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McLaren Health Care Reg Nurse in Lapeer, Michigan

Description

Position Summary:

Ensures that quality nursing care is rendered to all patients in accordance with the Michigan Department of Public Health, the medical center and nursing department standards. Utilizing the nursing process, functions primarily in direct patient care. Participates in maintaining a safe patient care environment. Maintains patient privacy, dignity, confidentiality and respects patients rights. Begins leadership and preceptor participation when performance demonstrates ability.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides professional direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical telemetry setting

  2. Administers medications to patients

  3. Initiates and monitors IVs and medications

  4. Provides an accurate and complete nursing record

  5. Assesses patient condition using vital signs, test results, cardiac monitoring, etc.

  6. Initiates, develops and maintains patient care in electronic record

  7. Communicates with physician, charge nurses, co-workers as appropriate about changes in patients clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology

  8. Collaborates with ancillary departments regarding test results, medications, and other patient/unit needs

  9. Able to respond quickly and appropriately to changes in patient’s condition or response to treatment

  10. Provides emotional support and reassurance to patient and patient families

  11. Initiates, reviews and updates patient acuity records

  12. Performs other department related duties as assigned

  13. Educates the patient with all necessary health information

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

We are committed to encouraging and sustaining a work environment free of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, color, age, religion, sex/pregnancy (including pregnancy/childbirth or pregnancy/childbirth-related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status prohibited by applicable laws. We also make good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Must possess valid State of Michigan Nursing License

  • BLS certified within 3 months of hire

  • ACLS certified within 6 months of hire

  • Completed and is certified (up-to-date) in Basic Arrhythmia

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in acute care center

  • Telemetry experience

  • BSN in Nursing

Job: Nurse

Primary Location: Michigan-Lapeer-Lapeer Reg Med Center

Employee Status Regular

Shift Night Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 20007706

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