Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: June 24, 2022
SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE
$20,000 Sign On Bonus for full-time RNs
with at least 1 year of experience
We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through
our compassionate care and exceptional service.
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. Join us and discover why
Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to
The Registered Nurse is responsible for using the Nursing Process
to meet the needs of patients according to the professional
standards of nursing care. The RN assures that the philosophy,
mission, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the Nursing
Department and Mercy Health Systems are followed. The Registered
Nurse is responsible for the quality of care of a caseload of
patients; delegates appropriately and directs staff in the delivery
of care; assumes responsibility for the appropriate utilization of
resources; collaborates with medical staff and others in the
provision of care; demonstrates positive interpersonal
relationships with others in communication and problem resolution;
is sensitive to the needs of patients, families and fellow
co-workers; plans and provides professional nursing care for
patients in accordance with age specific needs; plan and provides
professional nursing care for patients in accordance with any
identified cultural diversity needs (such as religions, lifestyles,
beliefs, physical capabilities, and cultures); plans and provides
professional nursing care for patients by assuring appropriate and
effective pain management; assess, report, and assist any patients
that present with evidence of abuse and/or neglect; and supports
the mission of Mercy. Co-workers are expected to abide by Mercy
Fort Smith's safety and infection control policies to maintain a
safe environment for patients and co-workers. Supervises. LPNs,
CNAs, Orderlies. NOTE: Competent to provide nursing services to the
age of the specific population of assigned areas. See Age
Appropriate Care for Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and
Geriatric Patients policy. Current CPR Certification is a required
element to maintain the job position.
- Education: Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
- Licensure: Current licensure by the Arkansas State Board of
- Experience: Entry level.
- Certifications: CPR
- Other: To ensure patient safety it is mandatory that all
licensed co-workers who provide direct patient care pass a
medication and math competency test before assuming medication
administration responsibilities. This exam will cover knowledge of
the actions and side effects of commonly used drugs along with math
regarding correct dosages and IV problems. The passing grade on
this exam is 90% and it may be repeated one time. Failure to pass
the retake may result in termination of employment.
We Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO,
tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are
just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers,
including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of
your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to
pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience
through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're
expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a
positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step
with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid
to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part
of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we
encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The
ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe
manner is an essential function of this job.
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