• Registered Nurse

    Job Locations US-MI-Walled Lake
    Job ID
    2018-2194
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    Provides professional nursing care to patients through designated shifts, and documents nursing procedures performed. 

     

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    1. Provides private duty in home nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process
    2. Seeks and obtains sufficient information necessary to function effectively in health care setting
    3. Assist patient with activities of daily living
    4. Provides and maintains safe environment for patient
    5. Initiates CPR and institutes other emergency procedures when necessary
    6. Accepts responsibility of assignment to perform specialized procedures only when qualified with specialty training, proven competency, clinical background, and expertise
    7. Performs within limits of preparation and experience
    8. Completes, maintains, and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient condition
    9. Submits completed documentation of the care given within established time parameters
    10. Uses supplies and equipment effectively and efficiently
    11. Participates in quality improvement activities of the agency
    12. Attends patient care conferences as requested
    13. Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development, maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-services
    14. Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by reviewing and implementing plan of care, regularly evaluating patient needs and informing clinical supervisor of revisions needed to plan of treatment
    15. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by physician
    16. Initiates and applies preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative nursing procedures and techniques, maintains communication regarding client care with physician and clinical supervisor
    17. Communicates to physicians any changes in patient’s condition
    18. Demonstrates high degree of commitment to customer service and quality care provisions
    19. Completes other duties as assigned or requested
    20. Keeps all records and information about the patient confidential
    21. Rotate weekend assignment if hired as full time employee

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    Education/Qualifications:

    1. Currently licensed as practical or vocational nurse in state of Michigan
    2. Graduate of accredited school of practical nursing
    3. Minimum one year experience in hospital or long term facility
    4. Complies with accepted professional standards and principles
    5. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or GAHC policy
    6. Has satisfactory references from previous or current employers and/or professional peers

    Competency/Skill Requirements:

    1. Excellent written and verbal communication
    2. Competent in provision of nursing care
    3. Knowledgeable of nursing assessment and evaluation skills
    4. Knowledgeable of documenting nursing care
    5. Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligations

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