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Ambulatory Registered Nurse (RN) Mercy Health Lima - St. Ritas Neurology - Full Time - Days/Afternoons

Lima, Ohio

At Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses are able to see the impact they can have on our patients’ lives. We encourage and support our nurses as they develop and grow in their profession. Whether you are a new graduate nurse or joining us further along in your career we have opportunities and multiple career path options for you. Every patient means the world to someone and at Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses mean the world to us.

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  • Agile
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Problem-solver
  • Results-Driven

Culture

  • Compassion — We commit to accompanying those we serve with mercy and tenderness, recognizing that "being with" is as important as "doing for".
  • Human dignity — We commit to upholding the sacredness of life and being respectful and inclusive of everyone.
  • Service — We commit to providing the highest quality in every dimension of our ministry.
  • Stewardship — We commit to promoting the responsible use of all human and financial resources, including Earth itself.
  • Integrity — We commit to acting ethically and modeling right relationships in all of our individual and organizational encounters.

Ambulatory Registered Nurse (RN) Mercy Health Lima - St. Ritas Neurology - Full Time - Days/Afternoons

Requisition R084743 Market Lima, Ohio Department SRPS Neurology - MHP Lima Specialty Care Shift Schedule Full-time

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Ambulatory RN

GENERAL SUMMARY

Under low to moderate supervision and according to established nursing standards, performs professional nursing services in an office or clinic setting. Assists physician or other licensed practitioner with diagnostic and treatment procedures. Performs routine patient care and education activities. Some ancillary functions included. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served in assigned area.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

1.

Must possess current license as a registered nurse in the state where practice setting is located.

2.

BSN from an accredited program of professional nursing and/or knowledge generally acquired through a BSN program preferred. Certification in specialty (if applicable) preferred.

3.

Must possess knowledge of concepts of ambulatory care nursing.

4.

Must possess analytical abilities sufficient to assess needs and develop, implement, evaluate and revise plans of care for complex individuals and populations.

5.

Must have good organizational and written/verbal communication skills sufficient to communicate accurate information to diverse recipients in a timely manner.

6.

Current CPR certification required.

7.

Must be computer literate with experience/skill in Microsoft office and typing.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1.

Works in normal patient care environment where there are no physical discomforts due to noise, dust, temperature and the like.

2.

Work may be stressful due to need to manage multiple priorities for numerous patients concurrently and over long periods of time.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITY

1.

Delegates to MOAs and/or other office and clinical staff members.

2.

Participates and represents Mercy in community health initiatives/committees as appropriate.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

1.

Independently triages complex patients whether face to face or by telephone to appropriate levels of care. Processes clinical information to direct patients to appropriate follow-up in a timely manner.

2.

Works collaboratively with available Mercy Resources (physician and other care providers.) to implement a plan of care that best meets the patient needs. Adapts plan of care, as possible, to fit with the patient/family insurance or financial resources.

3.

Obtains medical histories, vital signs, weight and measurements. Prepares patient for visit, conference or procedures. Performs EKG’s, spirometry, medication administration, IV therapy and venipunctures.

4.

Assists in obtaining specimens, biopsies and cultures in accordance with established infection control procedures.

5.

Initiates ordering of lab work, outside testing and hospital admissions. Reviews diagnostic data and initiates follow up as appropriate.

6.

Utilizes and maintains proficiency in use of electronic medical record.

7.

Educates and counsels patients to be active partners in plans that promote health, prevent disease and seek early treatment.

8.

Provides nursing case management for assigned patients. Follows guidelines for care according to diagnosis/procedure.

9.

Functions effectively and efficiently in assigned clinics. Manages multiple tasks/demands for professional assessment, problem solving, education and counseling as well as basic nursing tasks.

10.

Develops care guidelines for patients with special diagnoses in collaboration with healthcare team members.

11.

Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate utilization of community resources and agencies to promote ongoing support for individual patients and the patient population served.

12.

Is knowledgeable of and participates in performance improvement activities of the department. Actively promotes and achieves standard thresholds of the department.

13.

May perform other clinic duties on an as needed basis. Routinely oversees ongoing clinical performance of ancillary staff. Assures that the environment is supportive of quality clinical practice (safety, infection control, pharmacy control, etc.)

14.

Acts as resource/consultant/support to other health team members.

15.

Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to designated Manager (or employer hotline) any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts or practices.

16.

Embraces Standards of Behavior in order to provide and promote excellent customer service for both internal and external customers. Holds self and others accountable for behaviors that promote service excellence.

17.

Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values (Compassion, Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Sacredness of Life, Service) of Mercy.

18.

Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety/patient safety initiatives.

19.

Provides service to all age groups.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on assigned unit.

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span by completing continuing education program.

Interprets information need to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific need:

Neonate

Pediatric

Adolescent

Adult

Geriatric

20. *

Performs all other duties as assigned.

*Indicates non-essential function.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • 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

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Department:

SRPS Neurology - MHP Lima Specialty Care

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 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

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In some instances, the nurse’s voice and touch is the last thing a patient will hear or feel. This is part of our calling as nurses, to be there for our patients in all stages of life, from the beginning to the very end.

Ali L. Registered Nurse
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You will have days where you are the sole reason that someone is alive. You won’t find that in any other career.

Michael W. Registered Nurse

Benefits

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 403b With
    Company Match

  • Professional Development

  • Paid Time Off

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