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Mercyhealth RN ICU, Riverside, Nights, 72hrs/2weeks in ROCKFORD, Illinois

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

ICU/ Adult Critical Care RN's provide direct patient care for critical patients within the JBH campuses. They ensure quality and safe care is provided to this high risk population

  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilizes the nursing process and collaborates with interdisciplinary team members in caring for patients.

  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques, policies and procedures, standards of care, and State laws/practice act.

  • Documents according to standards of care.

  • Develops initiates and executes a patient plan of care according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction.

  • Participates in department or unit performance improvement activities, may include shared governance.

  • Utilizes clinical expertise & guidance to other units/departments in support of the patient’s longitudinal plan of care.

  • Utilizes critical thinking in regards to patient safety and patient experience and appropriately escalates to the appropriate chain of command. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

  • BSN or upon hire BSN completion agreement for enrollment in an accredited BSN Completion Program CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

  • Current IL RN licensure by the IL Dept of Professional Regulation (IDPR)

  • Current CPR certification; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within six months of hire. SPECIAL PHYSICAL 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 tostand; 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 depthperception

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