Mercy Healthcare El Reno , OK 73036
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.
Licensure: Current Oklahoma LicenseCertifications: Current BLS Certification required before assigned to care for patients independently
Other: Demonstrates competence by completion of Universal Skills Inventory and Unit Specific Skills Check List within first three months of employment and undated annually.
Preferred Certifications: CHPN
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.
Shift differential $3.25 evenings/$4.00 nights/$4.00 weekends
Annual certification pay - primary and secondary
Health/Dental/Vision available after 1 day
Healthcare discount up to $400/year and Wellness program earn up to $400/year
Paid parental leave for new parents
401k with employer match
Free Mercy Nurse On-Call, Free basic life insurance, Free AD&D coverage
Short term disability benefits
Referral Bonus Opportunity
Clinical Ladder - a career development plan providing a structure that increases nurse involvement and collaboration.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Assesses the hospice patient's condition, environment, safety as well as patient and family needs in aconsistent and systematic manner.1.1 Reviews history, previous notes, and effectiveness of interventions towards meeting goals of hospice patient and/or family every visit.1.2 Utilizing input of all sources of information, collaborates with various members of the hospice IDG to ensure the best care for the patient.1.3 Completes the clinical, psychosocial and environmental assessment as appropriate related to the care, treatment and provision of services to the terminally ill patient.1.4 Identifies high risk bereavement and other barriers during the care of the terminally ill patient.1.5 Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs.1.6 Demonstrates an excellent understanding of disease process, pain and symptom management in day-to-day practice to ensure the utmost in quality of care for patient and family.1.7 Demonstrates an excellent understanding of death and dying and promotes awareness and understanding to patient and or family.1.8 Demonstrates an excellent understanding of pharmacology and its application to the terminally ill patient in promoting comfort and quality of life. Able to perform conversions of opiods if indicated to improve quality of life.1.9 Demonstrates an excellent understanding about home safety, infection control and educates the family and patient in the prevention of falls and fires and other safety hazards.
Develops the ongoing, outcome-oriented plan of care for assigned group of primary patients. Plan of care reflects the patient's actual or potential health related problems.2.1 Based on assessment, involves patient and caregiver(s) in identification and ongoing decision making regarding goals and approaches to care.2.2 Prioritizes care delivery based on the patient and or family needs.2.3 Collaborates with other health care providers and caregivers to modify the plan of care as needed based on the needs of the changing hospice patient and/or family needs.2.4 Demonstrates ability to anticipate patient/family needs and potential problems based proactive, thorough assessments.2.5 Documents revision of plan of care as indicated, and at least every two weeks.2.6 Documents changes in the level of care based on the changing needs of the patient.2.7 Performs recertifications in accordance to NHPCO and medicare guidelines.
Implements and coordinates nursing care to assist the assigned primary patients and family to achieve their mutually identified individual goals.3.1 Provides professional nursing care to assigned home care patients according to the plan of care.3.2 Instructs patient, family and caregivers to achieve competence and confidence in provision of independent care.3.3 Identifies and implements safe, economical and effective alternatives to achieve outcomes.3.4 Ensures continuity of care by taking responsibility for identifying and communicating all pertinent information related to patient's ongoing health care.
Evaluates the effectiveness of all interventions provided or facilitated by the home care interdisciplinary team.4.1 Evaluates patient/family responses to care, determines progress towards achievement of outcomes at each visit, and adjusts plan of care accordingly.4.2 Evaluates appropriateness of current level of care and recommends appropriate changes in frequency.4.3 Facilitates referrals to other disciplines or levels of care and as indicated.4.4 Performs supervisory visits on per visit RN's, LPN's, and HHA's according to departmental guidelines.
Demonstrates accurate and effective verbal, written and electronic communication within departmental timeframes.5.1 Creates a positive climate for communications with patients, families and colleagues.5.2 Maintains confidentiality of patient, personnel and organizational information.5.3 Demonstrates constructive problem-solving techniques when interacting with patients, families and co-workers.5.4 Demonstrates competency in utilization of departmental and organizational information systems.5.5 Completes all required documentation according to departmental guidelines 95% of the time.
Demonstrates professional conduct and evaluates his/her nursing performance based on accepted professional standards of practice..6.1 Integrates research-based, current information to enhance or improve clinical practice by proactive problem solving.6.2 Contributes to agency growth and development by actively participating in departmental and organizational meetings, committees, task forces and special projects.6.3 Serves as a role model and preceptor for new staff members, students or visitors.6.4 Demonstrates knowledge of needs and behaviors of special needs and behaviors of specific age groups to include: neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric.6.5 Completes all mandatory educational activities.6.6 Sets challenging individualized educational goals for self, and communicates achievement of goals at least annually.6.7 Completes competency checklist during orientation and at least annually.
Meets needs of customers, department and organization. 7.1 Demonstrates flexibility in schedule, based on department needs.7.2 Participates in weekend and call rotation per departmental policy.7.3 Demonstrates awareness of costs related to patient care. Practices good judgement in preventing waste. Organizes and prioritizes assignments to complete them within allotted time.7.4 Assists in the care of equipment and supplies to ensure availability when needed.7.5 Participates in departmental performance improvement activities by communicating opportunities for improvement and customer concerns and by assisting with specific projects as requested.7.6 Participates in risk management activities by completing incident reports and problem identification report by the close of the business day.7.7 Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff.7.8 Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned.
Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned.8.1 Attends funerals if possible of patients who have died.8.2 Makes bereavement calls as indicated by IDG at time of initiation of bereavement program.
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