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McLaren Health Care Reg Nurse in Lapeer, Michigan

Description

Position Summary :

Assures that quality nursing care is rendered to all patients in accordance with the Michigan Nurse Practice Act, McLaren Lapeer Region, and nursing department standards. Utilizing the nursing process, functions primarily in direct patient care. Participates in maintaining a safe patient care environment. Maintains patient privacy, dignity, confidentiality, and respects patient rights. Begins leadership and preceptor participation when performance demonstrates ability.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides professional nursing care directly to patients

  2. Administers medication to patients as directed

  3. Initiates and monitors IV's and IV medication

  4. Assesses patient condition using vital signs, test results, monitor readings, etc.

  5. Interacts with physicians and charge nurse regarding patient condition

  6. Prepares patient and equipment for medical procedures as required

  7. Interacts with patient families regarding patient condition

  8. Provide emotional support and reassurance to patients and patient families

  9. Performs patient teaching duties including discharge planning, medication reconciliation, etc.

  10. Consults reference materials as needed

  11. Initiates, develops, and maintains nursing plan of care

  12. Performs other department related duties as assigned

  13. Provides comprehensive care to the trauma patients

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

  • Must possess valid State of Michigan Nursing License

  • BLS certified within 3 months of hire

  • ACLS Certified within 6 months of hire/transfer into department

  • TNCC within 1 year of hire

  • ENPC within 18 months of hire

  • CPI within 1 year of hire

Preferred:

  • CEN Certification

  • Previous experience as RN in Emergency Department

  • PALS

  • TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum)

  • ENPC (Emergency Nurse Pediatric Certification)

Job: Nurse

Primary Location: Michigan-Lapeer

Employee Status Regular

Shift Variable

Job Type Standard

Schedule Per Diem

Req ID: 20007434

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