Rapid Access RN Full Time Night Shift

Mercy Healthcare Festus , MO 63028

Posted 2 weeks ago


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


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:

Minimum Requirements

Education: ADN Licensure:

Current RN license in Missouri Experience: Require minimum 3 years acute care experience including 1 year ER and/or critical care experience. Certifications: BLS, ACLS, NIH Other:

Must be comfortable with changing daily responsibilities, multi-tasking, and re-prioritizing to remain organized. The RN must demonstrate the ability to work independently and demonstrate good leadership abilities. Must place interests of the patient first and continually strive to deliver an exceptional experience for every single patient, family member or care giver.

Must be proficient in using MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook). Understand medical process and terms. Working knowledge of state regulations as well as knowledgeable of care resources. RN may be called upon to assist with the admission and/or discharge process to facilitate patient throughout.

Preferred Requirements:

Preferred Education: BSN

Preferred Licensure:

Current RN license in Missouri

Preferred Experience: 5 years acute care experience including 1+ year ER, critical care, and cardiovascular experience.

The Rapid Access Nurse collaborates with a variety of care teams to facilitate rapid admission/transfer of patients from external healthcare facilities to Mercy Hospital Jefferson from a variety of sources for all service lines. The Rapid Access Nurse also responds to critical patient situations at Mercy Jefferson such as rapid response team calls. This position requires individuals with developed critical thinking skills, that are service focused and self directed.

Maintains 24/7 availability to Mercy Jefferson for referral processing by receiving admission requests. Provides clinical bed management in collaboration with the house manager for inpatient bed placement based on physician acceptance, acuity, census, specialty, staffing and unit activity. Effective communication and teamwork are essential.

Uses business etiquette while communicating by telephone. Speaks in a clear pleasant voice, introduces self when initiating phone conversation, answers telephone within four rings in a courteous manner, and effectively responds to multiple telephone calls in a busy office atmosphere.

Serve as the rapid response RN on the rapid response team. Responsible for the direct bedside care of patient during emergent situation.

Document according to the rapid response flow sheet and coordinate with patient care team on transfer of patient to higher level of care when needed. Respond to all code Stroke and code STEMI calls. Activate code stroke alert when necessary and initiate cardiac cath team for code STEMI.

Participate in orientation of new co-workers.

Supports the House Manager and Logistics Department as directed

Will be involved in PR, outreach, data collection/entry.

Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, guiding principles and mercy service standards.

Performs other work duties as assigned.

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.

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