Registered Nurse (RN) Neuro Spine Unit
Company: Mercy Health
Posted on: May 10, 2022
Registered Nurse (RN) Neuro Spine UnitApply NowRequisition
R112961 Market Youngstown, Ohio Department Ortho/Neuro Unit - St.
Elizabeth - Neuro Spine 5S Shift Nights Schedule Full-timeThank you
for considering a career at Mercy Health$10,000 Sign on for
experienced nurses 1+ years, $5,000 for new grads!Summary of
Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
The Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical functions as a care provider
of a multidisciplinary care team responsible for the delivery of
patient care through using the nursing process of assessment,
diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The RN
possesses the basic knowledge of a patient's age and cultural
diversity into the provision of patient care, demonstrates strong
skills related to effective time management and prioritizing
patient care, contributes to the provision of quality nursing care
through performance improvement initiatives, collaborates with
other professional disciplines, and supports the mission of the
ministry to provide physical and psychological support to patients
Essential Job Functions
In collaboration with members of interdisciplinary teams, the RN
establishes goals and strategies for meeting the discharge or
continuing care needs with the patient. The RN performs and
documents complete patient assessments, initiates and maintains
current nursing care plans for all assigned patients, identifies
patient learning needs to provide individualized and comprehensive
teaching, administers medications in a safe manner consistent with
the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and
procedures, serves as a point of contact for patients' care
coordination throughout the hospital departments, acts as a patient
safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in
the department, and serves as a patient advocate in collaboration
with spiritual care, palliative care, and ethics.
Assigns patient care according to the nursing skill, knowledge, and
scope of practice of staff.
Orients, facilitates learning experience, and provides education
(based upon quality improvement indicators, outcomes, and
implementation) to nursing staff and others.
Possesses clinical knowledge, skills, and competency to provide
evidence-based patient care in accordance with the current
standards of practice, policy and procedure, and BSMH mission.
Performs comprehensive assessment of patient's clinical condition
and psychosocial needs of the patient and their supportive
Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes plan
Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery.
Assesses patient's physical and emotional responses to treatment to
evaluate effectiveness of intervention and patient outcomes;
revises plan of care accordingly.
Assists patient and family in coping with patient's illness.
Collaborates with others in the delivery of coordinated patient
Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
Applies cultural diversity and inclusion principles when caring for
patients and their support resources.
Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance and acquires
information to perform safely.
Advances personal and professional growth through participation in
educational programs, current literature, in-services, and
Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and
Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models
effective stewardship of available resources.
Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and
Protects the safety and privacy of all persons.
Understanding and utilization of office and clinical
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
May be required to use physical restraints
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious
May have periods of constant interruptions
Prolonged periods of working alone
Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.):34-66%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)34-66%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)34-66%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)34-66%
Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
Use of Latex Gloves
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to dust/fumes
Exposure to potential electrical shock
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure
Adolescents (13-17 years)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)MercyHealth 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
- An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much more
- Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled
Weekly Hours:36Work Shift:NightsDepartment:Ortho/Neuro Unit - St.
Elizabeth - Neuro Spine 5SAll 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 youd 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
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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