Bon Secours Mercy Health RN- Registered Nurse- Step Down- Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio
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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
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 Job 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 or Kentucky 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
Education Qualifications - List the minimum education, training, and experience required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Required Minimum Education:
2 Year/ Associates Degree with ability to obtain BSN within 3 years of hire
4 year/ Bachelor’s Degree
Licensing/ Certification - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the accrediting or licensing body.
Current nursing license in the State of Ohio
BLS- through American Heart Association required
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 required. NRP required by end of orientation. 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
Hold national certification in clinical specialty or leadership within 6 months of eligibility
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
And much more
S cheduled Weekly Hours:
Nights (United States of America)
Progressive Care Unit (PCU) - Fairfield - Step Down
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