Mercy Health

  • Pain Center RN PRN

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    Position Type
    Per Diem/Flex
    Mercy Pain Center-Hwy 102
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    ***PRN Pain Procedure Position. Flexible 8 hour shifts. No weekends. No Call.***




    Provides direct and indirect nurse driven care in the interventional pain management setting in both a procedural and clinic setting under the supervision of designated pain management Physicians, Manager and Clinic Coordinators. Candidate motivated to provide patient care continuity that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations directed toward meeting both the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient in a productive efficient manner. Candidate has ability and desire to be part of a high intense fast paced environment working in concert as a valued and integral member of a team in providing effective quality care. Candidate communicates effectively on behalf of the patient and the physician reflective of Mercy’s mission and values as well as the scope of service of the department. Candidate maintains regulatory requirements and adheres to hospital policies and standards.


    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 Rogers has been designated a Top 100 Hospital by IBM/Watson, formerly Truven, for 2019. We are the only hospital in the state of Arkansas receiving this award”


    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. 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


    Provides direct patient care in a personalized and compassionate manner(Procedural):
    A) Responsible for admitting, recovering and discharging patients in the pain center procedure area
    B) Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner
    C) Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents these observations
    D) Uses the nursing process to identify care plan problems
    E) Assist patients in/out of the procedure room including transferring patient on/off the procedure table
    F) Prepares the patient for the procedure by administering conscious sedation as directed by the attending physician in accordance with nursing standards, supports the physician as needed during the procedure and monitors the patient and is responsive to changes to the patients' health status in accordance with nursing standards

    G) Prepares the patient for the procedure by administering conscious sedation as directed by the attending physician in accordance with nursing standards, supports the physician as needed during the procedure and monitors the patient and is responsive to changes to the patients’ health status in accordance with nursing standards.  Per Diem nurses will only assist with admission and discharge. 

    Provides direct patient care in a personalized and compassionate manner(clinical)
    A) Provides nurse directed care during clinic visits including a review of the health systems, recording vitals, medication reconciliation, addressing patient concerns pertinent to the evaluation.
    B) Assists the referral process utilizing chart review in reviewing supporting documentation
    C) Follows up with the patient and enters any physician orders, provides any necessary educational information and obtains any necessary information or consents to provide recommended therapies
    D) Assists the patient

    Communication skills:
    A) Communicates verbally and non-verbally in a verbally and non-verbally in a concise, effective and appropriate manner to all hospital personnel, physicians and patients
    B) Communicaties with dignity and respect to all personnel, physicians, patients and visitors
    C) Reports significant changes in patient and/or clinical area condition to clinical coordinator
    D) Utilizes chain of command appropriately
    E) Displays a positive attitude
    F) Demonstrates cooperation and support as a team member
    G) Provides direction to patient care techs, medical assistants and LPN's
    H) Handles all patient care calls and inquiries in a timely manner, follows up with patients any pertinent information directed towards their care such as appointments, test results, etc. in a timely manner

    Provides a safe environment of care for patients, visitors and staff:
    A) Identifies safety, infection control and work environment hazards

    Documents in a timely manner which is complete, accurate and legible in all designated areas:
    A) Documents in the patients paper and or electronic medical records all pertinent information in accordance with hospital-wide, surgical, outpatient and departmental policy and procedures, completes charge sheet for each patient following the procedure or clinic visit
    B) Completes consent forms and medication reconciliation forms
    C) Completes other chart forms and flow sheets
    D) Submits all paper records for scanning following clinic or procedures

    Demonstrates proficiency of basic skills, equipment and procedures specific to the procedure component

    Maintains all regulatory requirements and adheres to all hospital policies and standards



    Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
    Licensure: Current AR Registered Nurse license
    Certifications: BLS is required for all Nurses.  ACLS is required for Nurses providing sedation.  (Clinic and Per Diem Nurses will not work with sedation and will be excluded from ACLS requirements.)
    Other: Ability to hear and read effectively. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English Ability to navigate effectively in many computer systems. Ability to work in a team focused environment.  Ability to work in a rapid-paced work environment.  Ability to work independently. Good problem-solving skills.  Ability to provide quality bedside patient care.
    Preferred Experience: At least one-year previous experience in clinical nursing preferred.
    Preferred Other: Additional languages preferred.


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