Henry Ford Health System Registered Nurse - 4 TOWER: Surgical Intensive Care Unit - Full Time - Nights - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI in Jackson, Michigan
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care to the patient by systematically applying specialized knowledge and skill as derived from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences, to the care, treatment, counsel and education of patients with full implementation of the five phases of the nursing process and professional standards of care. The RN is responsible for the direction and supervision of the patient care team including direct involvement in the performance management processes of hiring, discharging, and performance evaluation. The patient care team is typically made up of Certified Nurse Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses and Clinical Techs, Technical Care Associates, but may involve other caregivers as needed. The RN will direct the patient care team, assigning and reassigning staff as appropriate to meet patient care needs. The RN will assess the needs of each patient for whom he or she is responsible, as well as the individual skills and abilities of the available staff, and, by the application of critical thinking and independent judgment, will determine team assignments to achieve desired outcomes.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)Enrollment in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program within 3 years of hireCompletion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) within 5 years of hireEffective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skillsAbility to problem-solveCritical thinking skills and judgment necessary to assign and direct others in the delivery of patient careKnowledge about the care of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patientsExceptional customer service skillsBasic computer knowledge
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:Current Michigan Nursing licenseCurrent BLS or obtained during Patient Care Orientation
4 TOWER:PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN)Experience with cardiac & neuro monitoring, titrating vasoactive drips, and post-surgical careProfessional Certifications to support a culture of nursing excellenceParticipation in Professional Advancement Ladder (PAL)Overview Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.