New Grad RN, ICU - FT, 6:45pm - 7:15am

2018-R0162525 Requisition #
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Pay Scale: $34.34 - $52.53
Shift: 6:45pm - 7:15am
Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Critical Care Nursing Director, the ICU RN performs duties of considerable difficulty, applying professional nursing theory and principles, and utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care given to patients.  Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing patient care.  Demonstrates clinical, organizational and communication skills in dealing with patients, families and other healthcare workers.
Essential Duties:
  • Observes, collects, & records data related to patient’s biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, and self-care ability, as well as educational & discharge planning needs.
  • Analyzes assessment data to formulate a nursing diagnosis & to provide the basis for planning timely and effective nursing interviews.
  • Implements an age appropriate plan of care in conjunction with the physician, patient, patient’s family, significant other, and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Documents & utilizes patient data to measure progress toward attainment of patient outcomes and patient goals.
  • Documents the care given in a complete and timely manner.
  • Provides specialized nursing care to patients in Critical Care.
  • Effectively manages & utilizes sophisticated equipment associated with critical care.
  • May float after orientation to other departments such as Medical, Surgical, , PCU, etc.
  • Identifies the learning needs of the patient and significant others, and initiates measures to meet those needs within the patient’s assessed learning abilities.
  • Incorporates the patient’s individual social, emotional, and cultural needs into the planning and teaching process.
  • Involves patient & significant other in education and decision making process related to patient’s care.
  • Completes documentation related to teaching intervention, progress, and outcomes.
  • Administers medication according to hospital policies/procedures to ensure patient safety.
  • Provides for and follows precautions to ensure patient safety related to fall prevention.
  • Ensures that equipment is available, in proper place, and maintained in working condition.
  • Utilizes safety equipment in accordance with hospital policies to ensure for own and co-worker safety needs.
  • Provides direction to other team members of the nursing team to ensure that patient care needs are met in a safe and knowledgeable manner.
  • Ensures that the delivery of patient care reflects efficient and effective utilization of resources (multidisciplinary).
  • Creates an environment that fosters professional behavior to meet the needs of patients, staff, and the organization.
  • Shares knowledge in the educational process with co-workers and new staff members.
  • Attends educational programs, inservices, and continuing education to promote self-development and the advancement of clinical knowledge and skills.
  • Attend department meetings – 60% compliance.
  • Accountable to identify and seek out learning experiences relevant to normal job functions.
  • Maintains competence required in assigned practice area.
  • Demonstrates ability in the core handling of patients in all age groups related to practice area includes special consideration and their specific need.
  • Actively participates in achievement of facility, department, personal, and professional objectives.  Participates in Performance Improvement activities to improve care, processes, and customer service excellence.
  • Able to organize and prioritize patient care duties as assigned demonstrating independent function and self-direction.
  • Accountable for staying current on department, hospital, and committee communications.
  • Current RN license issued by the State of Oregon. 
  • Must have current BLS on hire, ACLS within 3 months of hire.   
  • Two years of current critical care experience preferred.  
  • Applies nursing theory, principles and process to critical care nursing practice. 
  • Demonstrates sound clinical decision making, plans care and takes action that guides the patient toward the best possible outcome. 
  • Demonstrates collaboration and effective communication skills to preserve the integrity and dignity of patients, families, individuals and the team. 
  • Demonstrates self-direction, motivation, clinical inquiry and initiative in obtaining and maintaining required learning; best patient care practices and following all policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols of Mercy Medical Center. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to positively manage ambiguity and change within the organization and department.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • BSN preferred.
  • CCRN/PCCN preferred.

About Us

Caring for our community for over 100 Years!

Mercy started with a $12,000 gift from the Roseburg community. That’s the sum the Sisters of Mercy raised to construct Roseburg’s first hospital.

The 25-bed Mercy Hospital was dedicated on Feb. 22, 1909, just four months after construction began. It was built on the banks of the South Umpqua River where the Douglas County Health Department currently stands.

Mercy has grown into a sophisticated 174-bed medical center with advanced technology and a continuum of services to ensure Douglas County residents have access to state-of-the-art healthcare without having to leave town.

Today more than 1,000 talented and dedicated employees and 200 compassionate and giving volunteers work throughout Mercy. It is their commitment that has helped Mercy become one of the country's most highly rated hospitals for quality.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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