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.
Works with an interdisciplinary team to meet the needs of the patients and their families, providing quality end of life care. Follows physician orders and the policies and procedures of Mercy Hospice Fort Smith. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values and Mercy Service Standards.
This is a Full Time, Night position.
Hours: On- Call, 7 on 7 off, 4:40pm-8:00am
Education: Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
Licensure: Current licensure by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.
Experience: Minimum 5 years nursing experience.
Certifications: Current Basic Life Support CPR certification through the American Heart Assocaition.
Other: Working telephone line, cell phone, or beeper.Valid drivers license in Arkansas. Good driving record, Reliable transportation, Automobile liability insurance in amount required by law in the state in which the automobile is registered. Must be able to lift and/or move more than fifty pounds. Frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. Physical demands are attached plus push, pull, and grip up to 50lbs., kneel and crouch minimally.
Preferred Experience: 2 years of home care/hospice clinical experience is preferred
Preferred Other: Has understanding of the physical, psychological and spiritual concerns of terminally ill patients and their families. Good verbal and written communication skills. Good organizational skills. Good assessment skills with ability to make sound judgements. Ability to work with an interdisciplinary team.
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!
Were 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. Were 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. Were also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care thats 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.