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Employment Type:
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Posted:
9/11/2019
Job Category:
Nursing
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Henry Ford Hospital | Jackson, Michigan
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Job Description

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care to the patient by systematically applying specialized knowledge and skill as derived from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences, to the care, treatment, counsel and education of patients with full implementation of the five phases of the nursing process and professional standards of care. The RN is responsible for the direction and supervision of the patient care team including direct involvement in the performance management processes of hiring, discharging, and performance evaluation. The patient care team is typically made up of Certified Nurse Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses and Technical Care Associates but may involve other caregivers as needed. The RN will direct the patient care team, assigning and reassigning staff as appropriate to meet patient care needs. The RN will assess the needs of each patient for whom he or she is responsible, as well as the individual skills and abilities of the available staff, and, by the application of critical thinking and independent judgment, will determine team assignments to achieve desired outcomes.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)

Enrollment in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program within 3 years of hire

Completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) within 5 years of hire

One (1) year acute care medical surgical nursing experience

Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to problem-solve

Critical thinking skills and judgment necessary to assign and direct others in the delivery of patient care

Knowledge about the care of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients

Exceptional customer service skills

Basic computer knowledge

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

Current Michigan Nursing license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN)

Professional Certifications to support a culture of nursing excellence

About Henry Ford Hospital

Henry Ford Health System, a Michigan not-for-profit corporation, is one of the nation's leading comprehensive, integrated health systems, providing acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services, backed by excellence in research and education. Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford, it is committed to improving the health and well-being of a diverse community.

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