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Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical Surgical

Mercy Health

Mercy Health

Defiance, Ohio, US.



Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Published on 2022-03-22 08:07

Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical Surgical

Apply Now Requisition R107999 Market Defiance, Ohio Department Med/Surg Unit - Defiance, LLC Shift Afternoons/Nights Schedule Full-time

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Mercy Health Defiance Hospital

Full Time


36 hours


rotating weekends/holidays

**Sign On Bonus**

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  • Higher Pay Scales and Sign-On Incentives

  • Accredited Residency Programs & Specialty Fellowships

  • Flexible Schedule to live the life you deserve

  • Increased Float Pool Differentials

  • Preceptor Pay

  • Rewarding Higher Differentials with working on the weekend

Summary of Primary Function
Delivers patient care utilizing the nursing process through data collection and assessment, identifies and determines the priority of patients problems/needs, and evaluates the process and outcome of nursing care; coordinates, provides and directs patient teaching activities and coordinates the care provided by health team members.

Essential Job Functions
In collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team, conducts initial and ongoing patient assessment, analyzes assessment data, creates a plan of care, implements treatment and evaluates treatment effectiveness; administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures; serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout hospital departments.Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department.Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery

Knowledge of contemporary nursing practice and future innovations
Nursing judgment and skill based on principles of the biological, physical, behavioral, and social sciences
Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery
Coordination of patient care delivery
Evaluation of professional nursing practice to optimize goals and outcomes
Health teaching and health promotion
Patient advocacy and partnership
Interprofessional collaboration and leadership
Understanding and utilization of office and clinical technologies
Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existence
Integration of quality improvement, evidence based practices and research in practice
Accountability for professional actions
Effective stewardship of available resources
Conflict management and resilience
Authority for delegating activities to others, while remaining responsible and accountable for outcomes

BLS Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (preferred)
Valid nursing license from the state of practice (required)

Associate of Nursing, nursing (required)
Diploma in Nursing (required)
Bachelors of Science, nursing (preferred)

Physical Requirements:

oPerforms repetitive tasks/motions

oHears alarm bells, telephone, and other sounds

oHears normal conversation

oHave good manual dexterity

oHave good eye-hand-foot coordination

oHave clarity of vision: near (

oHave clarity of vision: mid (>20-20)

oHave clarity of vision: far (>20)

oDistinguish colors

Mental Requirements:

oReads and interprets written/oral instructions

oSets and meets deadlines, prioritizes work and works independently

oIdentifies and understands issues and problems

oExamines data and draws logical conclusions demonstrating the ability to apply high levels of critical thinking and understanding

oExpresses or exchanges ideas by means of oral or written communications

oMakes decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit

oOrganize thoughts and ideas into understand terminology

oMust be flexible and able to adapt to change


MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.

Well also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

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Med/Surg Unit - Defiance, LLC

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