Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatrics/Med Surg

Mercy Health

Mercy Health

Lima, OH, USA · market street, norwich nr12 8ah, uk · United States
Posted on Friday, July 5, 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.

Mercy Health St. Rita's Medical Center

Full Time and Part Time positions available!

*Up to $15,000 Sign-On Bonus for Experienced RNs!**

About Us

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

Registered Nurse (RN) – Pediatrics – St. Rita's Medical Center

Job Summary:

The Pediatric Registered Nurse (RN) position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients by:

  • Utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status
  • Determining the priority of the patient’s problems and needs
  • Implementing clinical nursing interventions to acute, critical patients that require intensive medical care
  • Developing and performing patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes
  • Ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment

Essential Functions:

  • In collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team, conducts initial and ongoing patient assessment, and safely demonstrates basic knowledge of the contemporary nursing practice
  • Provides episodic (outpatient) and inpatient (at designated units) pediatric nursing care where applicable
  • Applies knowledge of contemporary Pediatric nursing practice and future innovations
  • Utilizes nursing practice to the care of pediatric patients that require nursing assessment and interdisciplinary team interventions
  • Evaluates, updates and revises plan of care to facilitate achievement of planned and expected outcomes
  • Administer medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and the organization’s policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Nursing (preferred, not required)

Certifications:

  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)
  • PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support (required within 6 months of hire)

Experience:

  • One (1) year of professional experience practicing as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Recent Medical/Surgical, NICU, Pediatric, OB, ED or critical care experience (preferred, not required)

Training:

  • EPIC Electronic Health Record training (preferred, not required)
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