Full-Time Registered Nurse MEDSurg Senior Adult
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Registered Nurse MEDSurg Senior Adult
The Registered Nurse facilitates relationship-centered, compassionate, quality care to patients through competent clinical practice and the application of the healing art and science of professional nursing. Optimizes health and healing, preventing or resolving illness, disability or injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy in the care of individuals in conjunction with interdisciplinary teams of health care providers, family members, and support systems. Exercises independent judgment in utilizing the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care in accordance to current ANA and specialty specific (e.g. AACN, AWHONN etc.) Standards of Professional Nursing Practice, institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations. All Registered Nurses have the authority, responsibility and accountability for nursing practice and the advancement of nursing practice, and are expected to abide by the Provisions of the Code of Ethics for Nurses (ANA, 2010).
• Valid Registered Nurse licensure authorized in the state of Michigan. • Baccalaureate Degree in the Science of Nursing (BSN) Degree from an accredited school of nursing is strongly preferred and encouraged. Graduation from a NLN or AACN accredited school of nursing is minimum requirement. • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification. • Specialty credentialing preferred according to clinical nursing practice specialty (see addendum). • Membership in an appropriate professional nursing organization is recommended.