RN - Med Surg Stepdown, Full Time Nights 6/5/2020
Saint Louis, MO
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY We're a Little Different
For more than 140 years, we've carried out Christ's healing ministry as St. Anthony's Medical Center, delivering compassionate care to area residents. Today, as Mercy Hospital South, we continue that legacy. Mercy Hospital South is the third-largest medical center in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Our team offers advanced medical treatment in several specialties, including acute rehabilitation, cardiology, maternity services, oncology/cancer care, orthopedics, neurology/stroke, surgery and emergency medicine.
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. We have opportunities for nurses who are inspired to pioneer new models of care and want to transform the healthcare experience. Work with advanced technology and innovative procedures. Be state of the art, and never stop exploring. We're expanding to help our communities grow, offering an exceptional opportunity to join our team.
What we do
-Adult patients age 18 and older
-Varying diagnoses: COPD, Respiratory Failure, Alcohol Withdrawal, End of Life Care
-We care for patients through all walks of life. Our goal is to provide compassionate care and exceptional service for all patients.
-Coordinate and prioritize care with multi-disciplinary services
-Educates patients and their families on how to manage patient's illness physically and emotionally.
-Are part of a culture of continuous learning and growth
-Are provided an opportunity for professional development through our clinical ladder program
-Are empowered to have a voice in their practice through our Unit Based Council
-The MSD is a 21 bed unit.
-We have a 3:1 patient to nurse ratio.
-Advanced education provided including ACLS and Stepdown Fellowship
What we have to offer
* 12-hr shifts with every third weekend rotation
* Fellowship opportunities
* Benefits effective day 1 for eligible coworkers (48+ hours/period)
* Evening/Night/Weekend Incentive Pay
* RN to BSN Bridge Program for nurses desiring to pursue a BSN
* BSN Incentive for nurses who have completed a BSN program
* RN Loan Forgiveness Program **
**RN Loan Forgiveness Program to aide in paying off your student loan debt. Up to $5,000 per year over a period of 4 ½ years ($20,000 cap). Must graduate within prior 12-months of employment with Mercy as a registered nurse to qualify.
* We require a nursing degree from an accredited school.
* You'll also need a current RN license in our state.
* Basic life support training should be completed in 90 days with advanced training required at certain intervals.
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Getting respect doesn't come easy in healthcare. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care-that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.