Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health
Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
Delivers patient care utilizing the nursing process through data collection and assessment, identifies and determines the priority of patient's problems/needs, and evaluates the process and outcome of nursing care; coordinates, provides and directs patient teaching activities and coordinates the care provided by health team members.
Essential Job Functions
In collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team, conducts initial and ongoing patient assessment, analyzes assessment data, creates a plan of care, implements treatment and evaluates treatment effectiveness; administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Ohio or Kentucky Nursing Practice Act and Mercy Health policies and procedures; serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout hospital departments
Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department
Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery
Required Minimum Education:
2 Year/ Associates Degree
4 year/ Bachelors Degree
Current nursing license in the State of Ohio and/or Kentucky BLS, ACLS, PALS and any other unit specific certification requirement
Occupational Health Certification.
Minimum Years and Type of Experience: 2 years as RN
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Ability to work independently under the direction of Ford's Medical Director. Understanding of OSHA regulations
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We'll also reward your hard work with:
Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
Paid time off
And much more
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Nights (United States of America)
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Ashland, Kentucky, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at email@example.com