RN (Registered Nurse) - Step Down

RN (Registered Nurse) - Step Down

Mercy Health | Oregon, OH, 43616, US

Posted 20 days ago

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* Mercy St Charles - Full Time - Days or Nights

Registered Nurse (RN) - Progressive Care (Step down) - St. Charles Hospital:

Job Summary:

The Progressive Care (Step down) Registered Nurse (RN) position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients by:

* Utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status

* Acting as the service line between Med-Surg and ICU units

* Determining the priority of the patient's problems and needs

* Developing and performing patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes

* Ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment

Essential Functions:

* Collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team

* Provide advanced treatment and care to patients with complex diagnoses

* 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 Mercy Health policies and procedures

* Other duties as assigned


* Graduate of an accredited Associates degree or Bachelors degree in Nursing

Licensing & Certifications:

* Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)

* Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) -

* If you do not have this certification, Mercy Health will help you gain this certification during Orientation

* Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association required

* Additional required certifications may vary based on unit

Physical Requirements:

* Performs repetitive tasks/motions

* Preforms lifting, moving and pushing in excess of 50 pounds or more

* Hears alarm bells, telephone, and other sounds

* Hears normal conversation

* Have good manual dexterity

* Have good eye-hand-foot coordination

* Have clarity of vision: near (< 20")

* Have clarity of vision: mid (>20"-20')

* Have clarity of vision: far (>20')

* Distinguish colors

Mental Requirements:

* Reads and interprets written/oral instructions

* Sets and meets deadlines, prioritizes work and works independently

* Identifies and understands issues and problems

* Examines data and draws logical conclusions demonstrating the ability to apply high levels of critical thinking and understanding

* Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of oral or written communications

* Makes decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit

* Organize thoughts and ideas into understand terminology

* Must be flexible and able to adapt to change

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

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

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

All (United States of America)


Progressive Care Unit (PCU) - Mercy St. Charles

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