New Grad RN Nurse Residency - Oncology Stepdown - Nights

Mercy Health

Mercy Health

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.
Job Summary

This position works at the direction of the Registered Nurse providing patient care and general duties in the organization. Provides direct care for the patients as assigned, answers call lights, and performs courier and transporter functions. Collects data through a variety of means including observation and through the use of instrumentation. Assists in the provision of care to patients of all age groups.

Mission/Core Values: It is expected that all of the duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner consistent with the Ministry’s Standards of Behavior (CARE; Compassion: seeks to understand, listen and explain; Advocate: is the voice for the vulnerable; Respect: demonstrates the highest regard for and welcomes all people; Excellence: commits to the highest standard of quality care, joyful service, and teamwork) and in a manner that reflects the core values of Mercy Health which are: Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Compassion, Sacredness of Life and Service. All supervisors and above are expected to model the organizational mission and values through their daily actions, decision making and priority setting. All supervisors and above are expected to develop, implement and monitor short and long range plans to meet or surpass standards consistent with the overall strategic plan.

Essential Functions

  • 20% Assists the Registered Nurse in the process of admitting, transferring and discharging of patients, including notifying appropriate individuals and departments. Assists in the environmental orientation of patients, preparation of patient rooms, taking partial histories, and securing patient valuables and belongings.
  • 20% Performs routine patient care tasks such as taking and recording vital signs, collecting specimens, and applying compresses and dressings.
  • 15% Assists patients with mobility by performing active and passive range of motion, lifting, turning, repositioning and with ambulation.
  • 10% Provides measures for patient comfort and hygiene.
  • 10% Obtains, places, discontinues and removes patient equipment and supplies.
  • 15% Monitors and observes patient status. Collects, records, and communicates data as per policy and procedure.
  • 10% Performs courier and transportation services.

The above is intended to describe the general content and functions of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. The job description is subject to continual revisions as needed for patient care. Due to the services and care provided by this institution, personnel may be requested to serve in related capacities as determined by their qualifications in a different unit, department, and campus, in an effort to not disrupt patient care and continue to provide a safe environment to our patients. All employees are expected to follow Mercy Health policies and procedures, maintain high standards of safe work performance, and maintain good attendance and punctuality.

Minimum Education

2 Year/Associates Degree

Specialty Major: RN

Preferred Education

4 Year/Bachelors Degree

Specialty Major: BSN

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS(must be non-expired/active unless otherwise stated):

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 AHA.

  • Must obtain ACLS and chemotherapy competency within 1 year of hire.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Years and Type of Experience: Recent graduate of an approved nursing program.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Proper grammar and legible handwriting; effective communication skills, competency in clinical skills.

Hours/Schedule:

7p-7:30a with rotation. Weekends, holidays, and on call requirements per department policy. Must obtain ACLS and complete chemotherapy competency course within 1 year of hire.

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
Educational Assistance
And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

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 Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. 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 at recruitment@mercy.com