Registered Nurse (RN) Medical/Surgical Unit
Company: Mercy Health
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health Summary of
Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
The Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical functions as a care provider
of a multidisciplinary care team responsible for the delivery of
patient care through using the nursing process of assessment,
diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The RN
possesses the basic knowledge of a patient's age and cultural
diversity into the provision of patient care, demonstrates strong
skills related to effective time management and prioritizing
patient care, contributes to the provision of quality nursing care
through performance improvement initiatives, collaborates with
other professional disciplines, and supports the mission of the
ministry to provide physical and psychological support to patients
and families. Essential Job Functions
In collaboration with members of interdisciplinary teams, the RN
establishes goals and strategies for meeting the discharge or
continuing care needs with the patient. The RN performs and
documents complete patient assessments, initiates and maintains
current nursing care plans for all assigned patients, identifies
patient learning needs to provide individualized and comprehensive
teaching, administers medications in a safe manner consistent with
the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and
procedures, serves as a point of contact for patients' care
coordination throughout the hospital departments, acts as a patient
safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in
the department, and serves as a patient advocate in collaboration
with spiritual care, palliative care, and ethics. This document is
not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties,
requirements, or working conditions associated with the job.
Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as
required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.
Current RN license in state they are working or covered by compact
BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from
approved source prior to direct patient care)
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support (preferred)
Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification RN-BC (Registered Nurse -
Board Certified) (preferred)
CCRN Critical Care Registered Nurse (preferred)
PCCN Progressive Care Certified Nurse (preferred)
CMSRN Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (preferred)
National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Certification (preferred)
Bachelor of Science Nursing (preferred Skills
--- Assigns patient care according to the nursing skill, knowledge,
and scope of practice of staff.
--- Orients, facilitates learning experience, and provides
education (based upon quality improvement indicators, outcomes, and
implementation) to nursing staff and others.
--- Possesses clinical knowledge, skills, and competency to provide
evidence-based patient care in accordance with the current
standards of practice, policy and procedure, and BSMH mission.
--- Performs comprehensive assessment of patient's clinical
condition and psychosocial needs of the patient and their
--- Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes
plan of care.
--- Application of the nursing process in patient care
--- Assesses patient's physical and emotional responses to
treatment to evaluate effectiveness of intervention and patient
outcomes; revises plan of care accordingly.
--- Assists patient and family in coping with patient's
--- Collaborates with others in the delivery of coordinated patient
--- Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication
--- Applies cultural diversity and inclusion principles when caring
for patients and their support resources.
--- Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance and acquires
information to perform safely.
--- Advances personal and professional growth through participation
in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and
--- Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and
--- Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models
effective stewardship of available resources.
--- Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and
--- Protects the safety and privacy of all persons.
--- Understanding and utilization of office and clinical
technologies. Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer. Many
of our opportunities reward* your hard work with: Comprehensive,
affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
And much more *Benefits offerings vary according to employment
status Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24 Work Shift: Afternoons/Nights
Department: Med/Surg Unit 3 - St. Joseph 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are an individual with a
disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as
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