Registered Nurse RN - Endoscopy - Full-Time Days
Company: Trinity Health Corporation
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: June 6, 2021
A Registered Nurse RN in Endoscopy provides quality patient care
through competent practice and application of the nursing process
in an outpatient setting. Accepts accountability for coordination
of the nursing care of specific patients with complex medical and
nursing needs as directed by the MDs within the surgical services
department. Serves a clinical resource to others within the cancer
program, and functions in a consultative relationship with health
Full-Time Benefited opportunity scheduled 36 hours per week.
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health
care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern
Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000
nurses and staff, and includes 6 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health
Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE
Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing or an Associate's degree
in Nursing, applicants with associates degree will need to sign an
agreement to complete BSN.
Experience: One to two years nursing experience working with
older patients not residing in a nursing home.
- Certification/Licensure: Current Michigan licensure or
temporary license as a Registered Nurse.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs, communicates, and documents ongoing assessment of
individual patients. Correlates patient response with physiologic
and other relevant factors.
Interprets and responds to subtle or obvious changes in patient
status and communicates same to MD, NP and /or social worker.
Investigates and initiates changes to prevent occurrence,
recurrence or continuation of unsafe conditions.
Demonstrates accountability in resolving patient problems
thorough interdisciplinary collaboration and implementation of plan
Collaborates with other health team members to prepare
patient/family for implementation of a plan of care.
Identifies patients in need of psycho-social intervention and
involves social worker in evaluation and care plan development.
Reviews order for home care referrals for accuracy, and
documents oversight activities of the care plan.
Monitors the status of selected patients as directed by the MD
re: vital signs and medication tolerance.
Teaches patients how to self-administer selected medications as
prescribed and directed by the MD.
Teaches patients self-care and behavior changes related to the
patient's diagnosed medical condition(s).
Administers medications as directed by an NP or MD.
Acts as a resource to less experienced colleagues for nursing
Formulates the RN//MA schedule on a rotating basis with RN
Models leadership and communication behaviors to enhance the
functioning of the health care team.
Provides evidence of incorporating new learning into nursing
practice by attending appropriate conferences, seminars, inservices
and reading books, journals and/or other literature.
Participates on committees and task forces, and reports results
of their work to staff meetings.
Takes leadership responsibility for specific area(s) of clinical
practice, e.g. labs, infection control, etc.
Answers telephone inquiries from patients and family, uses
judgement as to emergent and/or non-emergent nature, and resolves
Calls patients with test results, and to convey NP and /or MD
Calls patient prescriptions to area pharmacies.
- Participates in the orientation of new nursing staff, both RNs
Employees of St. Joseph Mercy Health System enjoy
Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO,
Life Insurance and Disability
Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
- Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and
Visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers to learn more about the
benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to
you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of
hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we
serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize
the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and
health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that
knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize
that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our
world and that these differences often lead to innovative
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified
workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention
and development), commitment and accountability, communication,
community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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