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RN Med Surg

Company: Corewell Health
Location: Taylor
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Improve health, instill humanity and inspire hope. That's just the beginning of the difference you can make when you join our team of Registered Nurses at Corewell Health.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 Corewell Health policies and procedures.Corewell Health, TaylorCorewell Health Taylor, is a 148-bed, Magnet --designated hospital that is a recognized health care leader in the metro Detroit area. Proudly serving Taylor and surrounding communities since 1977, it offers specialty services that include 24-hour emergency care, wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, a surgical pavilion, a pain management clinic, orthopedic surgery, an inpatient rehabilitation facility and full-service radiology, including advanced CT with cardiac scoring, fixed MRI including pacemaker, cinema vision and ultrasound (MSK and elastography).UNIT SUMMARY:2 West is comprised of a 23 bed Med/Surg Unit and a 23 bed Post- Surgical Unit. We have a very friendly staff who are welcoming and willing to mentor new RNs. We handle medium to high acuity patients with a 5 to 6 patient ratio. Our team is passionate about patient care and shared governance. BENEFITSCorewell Health offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.

  • NEW On-demand pay program - powered by Payactiv
  • Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
  • Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services
  • Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans
  • Relocation assistance
  • Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance
  • Free onsite parking at all campusesESSENTIAL DUTIES:
    • Applies the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and discharge needs of patient/family/significant other.
    • Applies the Core Concepts of Patient- and Family-Centered Care (PFCC) in practice and uses this knowledge to personalize care for each patient/family.
    • Recognizes the impact of nursing care and patient/family partnerships on patient outcomes.
    • Partners with and utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning plan of care.
    • Provides quality care that meets or exceeds the expectations of value (core measures, quality matrix, patient experience, fiscally responsible).
    • Provides assistance to individuals in a manner that takes into account their special needs, age-related and cultural-related needs.
    • Recognizes the roles of the interdisciplinary team, patient and family care partners and utilizes them appropriately as resources in planning patient care.
    • Delegates appropriate tasks.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of and competently performs technical procedures and uses equipment properly.
    • 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.
    • Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and is responsible for continuing personal education, mentoring peers and educating patients and families.
    • 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.
    • Completes a self-appraisal that includes professional goals annually and completes peer review.
    • Participates in department-based activities, staff meetings and committees.
    • Actively participates in hand offs of care, including the patient, family and partners in care.
    • Demonstrates knowledge, understanding and embraces cultural traditions and lore of community served.This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.STANDARD QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Education / Training:
      • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an associate degree or higher. 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 five (5) years. This is effective April 18, 2023.
      • Graduates from non-accredited school of nursing programs must have at least one year of acute care experience or greater than 2 years of experience in a licensed health care role, such as an LPN or EMT role, etc., and must have successfully passed the NCLEX licensure examination. Work Experience:
        • As required by job posting. Certification, Licensure, Registration:
          • RN with active license in State of Michigan. Specialty Certification highly recommended after 2 years in specialty.Other Qualifications:
            • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers certification and other certifications as required by department.WORKING CONDITIONS:Physical Effort:
              • StrengthPosition requires ability to frequently push/pull up to 30 lb. objects with assist of others, occasional requires ability to lift objects more than 50 lbs. with others, constantly lift objects up to 20 lbs. And frequently lift up to 40 lbs.
                • Manual DexterityPosition requires incumbent to constantly perform simple motor skills such as standing, walking and simple manipulative skills such as writing. Position requires incumbent to frequently perform moderately difficult manipulative skills such as positioning patients.
                  • CoordinationPosition requires incumbent to constantly perform gross body coordination such as walking. Frequently perform tasks which require hand-eye coordination such as assisting patients to eat, collections of specimens for transport to lab and tasks which require arm-hand steadiness such as taking patients temps and pulses.
                    • MobilityPositions requires incumbent to constantly walk and stand; occasionally sit for prolonged periods, frequently bend such as when caring for a patient in bed.
                      • Visual Discrimination Positions requires incumbent to constantly see objects far away as in driving and see close objects such as reading thermometers.
                        • HearingPositions requires incumbent to constantly be able to hear normal sound with some background noise as in answering phone/intercom. Frequently be able to distinguish sound as in equipment alarms.Work Environment:
                          • Employee may be frequently exposed to electro-magnetic radiations as in VDTs. Occasionally exposed to hazardous material other than blood, body tissues, or fluids, dust, toxins, cytotoxons, chemical hazardous materials, bodily injuries, loud and/or unpleasant noises, high humidity, electrical hazards, or poisonous substances. Infrequently exposed to blood, body tissue, or fluids. Seldom exposed to fluctuations in temperature, grease, oil, and radiation.
                          • Potential risk of an exposure to hazardous medications or waste materials of hazardous medications.We are an Equal Opportunity EmployerThis is where extraordinary begins. Find out where it can take you and your career. Apply Now!Primary LocationSITE - Taylor Hospital - 10000 Telegraph - TaylorDepartment NameNursing Medical Surgical Unit - TaylorEmployment TypeFull timeShiftNight (United States of America)Weekly Scheduled Hours40Hours of WorkDays WorkedWeekend FrequencyCURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only.Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.

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