This position includes a $5,000 sign on bonus!
This position is able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate
care for patients on this unit.
For casual positions: casual employees have no regularly
scheduled work hours, but require an understanding of, and
agreement to fulfill, the minimum time commitments of the position
for as long as the position is held. These are (if needed) at least
48 hours per month with 24 of those hours worked on weekends, and
an annual requirement of 24 hours worked on holidays.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(30%)* Regularly assesses patient's/client'sneeds and provides
skilled nursing services as prescribed by the physician authorized
plan of care, and accepted standards of nursing practice.
(30%)* Provides direct resident care, including medication
administration, treatments, call lights, assisting with transfers,
responding to alarms, etc.
(20%)* Evaluates effectiveness of treatment plan and makes
suggestions or participates in updating/revising the treatment plan
in collaboration with other team members, utilizing current
information to improve patient care.
(10%)* Processes physician/provider orders and performs
physician ordered care accurately, completely and in a timely
(10%)* Follows up regarding medication changes and order
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates the ability to interpret information and reports
pertinent data to the physician, including pertinent clinical
Assess learning needs considering readiness, ability,
preferences, and cultural / spiritual variables.
Provide education to meet the individual needs and ability to
Participates in care conferences as assigned.
Develops and maintains good working rapport with
interdisciplinary personnel to meet the needs of each patient.
Coordinates care provided by patient care technicians.
Demonstrates the ability to organize and prioritize the needs of
groups of patients or an individual patient.
Demonstrates a general ability to manage assignments and perform
routine duties on the unit.
Instructs other team members when appropriate, explaining goals
and rationale for individualized care.
Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance
with established policies and procedures.
Demonstrates understanding of clinical pathways and utilizes
Remains calm and efficient when working in stressful
Documents in an accurate, clear, and concise way and includes
pertinent clinical data.
Shares information and reports significant changes and/or
abnormal findings to appropriate team members.
Participates in regulatory surveys.
Participates in the performance improvement activities.
Assists with orientation and ongoing competencies.
Provides a safe and secure environment for patient care.
Attend and participate in professional association activities
and programs to assure being current on regulations, guidelines,
and professional standards.
Remains current on new developments by reading professional
journals, and attending seminars.
Demonstrates understanding of role in emergency preparedness
Administers complicated IV therapy such as antibiotics, blood
and other medications.
Assesses patient for signs or symptoms of complications in their
Accurately uses central lines for drawing blood, administering
All other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE:
RN- Registered Nurse
BLScertification required within 90 daysof hire or transfer
DIMC- Need within 12 months of hire or transfer date.
MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and
employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows.
An employee may be required to participate in further learning
opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving
public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.
Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex
materials or appropriate substitute if required for your
Is able to move freely about facility with or without an
assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the
job as outlined in the job description.
Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of
May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling
Some exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially
Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB
testing as required.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work
independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to
Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching,
grasping, fingering and feeling.
May require repetition of these movements on a regular to
Physical Demand Level: Medium.
Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or
carry 21-50 lbs., frequently 34-66% of the workday 20 lbs. and or
Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and constantly (67-100% or
the workday) 10 lbs.