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."
Mercy Women & Children's is a comprehensive service line that includes 12 Labor & Delivery Suites, 2 Obstetric Operating Suites, 6 High Risk Perinatal Suites, 14 Mother/Baby Couplet Care Suites, a Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with 19 private suites and special suites for multiples and a 20-bed Pediatric/GYN/Surgical unit. All nurses working in W&C Services are cross-trained to at least 2 clinical care departments and float within the unit. W&C Departments are considered closed units, so floating to departments outside of W&C is not required. All nurses are required to take call shifts.
Labor & Birth provide care for women ranging from low-risk/low-intervention deliveries to high risk antenatal care and delivery. The L&B/High Risk units are staffed around the clock, 24/7 with in-house Board-Certified OB Hospitalists, OB Anesthesia and highly skilled nursing and surgical staff with full coverage Maternal Fetal Medicine availability. Typical nurse patient ratios are 1:2 in these units with high risk ratios of 1:1 based on acuity. Nurses and technicians are required to have NRP certification. Labor RNs must have Intermediate Fetal Heart Rate training and STABLE. National Certification in Obstetric Care (RNC- OB) is encouraged and preferred. A high percentage of L&B RNs working in the Mercy L&B/High Risk units are nationally certified in their specialty.
We Offer Great Benefits:
Education: Graduated from an accredited school of nursing (Associates Degree, Diploma, or BSN).
- Licensure: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Arkansas.
Certifications: Fetal monitoring basic-advanced: Labor nurses only PALS-pediatric nurses only NRP- All women's and children's nurses CPR-All women's and Children's nurses and OBT's
Other: Ability to effectively communicate in English.
Preferred Experience: WC experience preferred; or 1 year experience in Med-Surg Nursing.
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 32 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.