Responsible and accountable for the overall nursing care management of an assigned group of patients. Collaborates with the Nurse Manager and other members of the health care team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Uses clinical judgment skills to diagnose and treat the patient's responses to actual or potential health conditions. Assesses, monitors, detects, plans, and takes appropriate action to prevent potential physiological complications associated with specific health problems and / or medical treatment.
Assesses and monitors the overall needs of patients / family. Documents nursing care / teaching consistent with documentation guidelines. Ensures that required documentation for activities within areas of responsibility is performed in an accurate and timely manner.
Develops / maintains an individualized patient plan of care with the patient and consistent with patient / family changing needs / goals, reflecting the full scope of practice. Delivers care in a manner that is culturally sensitive and preserves patient autonomy, dignity and rights.
Articulates the professional nursing role to the patient, family and health team members. Communicates with other members of the health care team, including triage of incoming calls, in order to ensure continuity and coordination of care. Acts as a patient / family advocate.
Initiates patient discharge planning at time of patient contact and facilitates a smooth transition to the next point of service / home.
Identifies, facilitates, and evaluates outcomes of nursing care for an individual patient or group of patients. Evaluates patients' and family educational needs; develops and implements appropriate teaching strategies or makes appropriate referrals.
Provides evidence-based nursing care consistent with the plan of care, guidelines of care, physician orders, and in accordance with health system policies, procedures, and ANA / regulatory standards.
Demonstrates a high standard of moral and ethical behavior. Formulates decisions and actions based on ethical principles, using the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide practice. Advocates for privacy, confidentiality and security of patient, staff and organization data.
Assumes an autonomous leadership role and delegates appropriately to support staff to facilitate safe, quality patient care in a cost-effective manner. Participates in ongoing process improvement activities through the application of clinical paths, QI processes, and other related activities.
Associate's Degree Nursing or Equivalent
Registered Nurse (RN) State of Michigan required upon hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) 90 Days
Bachelors Degree Nursing (BSN)
One year of Pediatrics RN experience
Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs
Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs
Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs
Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs
Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 20 lbs
Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally
Forward Bend - Sitting: Occasionally
Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally
Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Occasionally
Stair Climbing: Seldom
Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom
Reach - Above Shoulder: Seldom
Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally
Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Occasionally
Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally
Finger/Hand Dexterity: Frequently
[None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom
Primary LocationSITE - 35 Michigan St - Grand Rapids
Department NameGastroenterology - HDVCH
Employment TypeFull time
ShiftDay (United States of America)
Weekly Scheduled Hours40
Hours of Work8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Days WorkedMonday to Friday
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