Lead Preceptor RN - Stepdown Intermediate Care Unit (Oncology)

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by Ascension

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

We Are Hiring

Lead-Preceptor - Stepdown Intermediate Care (Oncology) - Full-Time, Day - Ascension St. John Hospital - Detroit, MI

Unit Description: A unit caring for patients with multiple cancer diagnoses and hematological disorders. This unit also takes care of surgical OB/GYN, abdominal, thoracic oncology patients and hospice/comfort care patients. The unit features chemotherapy certified staff and a strong team atmosphere. This unit is part of the new pavilion, and is a 36-bed ALL private patient room unit.

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.
  • Performs all responsibilities and competencies of a RN.
  • Provides educational opportunities and support for current and new associates to ensure transfer of learning related to competencies, unit educational needs, new procedures or changes in practice, new equipment and processes. Provides the unit manager with assistance in executing and monitoring adherence to new expectations and initiatives.
  • Recognizes unit's culture and diversity and assists new associates with the transition to unit routines and the socialization processes.
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to the organization's core values and nursing mission, vision, and philosophy through active involvement in the quality improvement process.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure with the State of Michigan required.
    • One or more of the following:
      • 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.
Education:
  • Bachelor's Level Degree
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required
  • Enrolled
    • or enrolled in a BSN program and completed within 2 years required
Work Experience:
  • 1 year of clinical RN experience required.

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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