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 Level 3 NICU is located on the West wing of the 5th floor adjacent to the Mother/Baby unit. Each NICU suite is private and parents are able to stay in the room with their newborn. There are 2 suites capable of bedding multiples (twins/triplets). The NICU is staffed around the clock, 24/7 with Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NNP) and highly skilled RNs and a dedicated NICU Respiratory Therapist (RN). Multidisciplinary rounds occur daily which include the parents (if available), Neonatologist, NNP, RT, ST, PT, Pharmacist, patients primary nurse and Charge nurse. We provide care for neonates from 26 weeks and up and have the ability to provide full body cooling, Brain-Z monitoring, high frequency ventilators/oscillators and iNO therapy. Typical nurse patient ratios range from 1:1 to 1:3 based on acuity. Nurses are required to have NRP certification. National Certification in Neonatal Care (RN-NIC) is encouraged and preferred. A high percentage of NICU RNs working in the Mercy NICU are nationally certified in their specialty.
- Experience: Must have RN NICU experience-(4) years of experience in clinical specialty or related area (preferred).
- Required Education: Nursing Degree from an accredited school
- Preferred Education: BSN
- License: current RN license in our state
- Certifications: BLS, NRP (Basic Fetal Monitoring is required for any RN working in L&D within 90 days of hire)
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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