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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Covenant Healthcare Saginaw, MI

Company
Covenant Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5916
AJE Ref #
575937963
Location
Saginaw, MI
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description



COVENANT HEALTHCARE

US:MI:SAGINAW

EVENING SHIFT, 2:00 PM-2:00 AM, 35/52 WEEKENDS REQUIRED

FULL TIME BENEFITED



Summary:
The role of the Registered Nurse includes leadership, direction and feedback to care team members, assessment, collaboration and coordination regarding plan of care, patient and family education, pain management, patient safety, and planning for patient discharge. This person will assist the patient to move safely and effectively through their hospital stay. The Registered Nurse demonstrates excellent customer service. He/she upholds the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant, and commits to keeping our Promise of Caring.



Responsibilities:
Contributes to organization success targets for net operating margin
Participates in cost containment efforts through efficient use of supplies, services, and time management
Adheres to unit/department budgetary practices
Supports the organizations patient flow efforts through compliance to unit and Patient Services policies
Remains flexible in cooperation with 24-hour staffing patterns and scheduling needs for provision of care in all inpatient units
Models Covenant s Mission, Vision and Values of keeping our Promise of Caring and Commitment to Service
Communicates with patients and families in a professional, therapeutic, and courteous manner
Has clinical and social contact with patients, including all age groups, and is able to appropriately assess, care for and treat them according to the guidelines as defined by Covenant HealthCare
Performs assessment and synthesizes data collected by self and others in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on the patient's physiologic, psychologic, and cognitive status
Formulates and coordinates a goal directed plan of care which is prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnoses and identified patient care concerns
Delegates, supervises and implements care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent and continuous
manner by utilization of and adherence to standards which define the process
Collaborates effectively with all health care disciplines to facilitate patient outcomes, assess readiness for discharge and anticipate discharge needs
Identifies patient learning needs and their ability to follow through, including discharge instructions, while implementing appropriate measures to meet these needs
Exhibits nursing judgement and critical thinking abilities within the framework of the nursing process
Administers medications as outlined by Patient Service guidelines and policies
Documents all patient care observations and interventions in the electronic record accurately, clearly, in a timely manner following all established policies
Actively participates in quality management
Updates and maintains knowledge, skills and competencies related to area of practice and ages of patient population
Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and unit function, maintains patient rights and confidentiality, and actively supports risk management activities
Participates in patient care and unit activities to achieve compliance with all regulatory, patient safety, infection control, and safety requirements
Participates in unit meetings and activities which support unit function and the overall goals of the organization
Attends unit conferences, inservice programs and continuing education activities to meet the organization s expectations
Other duties as assigned



Other information:
Education
Graduation from NLN accredited school of nursing

Skills
Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
Computer competency, including Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Clinical nursing skills

Credentials
Registered Nurse with current licensure in the State of Michigan
BLS certification required

Experience
Minimum of one year of acute care nursing experience preferred
Must be able to work well with the public and able to be tactful in often hectic and stressful situations
Sound judgment in handling confidential or sensitive issues and material





NOTICE REGARDING LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT.



IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THAT COVENANT HEALTHCARE CANNOT PROVIDE A LATEX SAFE OR LATEX FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT AT ANY OF ITS FACILITIES. UNFORTUNATELY, THAT MEANS THAT ANY INDIVIDUAL, INCLUDING AN APPLICANT OR AN EMPLOYEE, IS LIKELY TO BE EXPOSED TO LATEX WHILE ON COVENANT S PREMISES. THEREFORE, LATEX TOLERANCE IS CONSIDERED TO BE AN ESSENTIAL FUNCTION FOR ANY POSITION WITH COVENANT.