Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Registered Nurse Full Time Day Shift in Festus, Missouri
We're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. At Company , 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 Company Nursing Conceptual Framework and nursing process to provide patient care. Maintains professional accountability for provision of patient care for the assigned patients. Coordinates the patient care in conjunction with other departments. Maintains patient rights and confidentiality of patient information. Position Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIRED Education:Licensure: Must have either a current RN or Temporary Permit/ RN license in the State of Missouri.Experience:Certifications: CPR required. Other certifications as determined by department.Other: ACLS within one year. Safety/Risk Managementa. Adheres to counting policy by administering all substances, supplies and instruments pertaining to patient care, including, but not limited to:- Instruments- Narcotics- Spongesb. Follows policy/procedure for Incident Report/ Sentinel Eventsc. Follows Confidentiality Policy/Procedures.d. Keeps patient coverede. Knock before enteringf. Observe patient confidentialityg. Complies with Infection Control Guidelines.h. Aseptic techniquei. Correct prepping and draping according to departmental policyj. Compliance with universal precautions, wears gloves appropriately, wears safety glasses and gownsk. Proper labeling and disposal of specimensl. Proper disposal of sharps/ biohazard materialsm. Creates a safe environment by adhering to safety goal programs and policies, including, but not limited to:- Assessing for and implementing Fall Precaution Program- Restraint Management- Utilization of Patient I.D. identifiers- Reading back of telephone and verbal orders; sign off of daily orders- Time out procedures- Communication hand offs- Medication safety practices; barcode compliance and medication reconciliation- Awareness of dangerous abbreviation and questioning whenever used by any member of HCT- Utilizing Braden score to prioritize patient risk for skin care interventions and the prevention of Nosocomial wounds- Unit/departmental specific policies: assists with and observes patient positioningn. Respects patient/guest's personal property.o. Adheres to hospital wide and specific department safety regulations, including, but not limited to::- Fire and Tornado- Environmental Safety- Electrocautery- Radiation Safety- Sterilization-Surgical Site verificationp. Performs equipment safety checks.q. Complies with patient's rights/regulations.r. Patient aware of procedures. Patient comfortable with processt. Patient knowledge of Patient Rightsu. Documents appropriate procedure times start/stop; procedure as stated by physician; and specimens taken during procedures.Coordination of Servicesa. Supports family centered care philosophy as demonstrated by appropriate behaviors, including, but not limited to:f. Makes independent decisions in routine and complex situations and informs appropriate persons of actions and results.g. Demonstrates an assertive communication style. Technologya. Demonstrates competence in initiating and maintaining use of routine equipment and procedures.b.EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransEmployer's Job# 777514Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.