RN Registered Nurse | ICU Step Down | Springfield Regional Medical Center

Mercy Health Springfield , OH

Posted 2 months ago

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

Summary of Primary Function

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 Practice and Bon Secours 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

Skills

  • Knowledge of contemporary nursing practice and future innovations

  • Nursing judgment and skill based on principles of the biological, physical, behavioral, and social sciences

  • Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery

  • Coordination of patient care delivery

  • Evaluation of professional nursing practice to optimize goals and outcomes

  • Health teaching and health promotion

  • Patient advocacy and partnership

  • Interprofessional collaboration and leadership

  • Understanding and utilization of office and clinical technologies

  • Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existence

  • Integration of quality improvement, evidence based practices and research in practice

  • Accountability for professional actions

  • Effective stewardship of available resources

  • Conflict management and resilience

  • Authority for delegating activities to others, while remaining responsible and accountable for outcomes

Certifications

BLS Basic Life Support

  • American Heart Association (preferred)

Valid nursing license from the state of practice (required)

Education

Associate of Nursing, nursing (required)

OR

Diploma in Nursing (required)

Bachelors of Science, nursing (preferred)

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

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons (United States of America)

Department:

Progressive Care Unit (PCU) - Springfield

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

  • Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. 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 recruitment@mercy.com

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RN Registered Nurse | ICU Step Down | Springfield Regional Medical Center

Mercy Health