Beaumont Health System Clinical Nurse in Royal Oak, Michigan

Clinical Nurse Req #: 30098040 Category: Nursing Facility: Royal Oak Hospital Department: Nursing MPCU 4C Schedule: Full time Shift: MidnightsHours: 7pm-7:30pm Job Details:Job Title: Clinical Nurse - 4C MPCUGeneral Summary: The Clinical Nurse utilizes the nursing process with depth and understanding. Develops and implements plan of care for patients based on scientific research rationale. Communicates patient outcomes changes to multidisciplinary team members. Delegates assignments/tasks with appropriate follow-up. Contributes to achievement of unit objectives. Develops teaching strategies for patient/family. Serves as mentor/resource for members of health care team. Maintains current knowledge in area of clinical practice.4 Center MPCU - Medical Progressive Care Unit - 46 bed unit. Stepdown unit that provides bedside monitoring capability, ventilatory capability, non-invasive ventilation, and administration of IV vasoactive drugs. Typical patient diagnoses include respiratory failure, sepsis, PE, DKA, and unstable GI bleeds.Requirement: Current Michigan RN license, AHA BLS.Preferred: 1 year med/surg experience as an RN._______________________________________________________________________________________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.ESSENTIAL 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