McLaren Health Care Reg Nurse in Lapeer, Michigan
Assures that 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 Functionsand 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
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Must possess valid State of Michigan Nursing License
BLS certified within 3 months of hire
ACLS certification within 6 months of hire
Knowledge of age specific needs of the adult and geriatric patient being served
Minimum 1 year previous experience as a Medical/Surgical or critical care RN or LPN, OR other Medical Center related experience (Student Nurse Tech, Nurse Aide, Unit Clerk, etc.)
Possesses excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate and present self to patient, visitors other staff and physicians verbally and in writing in courteous, confident and professional manner
Previous clinical experience in Critical Care Unit (ICU, CCU, ER, OR)
Primary Location: Michigan-Lapeer-Lapeer Reg Med Center
Employee Status Regular
Shift Night Job
Job Type Standard
Req ID: 20010314