Beaumont Health Clinical Nurse in Dearborn, Michigan
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 Beaumont policies and procedures.
6 South is a 32-bed surgical unit with a primary focus on post-operative care of the abdominal surgery patient. You will work very closely with the surgeons and surgical residents. The unit fosters good team work a friendly atmosphere, good collaborative relationship with the multidisciplinary team members of case management, PT/OT, Dieticians and social work. The unit fosters open communication, professional autonomy, a multicultural atmosphere, certified preceptors, well-structured atmosphere, and will enable you to have a large variety of patients to allow for great nursing experience and development of assessment skills. The unit has 8 telemetry beds for patients requiring cardiac monitoring post-surgery.
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- Participates in department based activities, staff meetings and committees.
- Demonstrates knowledge, understanding and embraces cultural traditions and lore of community served.
*Standard Qualifications: *Education/Licensure: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 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 hire date and complete within the next three (3) years. This is effective September 1, 2017. Specialty Certification highly recommended after 2 years in specialty. RN with active license in State of Michigan, AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers.