RN - Step Down - Mercy St. Charles - Full Time - Days

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthSummary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionDelivers 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 Functionso 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 departmentso Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the departmento Incorporates the professional practice model into care deliveryEmployment QualificationsEducation Qualifications - List the minimum education, training, and experience required to perform the essential functions of the position.Required Minimum Education:2 Year/ Associates DegreeSpecialty/Major:NursingPreferred Education:4 year/ Bachelors DegreeSpecialty/Major:NursingLicensing/ Certification - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the accrediting or licensing body.Licensure/Certification Required:Current nursing license in the State of Ohio and/or Kentucky BLS, ACLS, PALS and any other unit specific certification requirementLicensure/Certification Preferred:Hold national certification in clinical specialty or leadership within 6 months of eligibilityMinimum QualificationsMinimum Years and Type of Experience:Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:Physical Requirements:o Performs repetitive tasks/motionso Hears alarm bells, telephone, and other soundso Hears normal conversationo Have good manual dexterityo Have good eye-hand-foot coordinationo Have clarity of vision: near (< 20')o Have clarity of vision: mid (>20'-20')o Have clarity of vision: far (>20')o Distinguish colorsMental Requirements:o Reads and interprets written/oral instructionso Sets and meets deadlines, prioritizes work and works independentlyo Identifies and understands issues and problemso Examines data and draws logical conclusions demonstrating the ability to apply high levels of critical thinking and understandingo Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of oral or written communicationso Makes decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unito Organize thoughts and ideas into understand terminologyo Must be flexible and able to adapt to changeo OtherMercy 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 moreScheduled Weekly Hours:36Work Shift:Days (United States of America)Department:Progressive Care Unit (PCU) - Mercy St. CharlesAll 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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