Registered Nurse

Mercy Healthcare Festus, MO
Overview

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.

Utilizes the nursing process to provide patient care. Maintains professional accountability for provision of patient care for the assigned patients. Evaluates the over all effectiveness of care provided by other direct care givers. Coordinates the patient care in conjunction with other departments. Maintains patient rights and confidentiality of patient information

Position Qualifications:

* We require a nursing degree from an accredited school.

* You'll also need a current RN license in our state.

* Basic life support training should be completed in 90 days with advanced training required at certain intervals.

a. Initiates nursing assessment, performs orientation to room and unit, notifies physician of admission, and obtains admitting orders.b. Completes assessments for each assigned patient every shift and more frequently as indicated by the patient's clinical condition.c. Utilizes appropriate health care workers in data gathering functions of the nursing assessmentd. Includes information obtained from the patient and/or significant others in the assessment.e. Documents clearly and concisely initial and ongoing assessment data about the patient in the permanent record.f. Assesses and appropriately documents the educational needs and learning abilities of the patient and/or significant others during the admission and subsequent assessments in the computerized care plan.g. Notifies patient's appropriate physician when changes in assessment occur.a. Formulates plan of care within 12 hours of admission and revises it every 12 hours as needsb. Assures that the plan of care includes identified problem, and/or nursing diagnosis, nursing interventions, and goals/outcome with target dates. Involves patient and/or significant others in decisions regarding care. c. Assures that the plan of care is based on patients/ current problems, congruent with the medical plan of care, and incorporates preventive, therapeutic, rehabilitative, palliative, and comfort nursing interventions.d. Prioritizes care delivery according to the patients' needs and unit activities.e. Collaborates with other health care providers to revise the plan of care, including discharge planning.f. Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms understandable to the adolescent and adult patient.g. Plans care based on knowledge of changes associated with the neonatal patient population.

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.