We’re a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe incareers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
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. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
The Nursing Assistant functions as a member of the patient care team, under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), and proficiently and consistently performs all aspects of the Nursing Assistant role. Responsible for supporting the RN with clinical tasks, including but not limited to blood glucose monitoring, completing EKGs, using aseptic technique and responding to medical emergency situations utilizing American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) skills. In addition, the Nursing Assistant is responsible for responding to the needs of patients and family members and taking an active role in the efficient operation of the unit. The Nursing Assistance will perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
We’re all unique pieces of a puzzle at Mercy, connected together to create a beautiful picture of health. And being the perfect fit for your role requires a specific set of qualifications that you’ll bring with you:
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalency, plus successful completion of an approved nursing assistant training program.
Certification: Current OK Long Term Care (LTC) Certification and American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) is required.
Experience: At least 6 months of related work experience required.
Ability to effectively speak, read and write using the English language. Ability to pass clinical competency, basic math and reading testing. Ability to perform basic math calculations and measurements, in order to measure height and weight, intake and output and calorie counts.
Ability to accurately interpret and utilize basic medical terminology and abbreviations. Ability to enter and retrieve computerized information. Physical ability to push, transfer, and pull heavy loads throughout assigned shift. Physical ability to meet core job requirements in accordance with practice setting demands, for the patient populations regularly served.
Effective interpersonal skills to interact appropriately with nursing staff, patients, families/visitors, physicians, and other hospital staff. Organizational skills to set priorities and efficiently complete assigned work. Ability to manage stress related to patient care issues, changing hospital climate and personnel issues.
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. 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, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. 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.
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