Merit Health Central
Location JACKSON, MS (Merit Health Central)
Department Labor and Delivery
Merit Health Central is a 319-bed health care facility offering a wide range of services provided in a safe, caring, environment. Core services include diagnostic and cardiac services, obstetrics and women’s health, cancer care, emergency department with FastTrack, inpatient and adult behavioral health services. Merit Health Central is home to Mississippi’s first non-invasive stereotactic radiosurgery and is one of the first hospitals in the nation to add a PET/CT.Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse Prefer Bachelors degree in Nursing. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.