SUMMARY We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It's extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients \\"Ask for Mary,\\" they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care. Mission Statement
Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.
Diversity and Inclusion:
Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.
Registered Nurses at Mary Free Bed are a key member of the multi-disciplinary team that collaborates together to provide patient-centered care. Within the Nursing Department, RNs coordinate, direct, delegate, and provide care to multiple patients. Using a patient and family-centered care approach, each RN develops relationships with patients, families, and colleagues that enhance the quality of care provided. Nursing care is performed with compassion and courtesy, and each RN is responsible to follow departmental policies and service standards. Patient and family education is a primary focus of rehabilitation nursing, and is a critical aspect of the interdisciplinary team's efforts to assist patients to gain independence, apply adaptation strategies, and return to home.
Essential Job Responsibilities: * Staff will provide patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation. Quality Pillar of Excellence * Quality Nursing Care - The Registered Nurse is responsible for all nursing care provided to patients at Mary Free Bed. Through careful assessment of each patient, interdisciplinary collaboration, and critical thinking, each RN develops and/or follows a patient-centered plan of care that aligns with the priorities and plans developed by the attending physician and other disciplines. The RN coordinates care for non-licensed staff through delegation and follow-up, to assure that all care provided follows departmental policies and procedures. * Quality Improvement -Mary Free Bed is committed to providing rehabilitation services that are of the highest possible quality. Opportunities for improvement are valued, as staff and leaders will take advantage of lessons learned to improve future services. Each RN will participate in performance improvement through identification of ways to improve care, reporting unexpected events or medical errors, and reporting \\"near misses\\". As requested, the RNs will participate in data collection and documentation audits to assist the Nursing Department with quality improvement measures. * Patient Safety - Each RN is responsible to promote safety for all patients served by following all applicable department policies and procedures. RNs will understand and contribute to the initiatives that are in place to improve the safety of the patients served * Staff Selection, Development and Mentoring -As requested by a member of the Nursing Leadership Team, MFB RNs assist with employee selection and orientation process for new team members. Interview questions and feedback will be presented professionally and tactfully, and information discussed during the interviews will remain confidential, if needed. As a preceptor, each RN will collaborate with the Nursing Supervisor and Nurse Educator to provide a comprehensive orientation for the new team member. RNs are responsible to ensure the Nurse Technician and Licensed Practical Nurse assigned to the RN and who are serving as a preceptor provide a thorough and accurate orientation for the new team member.
Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
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