We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals – careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its “Top 100 Places to Work.”
The Charge Nurse is responsible for professional nursing care for patients and their families by direction, leadership and example. Leads and directs Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, Unit Secretaries, Nurse Externs and other assigned staff. Responsible for operation of the Med/Surg Unit on a shift by shift basis ensuring that all regulatory requirements and standards are being fulfilled. Participates in the education and development of Med/Surg personnel and performance evaluation input as well as other administration duties as designated by the Clinical Nurse Manager of the unit. Must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities, be dedicated to the provision of quality patient care and use sound judgement in decision making.
- Education: Associates or bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college
Licensure: Registered Nurse in Arkansas
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS)
Other: Good computer knowledge. Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community. Advanced clinical skills, including such things as problem solving skills, patient assessment, equipment usage, etc. Ability to exemplify Mercy Service Standards as they lead and direct patient care.
Preferred Experience: At least 2 years of Med/Surg experience
Preferred Certifications: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
We Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.
What Makes You 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 unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, 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.
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