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Registered Nurse RN, Gastroenterology

Company: Mercyhealth
Location: Rockford
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: New Grads are Welcome to Apply! :) 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. Mercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work and continually evaluates new programs and benefits. We have been recognized locally, regionally and nationally for helping our workers achieve a work/life balance through benefit offerings and innovative programs. Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon: Employee engagement, empowerment and growth
Teamwork toward our common goal - providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better
An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization An Endoscopy Registered Nurse is primarily in charge of assisting physicians when performing endoscopic procedures. As a nurse, it is also essential to help patients by responding to their inquiries and concerns, monitoring vital signs and behavior, administering medication, and observing any side effects from the sedatives or anesthetics.This position will have call one day per work week and one weekend a month. Ask us about your sign-on bonus eligiblility! Responsibilities:
Utilizes the nursing process and critical thinking in collaboration with interdisciplinary team members in caring for patients.
Performs assessments, planning, intervention and evaluation of care
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 setting.
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 providing solutions
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 needed.
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 opportunities.
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.
BSN 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 (IDPR)
Current CPR certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 1 year of hire
Special Physicial Demands: The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception Culture of Excellence Behavior Expectations:

Keywords: Mercyhealth, Rockford , Registered Nurse RN, Gastroenterology, Healthcare , Rockford, Illinois

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