at MHM Support Services dba Mercy Healthcare System in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
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, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."
The Registered nurse is responsible for using the nursing process to meet the needs of patients according to the patients according to the professional standards of nursing care the RN assures the philosophy ,mission goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the nursing department and Mercy Medical center are followed. The RN is responsible for the quality of care of a caseload of patients : collaborates with the medical staff and others in the provision of care , demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships with others in communication and problem resolution ; is sensitive to the needs of patients, families , and co-workers ; plans and provides professional nursing care for patients in accordance with age specific needs, any identified cultural diversity needs and pain management . Assesses the reports and assist any patients that present with evidence of abuse and or neglect. Supports the mission of Mercy. Co - worker are expected to abide by the Mercy Medical Center safety and infection control policies to maintain a safe environment for patients and co-workers. Supervises: LPN's CNA's orderlies NOTE: Orientation and training is experience specific. Competent to provide nursing services to the age of the specific population of assigned areas. See Age Appropriate Care for Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric Patients policy. Current CPR Certification is a required element to maintain the job position. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Education: Graduation of an approved school of nursing
Licensure: Current Registered nurse licensure by the Arkansas State Board of nursing
Experience: one (1) years acute care nursing experience
Certifications: CPR prefer ACLS
Other: Basic computer skills required To ensure patient safety, it is mandatory that all licensed coworkers who provide direct patient care pass a medication and math competency test before assuming medication administration responsibilities. This exam will cover knowledge of the actions and side effects of commonly used drugs along with math regarding correct dosages and IV problems
Preferred Experience: one (1) year acute care nursing required
We Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.
What Makes You 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 unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
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