Mercy Medical Center Behavioral Health RN-Emergency Dept. in Springfield, Massachusetts
Description: Trinity Health Of New England is looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to join our team of mission-driven healthcare innovators at Mercy Medical Center. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. This person is responsible for assisting physicians while providing exceptional treatment to patients with a variety of medical conditions. The ideal candidate will display a drive to provide patient-centered experiences through scholarly scientific inquiry, compassion for the human spirit and mind, advocacy and education for the patient and families, and collaboration with all those who touch our patients. This critical role assists in creating and managing nursing care plans, and will participate in the evaluation of current and future medical needs of the patient. Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health Of New England: Patient-Centric environment Great Benefits Career growth and advancement potential Diverse and Inclusive Culture Work Hours/Shift: This is for our Behavioral Health Pod Full-Time 7am - 7pm 36 hours per week 12-hour Day shift Every other weekend and every other holiday. You Will Be Responsible For: Exceptional Patient Care: Utilizes the nursing process and collaborates with the other health care disciplines to deliver holistic patient care to patients of all ages. Excellent Analyst: Collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient?s health or the situation. Analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or issues. Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or the situation. Continued Professional Growth: Attains knowledge and competency that reflects current nursing practice. Evaluates one?s own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and regulations. Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of students, peers and colleagues. Demonstrates Clinical Competency: Adheres to established standards of practice and regulations while performing treatments and procedures. Requirements: Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Licensure: Current Licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in Massachusetts. Certification: CPR certification required. Basic computer skills required. Effective communication, organizational and critical thinking skills. ACLS required upon hire or six months after employment (critical care, IMC, ER, Special Procedures, PACU and O/P Med Surg). Emergency Department: One (1) year of Critical Care experience preferred, one (1) year of Psych experience required. CPI, ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire. Specialty certification preferred. Preferred Skills: Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree preferred. Experience: Medical/Surgical experience preferred in all areas. Critical Care: Previous critical care experience preferred.