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Company: Mercy Health
Location: Festus, MO
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

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:

  • We require a nursing degree from an accredited school.
  • You'll also need a current RN license in our state.
  • Basic life support training should be completed in 90 days with advanced training required at certain intervals.

1. Initiates nursing assessment, performs orientation to room and unit, notifies physician of admission, and obtains admitting orders.
2. Completes assessments for each assigned patient according to policy and more frequently as indicated by the patient's clinical condition.
3. Utilizes LPN's, Patient Care Associates/Technicians, and other appropriate health care workers in data gathering functions of the nursing assessment.
4. Includes information obtained from the patient and/or significant others in the assessment.
5. Documents clearly and concisely initial and ongoing assessment data about the patient in the permanent record.
6. 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.
7. Notifies patient's surgeon when changes in assessment occur.
8. Provides professional nursing care to an assigned group of patients according to the prescribed plan of care.
9. Assists with and/or performs procedures including but not limited to the nursing unit skills checklist.
10. Delegates tasks to LPN's and unlicensed health care providers according to their documented competencies.
11. Demonstrates ability to provide care and information based upon physical, psycho/social, cultural, safety and other age-related factors for the adult/geriatric patients.
12. Participates in at least 75% of staff meetings.
13. Participates in Process Improvement activities such as data collection, in-services, and meetings as appropriate and required.
14. Participates in a hospital committee, special project or in-service (i.e. preceptor to student or new co-worker) as requested.
15. Uses current knowledge achieved through research, evidence based practice or educational activities to enhance or improve clinical practice or patient care.
16. Establishes goals and objectives with each annual performance appraisal, and provides evidence for goal attainment from previous evaluation period.
17. Completes Hospital and nursing competency of employment and annually within required time frame.
18. Maintains knowledge base required to provide professional standard of care.

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.


Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.


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