RN Registered Nurse - Palliative Care Medical Surgical (Med-Surg)

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by Ascension

Detroit, MI 48228
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

We Are Hiring

Registered Nurse - 6 West - Full-Time, Day - Ascension St. John Hospital - Detroit, MI

Unit Description: We are a 23 bed medical/surgical telemetry unit. Six beds are devoted to the Suites at St. John. The Suite are luxury private rooms offering unique patient experience. Our 6 west team provides spiritually centered holistic care with a relationship based on focus. Alternative modalities such as aromatherapy, music therapy, and guided imagery are offered. We offer an environment of teamwork, support, and professional development. Patient care opportunities include CVA, COPD, pneumonia, diabetic management, wound care, comfort care/hospice and minor surgery patients.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Michigan is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication
Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Displays ability to perform unit-specific skills based on unit competency validation process and department-required certifications, to be required within department scope.
  • Provides leadership to health care team including orientation, delegating work assignments, charge RN and other leadership responsibilities as assigned.
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to the organization's core values and nursing mission, vision, and philosophy through active involvement in the quality improvement process.
  • Performs all other duties and projects as assigned.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.
    • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure with the State of Michigan required or must be obtained prior to hire/transfer date.
Education:
  • Associate Degree
    • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, Associate's Degree required within 4 months from hire/transfer date Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred
Work Experience:
  • One year of relevant experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
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Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.
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