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Henry Ford Health System BestChoice-Registered Nurse- Emergency Department in Detroit, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, demonstrates ability to handle nursing problems and, in general, an expanded group of nursing practices. Performs nursing intervention across a variety of nursing situations. Identifies patient problems prior to explicit changes in patient-specific data collection (such as vital signs).

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical:

  • Provides individualized, short and long term outcomes directed nursing care to patients and families through the nursing process.

  • Conducts an initial and ongoing assessment of the patient and family health status, focusing on patient needs

  • Performs a comprehensive assessment that includes current and potential nursing needs during hospitalization

  • Selects nursing diagnosis and collaborative problems that accurately reflects the patient current needs

  • Develops and revises the plan of care based on shift assessment and projected future needs

  • Integrates, coordinates, and prioritizes patient needs with other health care personnel, the patient and family

  • Performs nursing interventions to accomplish short and long-term patient outcomes

  • If there are difficulties implementing the plan of care, seeks out appropriate resources and develops creative solutions to accomplish positive outcomes

  • Evaluates progress to short and long-term outcomes

  • Revises nursing diagnosis and collaborative problems to reflect changes in patient/family need

  • Follows all relevant Hospital clinical guidelines and policies

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

  • MUST HAVE BLS, ACLS, TNCC, ENPC, CPI and/or NAPPI certifications.

  • Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing.

  • Current RN licensure by the Michigan State Board of Nursing.

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have minimum 24 months of Nursing experience working in an ED environment. Demonstrated level of performance and practice is required.

  • Must have ED experience within the past six months.

  • Clinical knowledge and analytical abilities necessary to formulate effective nursing care plans.

  • Ability to perform a wide variety of professional nursing services.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, and hospital personnel.

    Overview

    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.

    Benefits

    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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