Registered Nurse **Springdale ED**
Posted on: August 13, 2019
We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through
our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match
the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make
the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
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day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that
way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional
opportunities to help our communities grow.
"Mercy Hospital Rogers has been designated a Top 100 Hospital by
IBM/Watson, formerly Truven, for 2019. We are the only hospital in
the state of Arkansas receiving this award"
Provides direct and indirect patient care services that meet the
psychological, physical and general aspect of care: utilizes the
nursing process in patient care; meets the communication and
education needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects
initiative and responsibility indicative of professional
expectations. Communicates in a professional, positive, and
assertive manner congruent with Mercy Service Standards.
Communicates with physicians and other team members about changes
in patients' conditions and is able to respond quickly and
accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.
Maintains regulatory agency requirement and adheres to hospital
policies, procedures and standards.
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare
Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our
way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive
health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and
employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers,
including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with
exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong
sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision.
We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to
deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If
that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to
Provides direct patient care in a personalized and compassionate
manner utilizing the Nursing Process:
A. Successfully demonstrates proficiency of basic skills,
equipment, and procedures, including unit specific
B. Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other
processes related to patient care.
C. Safely administers medication by following the established
policies and procedures.
D. Communicates problems to the interdisciplinary team.
E. Monitor alarms are individualized/set appropriately and to
patient status and responded to without delay.
F. Communicates problems to the interdisciplinary team.
Documents in a manner which is complete, accurate and legible on
all designated areas.
A. Triage Assessment by Registered Nurse when new patient comes
B. Assesses and documents condition of each assigned patient per
department policies and as condition
C. Completes discharge instruction as per policy.
D. Completes consent forms according to policy.
E. Completes PTA medication list per policy.
F. Completes paper chart forms, not included in the electronic
medical record, appropriately.
G. Charting reflects implementation of interventions.
H. Patient education and response is documented.
I. Monitors the ASAP Tracking board for new physician orders and
acknowledges those orders
K. Documents medication administration as appropriate:
Medications are verified with actual physician orders.
Medications and IVs are documented in the medical record.
IV stop and start times documented
Orders are "completed"
Splint documentation complete, including pre- and post-
L. Pain assessments are performed and documented per policy.
Pain reassessment within one hour of pain medication
Description of pain characteristics in addition to numeric
M. Blood products are administered and documented per policy:
Includes appropriate documentation of 2nd verifier and
Communication skills as evidenced by:
A. Communicates verbally and non-verbally in a concise, effective,
and appropriate manner to all hospital
personnel, physicians, patients, and family/significant others:
Hand-off patient reports are complete, concise, and accurate
utilizing SBAR and EMR.
Communicates with dignity and respect to all personnel, physicians,
patients and visitors.
Reports changes in patient and/or clinical area condition to
Clinical Coordinator/Charge Nurse.
Consults with and/or notifies physicians/APN's/RN as needed.
Utilizes chain of command appropriately.
Notifies Clinical Coordinator/Charge Nurse before leaving unit.
Assists in keeping noise level to a minimum.
B. Displays a positive attitude.
Appropriate requests of Techs and ancillary personnel.
Ensures patient needs are met and adequate supplies available for
the oncoming shift.
Demonstrates cooperation and support as a team member.
Works with ancillary departments to schedule tests/procedures to
E. Education of patient and staff:
Acts as a change agent to facilitate new processes.
Evaluates knowledge and provides verbal and written
F. Answers all pages, call lights, and telephones promptly and
professionally. Is able to answer questions
or direct caller to appropriate personnel.
Actively supports Performance Improvement Initiatives by following
hospital policies, procedures, and programs; provides ongoing peer
education education (i.e., Customer Satisfaction, Physician
Satisfaction, Co-Worker Satisfaction, and Process Improvement):
A. Reports occurrences and medication events via Mercy Event Report
B. Reports allergic/adverse medication reactions to Pharmacy and
C. Adheres to Infection Control Policies.
D. Adheres to Employee Health Policies.
E. Performs record reviews and chart audits.
F. Identifies, documents, and reports concerns where improvement
will enhance patient care and safety.
G. Completes falls assessment and follows policy as well as ED
algorithm for falls.
Demonstrates behavior that is supportive of cost effective patient
A. Sets priorities and utilizes time efficiently in order to
complete work on time.
B. Ensures items used are properly charged and utilized
C. Removes and returns discontinued equipment.
Completes EASY NET for broken or malfunctioning equipment.
D. Demonstrates work habits and demeanor which contributes to the
effective functioning of the unit and
Utilizes time clock appropriately for clockings, including
Is responsive to staffing needs of the unit.
Assists in maintaining unit cleanliness.
Enhances professional growth and development:
A. Attends education programs, mandatory inservices, workshops, and
unit meetings working towards
attending or reading meeting minutes 8 or 12 months.
B. Completes unit education in a timely manner.
C. Seeks out and utilizes education from professional journals and
other accepted resources.
D. Incorporates knowledge obtained into practice patterns
Provides safe environment of care for patients, visitors, and
A. Identification of safety, infection control, and work
environment hazards with prompt resolution and/or
reporting of problems.
B. Demonstrates current knowledge of:
Hazardous Material Identification
Provides age specific knowledge and skills where applicable. Works
effectively with various cultures and ethnic groups.
A. Uses appropriate tools and resources for age, cultural, or
B. Care provided using age-appropriate modification of procedure
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing either
Associate Degree, Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Diploma Nursing
Licensure: Registered Nurse current Arkansas license
Certifications: Current Basic Life Support or complete within 90
days of hire. Current Advanced Life Support or complete within six
months of hire. Current Pediatric Life Support or complete within
one year of hire. Current TNCC or complete within one year of
Other: Ability to hear and read effectively. Ability to read, write
and communicate effectively in English. Ability to navigate
effectively in many computer systems. Ability to work in a team
focused environment. Ability to work n a rapid-paced work
environment. Ability to work independently. Good problem-solving
skills. Ability to provide quality bedside patient care.
Preferred Experience: Prefer one year of experience in emergency
Preferred Certifications: Current NRP or complete within two years
Preferred Other: Additional languages preferred. Previous
experience with the Epic computer system preferred.
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