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.
Carries out routine patient care assignments, works in controlled patient care situations, performs established nursing care procedures, and engages in therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventive activities, under the direction of a registered nurse (RN). The licensed practical nurse (LPN) is trained to perform multiple skill functions pertinent to their clinical area. This position provides care to patients ranging in age from infant to geriatric. The LPN will perform all duties in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of Mercy Hospital Ada. Makes decisions based on standard practice, instructions, operating directives and established procedures. May be required with orientation to provide service and/or patient care to other areas of Mercy.
We’re all unique pieces of a puzzle at Mercy, connected together to create a beautiful picture of health. And being the perfect fit for your role requires a specific set of qualifications that you’ll bring with you:
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Licensure: Licensed to practice as a LPN in the state of Oklahoma.
Certifications: American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) are required for independent practice.
Other: Successful completion of hospital approved medication test. Demonstrates competence by successful completion of orientation competency assessment and verification form and department specific orientation within first three months of employment. Demonstrates professional conduct and development. Able to learn and react quickly in the performance of multiple tasks. Competent to make certain independent decisions within realm of licensure and seeks assistance as required. The LPN will function autonomously, but must realize that the Registered Nurse is responsible for the overall plan of care. The LPN follows the direction of the RN and the unit/hospital guidelines. Effective interpersonal skills are required for interfacing with patients, staff, physicians and visitors. Must be able to engage in technical conversation involving discussion with physicians, nurses, patients, families/significant others and co-workers. Must have successfully completed MHA IV Therapy Program with documented return demonstration of clinical competence. 1. Administers approved IV push medications peripherally and through central lines (Refer to IV Pushes Medications approved for Administration by LPN II). 2. Flushes peripheral saline locks and central line heparin locks. 3. Changes central line dressings. NRP with in 6 months of hire ACLS wi9th in 6 months of hire PCEP BCEP
Preferred Certifications: American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is preferred.
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.