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Company: Lakeland Health
Location: Saint Joseph, MI
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

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:

Flex Pool - Manager Patient Care Services

Status:

Full time

Shift:

7pm - 7am (United States of America)

Hours:

7p-7a Job Summary

This is a Weekend Program consisting of working 48 out of 52 weekends in various locations throughout the system as need arises. The weekend is defined as shifts between the hours of 3:00 p.m. Friday and 7:30 a.m. Monday. However, specific times may vary according to location and need.
Provide direction and supervision to other health care professionals and ancillary staff. Perform the role of Preceptor and/or Charge RN as appropriate. Evaluate care for specific patient populations, using the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provide and coordinate nursing care to include the collection and analysis of assessment data in determining nursing diagnosis, identification of expected outcomes and development of plan of care in coordination with the patient/family and other team members as appropriate.

• Direct, supervise, evaluate and provide nursing care to patients in assigned area. Demonstrate clinical competency and compassion in providing care, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies using the prescribed nursing process. • Assign nursing personnel and collaborate with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes. • Maintain standard of nursing care and implement policies and procedures of Lakeland Health and the nursing department with high quality and in a timely manner. • Act as a patient and family advocate to uphold patient rights, safety, privacy, confidentiality and the ‘customer relations' philosophy. • Document care according to established standards. Access, input and retrieve information from computer systems (EPIC). • Assure continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services as appropriate. • Train, coach and assist team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of supplies, equipment and resources. • Establish and maintain open and positive communication in all aspects of job performance. • Maintain a commitment to professional growth and development by participation in mandatory annual in-services, certification, Lakeland Health committees and educational programs for improvement of self to maintain competency. • Perform other duties as assigned. • 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:

Bachelors: Nursing

Certifications:

*RN License - State of Michigan

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: Basic computer, data entry, typing, filing and organization skills required.
Strong organizational, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Customer focused interpersonal skills to interact in an effective manner with patient, families and associates. Collaborate with unit teams and various levels of hospital personnel as part of a team.
Use the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
• 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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