INTERNAL LAKELAND ASSOCIATES - Please apply through Workday. External careers site is for Non Lakeland Associates only
Benefit eligible positions are those listed with 24 hours per week or more.Job Details
Location:St. Joseph, MI
Department:Medical Care - Manager Patient Care Services
Shift:Variable (United States of America)
Hours:Variable 12 Hour Shifts Job Summary
Provide a broad variety of care for a group of patients under the direction and supervision of the RN or physician. This may include delegated components of, the assessment and discharge process, basic patient education, unit specific treatments/procedures and diagnostic modalities, activities of daily living and dietary assistance.
Must be presently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing program; having acquired the ability and knowledge equivalent to the before described duties and responsibilities. If a 2 year, associate degree nursing program is being attended, must have completed one-half of the nursing program, including fundamentals of nursing, and at least 5 weeks of a medical-surgical clinical rotation in an acute care hospital setting. If a 4 year, bachelor's program is being attended, must have completed fundamentals of nursing, as well as at least 5 weeks of a medical-surgical rotation in an acute care hospital setting. Will remain a Nurse Technician until successful graduation from the nursing program.• Provide appropriate skill level to perform interventions/procedures as directed. See unit-specific skill lists. • Participate in economical utilization of supplies, utilities and equipment. • Demonstrate knowledge and performance of clinical competency which may include: vital signs, basic respiratory care such as incentive spirometry and oxygen setup, pulse oximetry and patient transportation. • Establish and maintain open and positive communications in all aspects of job performance. • Assist with the admission and discharge process by collecting selected data and specimens, applying necessary equipment, labeling patient clothes and belongings, informing patient/family of unit routines and transports patient as necessary. • Answer patient call lights and responds to patient request/need in a timely manner. Communicate clinical needs to the appropriate clinical staff. • Maintain a commitment to career growth and development by participation in mandatory annual in-services, certification, Lakeland Regional Health System committees, and educational programs for improvement of self to maintain competency. • Perform other duties as assigned and needed. These duties may vary depending upon the unit, patient type and need, number and complexity of treatments provided, prior training and experience, etc. Additional duties may also include non-clinical duties consistent with meeting the needs of the patient and care team. • Committed to the continuous improvement of the patient experience which includes patient safety, quality of care and excellent service. Adhere to the organization's published values. Requirements
Education:High School or GED (Required)
Certifications:BCLS Certification - AHA
Skills:Additional Job Details
Physical Requirements:Continuously: Standing, Walking, Lifting/exerting force: 0-10 lbs., Use of hands to grasp/handle/feel, Vision, Vision-color, Hearing, Speaking
Frequently: Lifting/exerting force: 11-25 lbs., Lifting/exerting force: 26-51 lbs., Bending, Squatting
Occasionally: Sitting, Stoop/kneel/crouch/crawl, Climb/balance, Operating a motor vehicle• Skills: Must have interpersonal skills sufficient to interact with patients, visitors, and other hospital personnel. Must be able to follow established policies and procedures for patient care.
Basic computer, data entry, typing, filing and organization skills required.
• Abilities: Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended shifts and/or extra shifts, various locations, sometimes on short notice.
• Environmental Conditions: Potential exposure to fumes, dust, gases, and odors. Frequent changes in temperature may occur. Possibility of exposure to communicable diseases.
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