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Beaumont Health Clinical Nurse in Royal Oak, Michigan

*GENERAL SUMMARY: *

The clinical nurse, under the ANA scope of practice utilizes the framework of the nursing process to provide professional nursing care by incorporating patient-family centered care principles. The Clinical Nurse provides quality patient care under the direction of the Nurse Leader according to Beaumont policies and procedures.

NOTE: this is a split role between cardiac rehab at the health center and stress testing at the main hospital in Royal Oak. Weekend coverage for stress testing along with 1-2 shifts within Cardiac Rehab weekly

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Supervision of various departmental service lines, including cardiovascular stress testing (including medication administration for pharmacologic testing), cardiac rehabilitation, and EECP. Patient interactions will include providing education, exercise prescriptions, and risk factor modification instruction.

  2. Provide clinical assessment and emergency medical care for any patient attending any departmental or Beaumont Health Center service, including physician follow up, acting as liaison between patient/family/multidisciplinary team members, PSQI submissions, and patient discharge.

  3. Oversight of facility medication storage, emergency crash cart, and staff emergency reviews.

  4. Start IVs for the echo lab department as needed.

  5. Consistently demonstrates Beaumont customer service standards

  6. Participation in special patient events, research projects, strategic planning initiatives, conferences, departmental work groups, and process improvement initiatives.

  7. Regular interaction with and educational instruction to student interns

  8. Applies the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and discharge needs of patient/family/significant other.

  9. Applies the Core Concepts of Patient- and Family-Centered Care (PFCC) in practice and uses this knowledge to personalize care for each patient/family.

  10. Recognizes the impact of nursing care and patient/family partnerships on patient outcomes.

  11. Partners with and utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning plan of care.

  12. Provides quality care that meets or exceeds the expectations of value (core measures, quality matrix, patient experience, fiscally responsible).

  13. Provides assistance to individuals in a manner that takes into account their special needs, age-related and cultural-related needs.

  14. Recognizes the roles of the interdisciplinary team, patient and family care partners and utilizes them appropriately as resources in planning patient care.

  15. Delegates appropriate tasks.

  16. Demonstrates knowledge of and competently performs technical procedures and uses equipment properly.

  17. Documents in the patient record in a timely, accurate and concise manner. Develops teaching strategies for patient/family; documents education and learning appropriately in health record.

  18. Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and is responsible for continuing personal education, mentoring peers and educating patients and families.

  19. Stays up to date with current health system initiatives and incorporates evidence based practice and research into practice. Maintains current knowledge in area of clinical practice.

  20. Completes a self-appraisal that includes professional goals annually and completes peer review.

  21. Participates in department-based activities, staff meetings and committees.

  22. Actively participates in hand offs of care, including the patient, family and partners in care.

  23. Demonstrates knowledge, understanding and embraces cultural traditions and lore of community served.


STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS

A. Education / Training: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Diploma, A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., DNP/PhD – if not minimum BSN prepared, new graduate/nurse with less than one (1) year experience is required to sign an educational contract upon hire to complete BSN within specified timeframe and adhere to contract stipulations. RN must enroll in an accredited BSN program within one (1) year of licensure date and complete within the next four (4) years. This is effective September 1, 2017.

? BSN-preferred

? ICU/CCU/Cardiac experience-required

? Ability to recognize and interpret 12-lead ECGs-required

? Strong clinical skills

D. RN with active license in State of Michigan.

? Specialty Certification highly recommended after 2 years in specialty.

? ACLS-required

? ACSM Clinical Exercise Specialist Certification-preferred

E. Other Qualifications:

  • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers certification
  • Strong knowledge base in cardiology and exercise science.
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