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RN Residency - Intermediate Progressive Care

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

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$10,000 Sign on Bonus for RN with 1+ years of experience or $15,000 for 2 year commitment for Night Shift

$5,000 Sign on Bonus for New Grads or $7,500 for 2 year commitment for Night Shift

Higher Pay Scales and Sign-On Incentives

Flexible Schedule to live the life you deserve

Referral Bonus programs

Paid Time Off

Excellent Health Benefits (Anthem)

Unlimited Tuition Reimbursement through Guild Education (only an 18 month commitment)

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
The New-to-Practice Stepdown Registered Nurse (RN) provides, coordinates, plans, and evaluates nursing care within established nursing procedures, professional standards, and organizational policies/philosophies under the guidance of a competent experienced RN. The New-to-Practice RN demonstrates the ability to care for a group of patients in a fast-paced, high-intensity setting as part of an interprofessional team focused on achieving the best individual patient and population outcomes. The New-to-Practice RN is responsible for demonstrating core cultural and safety behaviors to eliminate preventable harm, ensure worker safety and a safe, high quality experience of care.

Essential Job Functions
--- In collaboration with an experienced Stepdown RN and other members of interdisciplinary teams, safely demonstrates basic knowledge of contemporary nursing practice.
--- Applies nursing process with patients in a variety of illness or injury in all ages and populations.
--- 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 Practice and Bon Secours 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 and collaborates with spiritual care, palliative, and ethics when needed
--- Serves as a point person for care coordination for family members or caregivers.
--- Clinically manages patients with multi-system organ failure and/or multisystem trauma.
--- Using the AACN Synergy Model, restores, supports, promotes, rehabilitates, or palliates to maintain the physiologic, psychologic and psychosocial stability of patients across the lifespan.
--- Synthesizes and prioritizes information in order to take immediate and decisive evidence-based, patient focused action using clinical judgement and clinical inquiry.
--- Anticipates and responds with confidence and adapts to rapidly changing patient conditions.
--- Responds to the unique needs of the patients and families coping with unanticipated illness or injury and treatment and advocate for their choices in quality of life.
--- BSMH nurses are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH Nursing Professional Practice Model.

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Licensing/Certification
Current RN license in state they are working or covered by compact or RN applicant (required)
BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support (preferred)

Education
Bachelor of Science Nursing (preferred)

Work Experience
Previous experience as an LPN or Patient Care Tech/CNA (preferred)

Training
EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)
Completion of RN Residency Program within 18 months of hire (required)

Skills
--- 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 resources.
--- Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes plan of care.
--- 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 care.
--- 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 workshops.
--- Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and delegated actions.
--- Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models effective stewardship of available resources.
--- Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and difficult circumstances.
--- Protects the safety and privacy of all persons.
--- Understanding and utilization of office and clinical technologies.
--- Ability to communicate with patients in a manner they can understand considering their personal preferences.
--- Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existence.
--- Remains calm, adaptive, and collective during an emergency.
--- Manages care of patients with chest tubes.
--- Assesses patients through hemodynamic monitoring.
--- Inserts and monitors transvenous pacing/temporary pacing.
--- Administers means for conscious sedation.
--- Knowledge of advanced respiratory modalities.

Working Conditions
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 materials
May have periods of constant interruptions
Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Physical Requirements
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%
Stoop/Kneel 1-33%
Crawling 1-33%
Climbing 1-33%
Balance 1-33%
Bending 34-66%
Sitting 34-66%
Walking 34-66%
Standing 34-66%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Finger Dexterity
Color Vision
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
Depth perception
Use of latex products
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

Patient Population
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Mercy Health

Intro paragraph

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

New Grad Registered Nurse (RN) - Progressive Care (Step down) - St Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital:

Job Summary:

The New Grad 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
Conducts initial and ongoing patient assessment, analyzes assessment data, creates a plan of care, implements treatment, and evaluates treatment effectiveness
Serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout hospital departments . click apply for full job details

Keywords: Mercy Health, Youngstown , RN Residency - Intermediate Progressive Care, Other , Youngstown, Ohio

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