Date Posted: 
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Opportunity Type: 
Coldwater, Ohio

Position:                Registered Nurse Float

Shift:                      Mixture of 8 hour and 12 hour shifts; may transition into all 12 hour shifts

Days per Pay:        Full Time; 64-72 hours per pay period

Weekends:           Yes- every third weekend

Holidays:                Yes- Rotation


This position floats between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift. This position reports to the Director of Inpatient Services.



  • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing/College of Nursing
  • Current Ohio RN licensure
  • CPR/BLS certification, required within 90 days of hire
  • ACLS certification, required within one year of hire
  • Basic telemetry course required within six months if not already completed
  • Pediatric or ICU training within the first year of hire



  • Responsible for delivery of patient care through the use of the nursing process, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Primary focus is care of Telemetry, Medical/Surgical, Pediatric, and ICU patients as applicable.
  • Demonstrates basic clinical skills in the assessment and delivery of care for patients of all ages.
  • Demonstrates excellence in multisystem assessments, clinical performance, and critical thinking.
  • Works closely with patients and families, often one-on-one with teaching.
  • Knowledge to assist with invasive procedures.
  • Use of monitoring equipment and the analyzation and interpretation of data.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills with the ability to implement ACLS protocols and functions independently in critical and emergency situations.
  • Assists with committees, task forces, special projects, and monitors per direction of management.


Skill and Ability:

  • Individual is self motivated with strong organizational skills, a positive attitude, and functions as a team player.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a fast pace environment and to prioritize care in handling various patient loads.
  • Computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Effective communication skills in dealing with physicians, co-workers, patients and families.
  • Ability to think critically in the care of telemetry and medical-surgical patients including interpretation, analysis, and evaluation.
  • Occasionally, lifts and carries weights up to 50 pounds.
Expire Date: 
Full Time - All Shifts

Contact us at
Fax: 419.678.5674
Mail: attn: Human Resources
Mercer Health
800 West Main St.
Coldwater, OH 45828