Registered Nurse RN, Medical Surgical
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Overview: Provides compassionate, culturally sensitive, holistic
nursing care to patients in a clinical setting, supporting the
Mercyhealth nursing mission, practice values and strategic plan.
May include variable shifts, weekends, holiday and/or on-call
hours. Performs other duties as assigned including floating to
various units based on identified needs and clinical competency.
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Utilizes the nursing process and critical thinking in collaboration
with interdisciplinary team members in caring for patients.
Performs assessments, planning, intervention and evaluation of
Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance
with approved nursing techniques, policies and procedures,
standards of care, and state laws/practice act as required by care
Ensures all documentation is accurate and comprehensive in
accordance with the established standards of care for documentation
at the system and entity levels.
Develops initiates and executes a patient plan of care according to
the patientâ------s individualized needs, as prescribed by the
physician and/or hospital policy. Utilizes resources available to
teach and support patient and family education. Provides education
to the appropriate level of understanding.
Participates in department or unit performance improvement
activities, which may include shared governance.
Utilizes clinical expertise & guidance to other units/departments
in support of the patientâ------s longitudinal plan of care. Acts
to resolve systems breakdowns and engages self and others in
Utilizes critical thinking in regards to patient safety and patient
experience, manages complex situations and delegates to other staff
appropriately. Escalates to the appropriate chain of command as
Positively influences the professional and organizational
environments and shared governance.
Engages in personal development and supports system-entity
opportunities for continuous learning and growth including
developing or revising evidence based practice guidelines.
Supports and participates in peer review and peer feedback
Participates in the professional nursing continuum
Clinic and Ambulatory RNâ------s will maintain timely flow of
patients, in addition to responding to telephone calls and performs
telephone triage of patients.
Education and Experience:
Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
SN or upon hire BSN completion agreement for enrollment in an
accredited BSN Completion Program
Current IL RN licensure by the IL Dept of Professional Regulation
Current CPR certification
Special Physicial Demands: The Special Physical Demands are
considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently
required to stand, walk, talk, hear, and use hands to handle,
finger, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit,
climb, balance, steep, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste, and smell. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. and
frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities
include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Culture
of Excellence Behavior Expectations:
Keywords: Mercyhealth, Rockford , Registered Nurse RN, Medical Surgical, Healthcare , Rockford, Illinois
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