Mercy Health

  • RN-Flex, ICU, 7a-7p

    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Per Diem/Flex
    Days, Evenings, Holidays, To Be Determined, Varies/Rotating, Weekends
    Intensive Care Unit
    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:

    Minimum Qualifications
    Licensure: Current Oklahoma License.
    Certifications: BLS & ACLS certified. Required certifications must be current before assigned to care for patients independently. NIHSS, required within first 6 months of employment.
    Other: Completes Hospital and nursing competency within 3 months of employment and annually, submits to Nurse Manager/Education Coordinator. Must meet the requirements of the Supplemental Staffing Policy and Agreement.


    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Education: BSN


    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

    1. Assesses the condition of patient and/or significant other in a timely, consistent and systematic manner. Documents objective and subjective data according to policy and ICU Standards of Care.
    1.1 Initiates nursing assessment, performs orientation to room
    and unit, notifies physician of admission, and obtains admitting orders, within one hour
    of admission if charge nurse unavailable for assessment.
    1.2 Completes assessments for each assigned patient every 4 hours and more
    frequently as indicated by the patient's clinical condition.
    1.3 Utilizes Nurse Assistants and Critical Care Technicians, and other appropriate
    health care workers in data gathering functions of the nursing assessment.
    1.4 Includes information obtained from the patient and/or significant others in the
    assessment. Documents clearly and concisely initial and ongoing assessment data
    about the patient in the permanent record.
    1.5 Assesses and appropriately documents the educational needs and learning abilities
    of the patient and/or significant others during the admission and subsequent
    assessments in the computerized care plan.
    1.6 Communicates subjective and objective data about the patient/family/significant
    other with appropriate members of the Multidisciplinary Team.
    1.7 Assesses and appropriately documents the educational needs and learning abilities
    of the patient, family/significant other during the admission and subsequent
    assessments in the computerized care plan.

    2. Develops an outcome oriented plan of care that reflects the patient's actual or potential
    health problems.

    2.1 Formulates plan of care within 8 hours of admission and revises it
    every shift as needed.
    2.2 Assures that the plan of care includes identified problems, and/or nursing
    diagnosis, nursing interventions, and goals/ outcomes with target dates.
    2.3 Assures that the plan of care is based on patients' current problems, congruent
    with the medical plan of care, and incorporates preventive, therapeutic, rehabilitative,
    palliative, and comfort nursing interventions.
    2.4 Prioritizes care delivery according to the patients' needs and unit activities.
    2.5 Collaborates with other health care providers to revise the plan of care, including
    discharge planning.
    2.6 Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms
    understandable to the adult and geriatric patient.
    2.7 Plans care based on know


    3. Develops an outcome oriented plan of care that reflects the patient's actual or potential
    health problems.
    3.1 Provides professional nursing care to an
    assigned group of patients according to the prescribed plan of care.
    3.2 Assists with and/or performs procedures including but not limited to the ICU nursing
    skills checklist.
    3.3 Effectively communicates and Delegates tasks to Nursing Assistants and Critical
    Care Technicians according to their documented competencies and job descriptions.
    3.4 Demonstrates ability to provide care and information based upon physical,
    psycho/social, cultural, safety and other age-related factors for the adult/geriatric


    4. Evaluates effectiveness of services provided.
    4.1 Evaluates patient/significant others
    responses to care and/or education; determines and documents progress towards
    achievement of outcomes every shift.
    4.2 Evaluates patient/significant others' understanding of information provided or skills
    4.3 Evaluates the effectiveness of discharge plans for meeting the needs for continuing
    4.4 Participates in the evaluation of the efficacy of unit and organizational services in
    meeting the needs of the consumer and/or the community.


    5. Demonstrates effective and accurate verbal, written and electronic communication.
    5.1 Creates a positive climate for communications.
    5.2 Maintains the confidentiality of patient, staff, and hospital information from written,
    verbal, electronic sources.
    5.3 Communication is timely, accurate, concise, complete, and appropriate.
    5.4 Utilizes constructive problem solving techniques to promote change and deal with
    issues. Follows established channels for addressing issues, concerns and problems.
    5.5 Documentation of the Nursing Process is completed according to organizational
    policies and procedures.
    5.6 Maintains relevant knowledge of hospital forms, and completes in a timely,
    accurate and complete manner, (i.e., Quality Improvement reports, patient care
    documentation forms, care plans, incident reports).
    5.7 Demonstrates skiled use of all nursing documentation, i.e., Meditech, Visicue,
    Bridge, etc..


    6. Participates in unit and organizational activities.
    6.1 Participates in at least 75% of staff
    6.2 Participates in Process Improvement activities such as data collection of at least 2
    Open Record Review charts/month, in-services, and meetings as appropriate.
    6.3 Participates in a hospital committee, special project or service (i.e.preceptor to student or new coworker, care management) as requested.
    6.4 Attends all mandatory inservices.
    6.5 Completes Critical Care Annual Competencies.
    6.6 Completes equipment checks as assigned each shift.


    7. Demonstrates effective patient safety techniques
    7.1 Complies with JCAHO patient
    safety goals. Adheres to OSHA standards regarding appropriate safety regulations
    and procedures.
    7.2 Utilizes safe techniques for patient mobility
    7.3 Complies with medication administration as per hospital policies and procedures
    7.4 Performs patient hand offs utilizing patient safety tools both from shift to shift and


    8. Demonstrates professional conduct and development.
    8.1 Uses current knowledge
    achieved through research, evidence based practice or educational activities to
    enhance or improve clinical practice or patient care.
    8.2 Establishes goals and objectives with each annual performance appraisal, and
    provides evidence of goal attainment from previous evaluation period.
    8.3 Completes Hospital and nursing competency within 3 months of employment and
    annually within required time frame, submits to Nurse Manager/ Education Coordinator.
    8.4 Maintains hospital property and the hospital environment in a safe, clean and
    intact condition per MHC policy and procedure.
    8.5 Complies with all organizational policies, procedures and protocols.
    8.6 Maintains knowledge base required to provide professional standard of care
    8.7 Completes 12 hours of continuing education each year, 8hours specific to Critical
    Care Nursing.


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