Functions include admission and ongoing assessments of patients utilizing physical and psychosocial assessment skills, diagnostic data, and medical evaluations. Evaluates effectiveness of care provided as related to short and long term patient goals. Develops a plan for patient care including actions in anticipation of individual patient needs. Implements nursing actions and medical orders to meet complex needs of patients and significant others, taking into account their age specific psychosocial and educational needs. Documents care provided and patient responses to care in appropriate forms in the patient's record. Assumes Charge Nurse responsibilities and accountability for care provided by LPNs and non-licensed technical personnel as assigned. Leadership abilities are demonstrated in the following: functioning as a professional role model, consumer relations, communication skills, problem solving, decision making, and assistance in orienting and training personnel.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of state approved school of nursing required.
Current State of Michigan RN licensure required.
Prior to assuming charge responsibilities, must have at least 12 months experience in nursing care including 3 months experience providing nursing care to maintenance Hemodialysis patients.
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Organization: Community Care Services
This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.
Under the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry Ford Health is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation's oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region's major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan's fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.
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Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.