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RN - Registered Nurse - ICU - Mercy Health - West Hospital in Green Township, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.
  • Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department.
  • Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery.

MINUMUM EDUCATAION:

Required Minimum Education:2 year / Associates Degree

Preferred:4 year / Bachelor’s Degree

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS (MUST NOT BE NON-EXPIRED/ACTIVE UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED)

Current nursing license in the State of Ohio

Required Certifications by Nursing Department:

Emergency Department- BLS/ACLS/PALS or per RN Residency plan

Med Surg/Telemetry: BLS required, ACLS encouraged

STEP DOWN: BLS required; ACLS required with 6 months of hire or per RN Residency plan

ICU/CVU: BLS and ACLS required or per RN Residency plan

Family Birth: BLS and NRP required: NCCc-EFM within 18 months of hire required

Perioperative: BLS required

Cath Lab: BLS and ACLS required

Cardiac Pulmonary Rehab: BLS and ACLS required

PACU: BLS, ACLS and PALS required or per RN Residency plan

Hours

Hours: Full-Time, 36 Hours/Weekly

Schedule: Flex Schedule

Equal Employment Opportunity

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