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.
Nurse Navigator-Ortho Hospital-Full time
Licensure: Current RN license with the MO State Board of Nursing.
Experience: 3 or more years of Nursing with at least a year in perioperative nursing experience.
Certification/Registration: Must have American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card or complete a course within probation period.
Must have ACLS or complete within probation period. Perioperative certification (i.e. CAPA, CSPAN) preferred.
Other skills & knowledge (abilities, knowledge, abilities): Demonstrates skills in human relations and communication; written, verbal, and electronic. Demonstrates clinical competence in patient care delivery.
Possesses the ability to assess data and assist personnel in providing appropriate level of care. Performs responsibilities in the spirit of the Mercy Mission and Charism. Makes decisions and determines actions using the Mercy Values as a guide.
May be required to work differing schedules, shifts, days of the week, or work frequency according to patient care needs. Interacting with other Departments in a positive customer service manner, assuring that the Perioperative customers experience will be one of courtesy, compassion, clinical excellence and outstanding service in a safe efficient manner.
Preferred Experience: Management experience.
Preferred Certification/Registration: Perioperative related certification (i.e.
CSPAN, CAPA) preferred. Certification in a specialty of Nursing preferred.
This position is responsible for managing and directing the department of Inpatient Nursing They ensure the efficient utilization of available resources to meet productivity and financial goals. The Nurse Manager works collaboratively and effectively with other administrative personnel, physicians and co-workers throughout the Ministry to enhance communication, share pertinent data and improve processes across the continuum.
The Nurse Manager ensures that the unit has appropriate managerial oversight on all shifts and is appropriately staffed to cover patient care needs. The Nurse Manager is proactively involved in patient flow and bed management issues in collaboration with the Staffing Office and the Nursing floor. They are leaders who inspire a shared vision, demonstrating the value of change and presenting it to co-workers with enthusiasm.
The Nurse Manager models the way by setting professional standards, having a positive attitude, and engaging co-workers to become leaders of change. They challenge the current process and enable others to promote change by providing support, mentorship, and guidance to those who provide direct patient care. The Nurse Manager encourages the heart of co-workers by providing both public and private recognition and connecting on a personal level with those that they serve.
The Nurse Manager holds direct and indirect care providers accountable for their professional responsibilities and adherence to regulatory guidelines. The Nurse Manager performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the Mission, Values and Mercy Service Standards.
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, 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. 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.