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Nurse Extern - Progressive Care Unit - Full Time Days

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Mercy Healthcare Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

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.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Under the direction of the RN or Physician, assists in the individualized care of the patient to achieve the patient's highest level of safety and wellness. Works cooperatively with others as part of a team; recognizes the importance of group goals.

Performs designated clinical procedures and non-clinical support tasks essential to providing care to the patient. Performs technical skills, for pediatric & adult patients, such as: dressing changes, suctioning, bedside EKG, POC testing, obtaining vital signs, and transferring patients. Assists in unit operational support tasks or duties. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

Qualifications:

Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

  • Prior to employment, the nurse extern shall provide student transcripts indicating they have completed Fundamentals of Nursing from an accredited school of nursing and provide competency skills list from their learning institution. The student nurse extern must remain in good standing with their school of nursing while in this role.

This program is for nursing students only, if a student leaves a program for any reason, they can no longer be a nurse extern.

Responsibilities:

Some skills that may be performed with direct RN supervision and upon documentation of

completed competency on their Mercy competency checklist:

Use the Nursing Process to establish priority of care Insertion/removal of peripheral IV catheter Monitor IV Fluids Basic Dressing Changes that require NO MEDS or OINTMENTS Naso Gastric Tube Placement, management and removal

Staple and suture removal

Tracheostomy care and suctioningETCO2 capnography set upAdminister Tube FeedingsMonitor patient receiving blood products for adverse reactions

Maintain a Positive Attitude and Influence with environment at all times

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, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

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.

Keywords

Student Nurse. Nursing Student, Student Tech, PCT



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Mercy Healthcare