McLaren Health Care Reg Nurse in Lapeer, Michigan
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:
Provides professional nursing care directly to patients
Administers medication to patients as directed
Initiates and monitors IV’s and IV medication
Assesses patient condition using vital signs, test results, monitor readings, etc.
Interacts with physicians and charge nurse regarding patient condition
Prepares patient and equipment for medical procedures as required
Interacts with patient families regarding patient condition
Provide emotional support and reassurance to patients and patient families
Performs patient teaching duties including discharge planning, medication reconciliation, etc.
Consults reference materials as needed
Initiates, develops, and maintains nursing plan of care
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 If the test is positive the offer will be rescinded.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.
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
Previous work experience within the specific unit specialty
Specialty certification within the specific unit
Primary Location: Michigan-Lapeer-Lapeer Reg Med Center
Employee Status Regular
Shift Night Job
Job Type Standard
Req ID: 20007703