Henry Ford Health System Registered Nurse (24/7) - Surgery Services - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI in Jackson, Michigan
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care to the patient by systematically applying specialized knowledge and skill as derived from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences, to the care, treatment, counsel and education of patients with full implementation of the five phases of the nursing process and professional standards of care. The RN is responsible for the direction and supervision of the patient care team including direct involvement in the performance management processes of hiring, discharging, and performance evaluation. The patient care team is typically made up of Certified Nurse Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses and Clinical Techs, Technical Care Associates, but may involve other caregivers as needed. The RN will direct the patient care team, assigning and reassigning staff as appropriate to meet patient care needs. The RN will assess the needs of each patient for whom he or she is responsible, as well as the individual skills and abilities of the available staff, and, by the application of critical thinking and independent judgment, will determine team assignments to achieve desired outcomes.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)Enrollment in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program within 3 years of hireCompletion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) within 5 years of hireEffective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.Ability to problem-solve.Critical thinking skills and judgment necessary to assign and direct others in the delivery of patient care.Knowledge about the care of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patientsExceptional customer service skillsBasic computer knowledge CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:Current Michigan Nursing licenseCurrent BLS or obtained during Patient Care Orientation ACLS, TNCC, ENPC or PALS must be acquired within the first 6-months of employment (specialty areas only) PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN) ProfessionalCertifications to support a culture of nursing excellenceOverview Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System 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.