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RN Stepdown Progressive Care Unit

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Paducah
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

RN Stepdown Progressive Care UnitApply NowRequisition R109444 Market Paducah, Kentucky Department Progressive Care Unit (PCU) - Lourdes Shift Nights Schedule Full-timeThank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

  • Mercy HealthAbout UsAs 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.Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care (Step down) [insert hospital name]: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 patients problems and needs
    • Developing and performing patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes
    • Ensuring a safe and therapeutic environmentEssential 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
      • Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department
      • Administer medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and the organizations policies and procedures
      • Other duties as assignedEducation:
        • Bachelor of Science Nursing (preferred, not required)Certifications:
          • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
          • Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association (preferred, not required)Experience:
            • 1 year of RN experience (required)
            • 6 months RN experience in an acute care hospital setting (preferred)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
              • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
              • Paid time off
              • Educational Assistance
              • And much more
                • Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled Weekly Hours:36Work Shift:NightsDepartment:Progressive Care Unit (PCU) - LourdesAll 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 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.comApply Now

Keywords: Mercy Health, Clarksville , RN Stepdown Progressive Care Unit, Healthcare , Paducah, Tennessee

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