate managerial oversight on all shifts and is appropriately staffed to cover patient care needs. The Nurse Manager is proactively involved in patient flow and bed management issues in collaboration with the Staffing Office and the Nursing floor. They are leaders who inspire a shared vision, demonstrating the value of change and presenting it to co-workers with enthusiasm. The Nurse Manager models the way by setting professional standards, having a positive attitude, and engaging co-workers to become leaders of change. They challenge the current process and enable others to promote change by providing support, mentorship, and guidance to those who provide direct patient care. The Nurse Manager encourages the heart of co-workers by providing both public and private recognition and connecting on a personal level with those that they serve. The Nurse Manager holds direct and indirect care providers accountable for their professional responsibilities and adherence to regulatory guidelines. The Nurse Manager performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the Mission, Values and Mercy Service Standards.
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.