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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Registry REGISTERED NURSE - Level 3 in United States

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Description:

Utilizes current nursing practices to provide patient care while focusing on the needs of the patient and exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a contributing member of a health care team, develops and provides a comprehensive plan of care for assigned patients. Eligible for shift (pm and night) and weekend differential.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. 20%

Patient Care & Assessment - Conducts comprehensive initial and ongoing assessments of patient and family need for service. Clarifies and implements physician orders by administering medications and performing treatments and testing as prescribed by the physician, and documents accordingly. Recognizes

symptoms and establishes priorities consistent with patient's condition. Documents ongoing assessments of patient's physical and emotional status in order to address patient needs appropriately.

2 20% Yes

Plan of Care - Obtains information from patient and/or family to develop an appropriate patient plan of treatment. Formulates, implements and continually revises patient plan of care based on ongoing assessment of the patient and collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to promote effective patient care.

3 40% Yes

Coordination of Care - Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory requirements. Maintains strict confidentiality of patient, employee and department information to ensure patient rights. Participates in interdisciplinary

team meetings. Adheres to department policies for submitting documentation. Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available. Assists with the daily oversight of other clinical staff (other nurse and non-nurse staff members) when directed by the manager to maximize work flow in the practice. Provides feedback to the manager when requested regarding work-related skills of non-licensed personnel. Serves as a mentor and preceptor for new staff and as a constant resource to non-licensed or non-nurse personnel.

4 5% Yes

Quality Improvement – Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes.

5 5% Yes

Discharge Planning - Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and properly notifies patient and family members.

6 10% Yes

Education - Assesses patient and family in order to provide health education to promote their independence and safety with self-care. The nurse will assess current level of knowledge, readiness to learn, and learning ability in order to be effective. The nurse will document health education provided. The nurse will document learning outcomes in terms of the patient and/or family ability to verbalize understanding and provide return demonstration when appropriate.

Position Requirements :

Minimum Education:

Required: Bachelors Degree

Preferred: N/A

Specify Degree(s): Nursing

Residency: N/A

Minimum Experience:

Required: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience

Preferred: N/A

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

Basic Life Support (CPR)

General - Valid Illinois driver's license

Nursing - Current Registered Nurse license State of Illinois

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 . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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