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Mercy Medical Center Clinton RN MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center - Sioux City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Description:

$15,000 tuition reimbursement

This role provides nursing care to assigned patients by utilizing the nursing process and meeting the established standards within the nursing department. The registered nurse is accountable for his/her nursing practice and assigned patients, and is an advocate for patient/families and nursing.

This role provides nursing care to assigned patients by utilizing the nursing process and meeting the established standards within the nursing department. The registered nurse is accountable for his/her nursing practice and assigned patients, and is an advocate for patient/families and nursing.

Job Duties:

  • Utilizing the nursing process, identifies actual and potential problems and develops and implements the plan of care for the patient specific to the age of the patient population identified within the department/unit scope of service in accordance with the department/unit standards.

  • Initiates and revises the plan of care on an ongoing basis.

  • Provides concurrent, accurate, and legible documentation on the medical record consistent with hospital policies.

  • Implements nursing intervention and adapts care based on changes in patient condition, consultation with other professionals, and patient/family needs.

  • Identifies actual and potential risks and initiates appropriate action to minimize or prevent situations and evaluates the outcome.

  • Administers medications and treatments as directed and appropriate for patients, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.

  • Utilizes and documents internal and community resources in planning care and initiating referrals.

  • Writes, processes and notes physician’s orders in a timely fashion.

  • Identifies, initiates, and documents appropriate ongoing patient/family education to achieve outcomes based on learning and discharge needs.

  • Promotes and maintains a safe environment for patients by ensuring appropriate supplies, equipment, and necessary services.

  • Demonstrates ability to assume a leadership role in routine and emergent situations.

  • Serves as an advocate for patients and families.

  • Ensures that supplies, equipment, and services provided are accurately documented and charged.

  • Participates in bedside report/handoff at change of shift and patient transfers.

  • Participates in nursing hourly rounding following established standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Is a registered nurse maintaining current licensure defined by Interstate Compact. A senior level nursing student of accredited nursing program may apply. All registered nurses hired after January 1, 2014, are required to obtain a BSN degree within 4 years of hire. A senior level nursing student may be awarded an RN Bargaining Unit position and may begin employment in the capacity of a Nurse Graduate, following successful graduation from an accredited ADN and/or BSN program until a valid RN license is obtained.

**3 year commitment with tuition reimbursement

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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