Registered Nurse RN
Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: January 20, 2023
This position and has basic medical/surgical knowledge in order to
care for general surgical and orthopedic surgical patients.
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's needs 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 manner.
(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
Remains current on new developments by reading professional
journals, and attending seminars.
Demonstrates understanding of role in emergency preparedness
Sets up and assists with central line and chest tube insertion and
care for these tubes according to policy and procedure.
Inserts cantor tubes, nasogastric tubes, and feeding tubes per
physician order, following proper procedure.
Inserts and provides care for IV's. Provides routine care and
instruction of suprapubic (SP) catheters and surgical drains
following physician order.
Provides proper care for drains and removal of same.
Remove sutures and skin clips, provides routine ostomy care and
irrigates and packs wounds, following physician order, procedure
and care plan.
Does accurate Central Venous pressure (CVP) reading, according to
physician order and following proper procedure.
Sets up, instructs and monitors use of Patient-controlled analgesia
Obtains Doppler pulses following proper procedure.
Provides routine care of gastrostomy/jejunostomy tubes according to
procedure and physician orders.
Assists in heparin therapy protocol per procedures.
Applies basic traction, splints, braces, and continuous passive
motion (CPM) machines following procedure and physician order.
Cuts and trims casts, removes wound drains following physician
order and procedure.
Maintains total hip and total knee precaution measures and
All other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE:
RN- Registered Nurse
BLS certification required within one month of hire or transfer
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 time.
May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or
Some exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially
Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing
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 frequent
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.
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