5th Floor Intermediate - St. JosephShift
Full-time Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthJOB SUMMARY:
This position works at the direction of the Registered Nurse providing patient care and general duties in the organization. Delivers 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.
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 Nursing Practice Act and Mercy Health policies and procedures; serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout hospital departments. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Required: Obtain RN License within 90 days. If requirement not met due to board failure, must be obtained within 60 days of fail date. Failure to obtain within the extended period will result in immediate removal from position. BLS certification through American Heart Association is required.
Recent graduate of an approved nursing program.
Other knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Proper grammar and legible handwriting PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Performs repetitive tasks/motions; Hears alarm bells, telephone, and other sounds; Hears normal conversation; Have good manual dexterity; Have good eye-hand-foot coordination; Have clarity of vision: Near (< 20"); Have clarity of vision: Mid (> 20" - 20'); Distinguish colors PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Please indicate the activity's level of frequency that applies to this position using the following frequency scale:
1 = Not at all within shift (0%)
2 = Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
3 = Frequently within shift (34-66%)
4 = Continuously within shift (67-100%)
Standing = 3; Walking = 2; Sitting = 1; Balancing = 2; Reaching above head = 3; Lift/Carry > 50 lbs < 100 lbs. = 4; Climbing = 1; Bending = 2; Twist at Waist = 3; Push/Pull with force < 50 lbs = 2; Reaching above shoulder = 2; Lift from floor level up = 2; Crouching/Squatting = 2; Crawling = 1; Kneeling = 3; Push/Pull with force > 50 lbs = 3; Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs. = 2; Lift from waist = 1 MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Reads and interprets written/oral instructions; Sets and meets deadlines, prioritizes work and works independently; Defines and understands issues and problems; Examines data and draws logical conclusions demonstrating the ability to apply high levels of critical thinking and understanding; Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of oral or written communications; Makes decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit; Organizes thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology; Must be flexible and able to adapt to change WORKING CONDITIONS
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur; General office environment - works generally at a desk in a well-lighted, air conditioned office area, with moderate noise levels; May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids; Potential exposure to infectious organisms; May have periods of constant interruptions; Prolonged periods of working alone may occur ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
The Nurse Extern/Resident will be required to work on the unit/department to which they are hired as a Nurse Extern/Resident upon obtaining their RN licensure. If the student graduated from an ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) or a Diploma program, they are required to obtain their BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) within 5 years of employment.
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We'll also reward your hard work with:
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
- 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 more
5th Floor Intermediate - 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.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 email@example.com