Mercy Health

  • RN II, Home Health, Full-time, Days

    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Home Health
    US-OK-Oklahoma City
  • 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.


    Position Qualifications:


    Licensure: Current Oklahoma RN License
    Certifications: BLS certified
    Other: Demonstrates competence by completion of Universal Skills Inventory and Unit Specific Skills Check List within first three months of employment and undated annually.
    Preferred Certifications: ACLS


    RN Incentives


    • Up to $20k loan repayment for recent RN graduates
    • Tuition Reimbursement up to $2,000 for continuing education
    • Up to 80 hours of PTO (frontload) available after department orientation
    • Shift differential $3.25 evenings/$4.00 nights/$4.00 weekends
    • Annual certification pay - primary and secondary
    • Health/Dental/Vision available after 1 day
    • Healthcare discount up to $400/year and Wellness program – earn up to $400/year
    • Paid parental leave for new parents
    • 401k with employer match
    • Free Mercy Nurse On-Call, Free basic life insurance, Free AD&D coverage
    • Short term disability benefits
    • Referral Bonus Opportunity
    • Clinical Ladder - a career development plan providing a structure that increases nurse involvement and collaboration.


    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.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Assesses the patients condition, environment and ability to achieve health related goals in a timely, consistent and systematic manner.
    1.1 Reviews history, previous notes, and documented progress towards goals in preparation for visit.
    1.2 Utilizing input of all sources of information, makes specific goals for each visit.
    1.3 Completes the clinical, psychosocial and environmental assessment as appropriate relative to progress towards goals.
    1.4 Identifies barriers or situations that compromise progress towards goals.
    1.5 Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patients needs. Develops the ongoing, outcome-oriented plan of care for assigned group of primary patients. Plan of care reflects the patients actual or potential health related problems.
    2.1 Based on assessment, involves patient and caregiver (s) in identification and ongoing decision making regarding goals and approaches to care.
    2.2 Prioritizes care delivery based on primary and secondary diagnoses and individual patient and family needs.
    2.3 Collaborates with other health care providers and caregivers to modify the plan of care as needs change and when patient makes progress towards goals.
    2.4 Demonstrates ability to anticipate patient/family needs and potential problems based on assessments.
    2.5 Documents revision of plan of care as indicated, and at least every two weeks.
    Implements and coordinates nursing care to assist the assigned primary patients and family to achieve their mutually identified individual goals. Promotes self-care and independence.
    3.1 Provides professional nursing care to assigned home care patients according to the plan of care.
    3.2 Instructs patient, family and caregivers to achieve competence and confidence in provision of independent care.
    3.3 Identifies and implements safe, economical and effective alternatives to achieve outcomes.
    3.4 Ensures continuity of care by taking responsibility for identifying and
    communicating all pertinent information related to patients ongoing health care.
    4 Evaluates the effectiveness of all interventions provided or facilitated by the home care interdisciplinary team.
    4.1 Evaluates patient/family responses to care, determines progress towards achievement of outcomes at each visit, and adjusts plan of care accordingly.
    4.2 Evaluates appropriateness of current level of care and recommends appropriate changes in frequency.
    4.3 Facilitates referrals to other disciplines or levels of care and as indicated.
    4.4 Performs supervisory visits on per visit RNs, LPNs, and HHAs according to departmental guidelines.
    Demonstrates accurate and effective verbal, written and electronic communication within departmental timeframes..
    5.1 Creates a positive climate for communications with patients, families and colleagues.
    5.2 Maintains confidentiality of patient, personnel and organizational information.
    5.3 Demonstrates constructive problem-solving techniques when interacting with patients, families and co-workers.
    5.4 Demonstrates constructive problem-solving techniques when interacting with patients, families and co-workers.
    5.5 Completes all required documentation according to departmental guidelines 95% of the time.
    Demonstrates professional conduct and evaluates his/her nursing performance based on accepted professional standards of practice..
    6.1 Integrates research-based, current information to enhance or improve clinical practice by proactive problem solving.
    6.2 Contributes to agency growth and development by actively participating in departmental and organizational meetings, committees, task forces and special projects.
    6.3 Serves as a role model and preceptor for new staff members, students or visitors.
    6.4 Demonstrates knowledge of needs and behaviors of special needs and behaviors of specific age groups to include: neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric.
    6.5 Completes all mandatory educational activities.
    6.6 Sets challenging individualized educational goals for self, and communicates achievement of goals at least annually.
    Comply with organizational policies and procedures.
    7.1 Maintains current certification in CPR.
    7.2 Attends all mandatory inservices.
    7.3 Complies with all organizational policies, procedures and protocols with no documented violations.
    7.4 Adheres to OSHA standards regarding appropriate safety regulations and procedures, including fit testing for appropriate filtration mask yearly and as needed.
    7.5 Completes orientation skills check list and submits to Nurse Manager Education Coordinator within the first 3 months of employment.
    7.6 Completes skills inventory on a yearly basis.
    7.7 Accurately completes clocking transactions.
    7.8 Maintains hospital property and the hospital environment in a safe, clean and intact condition.
    7.9 Participates in peer review evaluations and chart audits.
    Meets needs of customers, department and organization.
    8.1 Demonstrates flexibility in schedule, based on department needs.
    8.2 Participates in weekend and call rotation per departmental policy.
    8.3 Demonstrates awareness of costs related to patient care. Practices good judgement in preventing waste. Organizes and prioritizes assignments to complete them within allotted time.
    8.4 Assists in the care of equipment and supplies to ensure availability when needed.
    8.5 Participates in departmental performance improvement activities by
    communicating opportunities for improvement and customer concerns and by assisting with specific projects as requested.
    8.6 Participates in risk management activities by completing incident reports and problem identification report by the close of the business day.
    7.7 Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff.
    8.8 Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned.


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