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McLaren Health Care Reg Nurse in Lapeer, Michigan

Description

Position Summary:

Assures the quality nursing care is rendered to all patients in accordance with the Michigan Nurse Practice Act, McLaren Lapeer Region, 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 patient rights. Begins leadership and preceptor participation when performance demonstrates ability.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides professional nursing care directly to patients

  2. Administers medication to patients as directed

  3. Initiates and monitors IV’s and IV medication

  4. Assesses patient condition using vital signs, test results, monitor readings, etc.

  5. Interacts with physicians and charge nurse regarding patient condition

  6. Prepares patient and equipment for medical procedures as required

  7. Interacts with patient families regarding patient condition

  8. Provide emotional support and reassurance to patients and patient families

  9. Performs patient teaching duties including discharge planning, medication reconciliation, etc.

  10. Consults reference materials as needed

  11. Initiates, develops, and maintains nursing plan of care

  12. Performs other department related duties as assigned

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

To provide a safe, healthy environment for our patients, employees and visitors, as of February 1, 2013 McLaren no longer hires individuals who use nicotine and will conduct nicotine testing during the pre-employment process. If the test is positive the offer will be rescinded. Individuals who test positive may re-apply for employment after six months.

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

  • TNCC within 1 year of hire

  • ACLS within the first 6 months of hire

Preferred:

  • Previous work experience within the specific unit specialty

  • Specialty certification within the specific unit

Job: Nurse

Primary Location: Michigan-Lapeer-Lapeer Reg Med Center

Employee Status Regular

Shift Night Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 20007703

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