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Beaumont Health System Clinical Nurse in Dearborn, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:The clinical nurse, under the ANA scope of practice utilizes the framework of the nursing process to provide professional nursing care by incorporating patient-family centered care principles. The Clinical Nurse provides quality patient care under the direction of the Nurse Leader according to Beaumont policies and procedures.UNIT SUMMARY:3 South is a 28-bed step-down intensive care unit. Our patient acuity is very high, and our unit functions as an ICU. Our nurse to patient ratio is 1:2. The patient population is a mix of medical and surgical diagnoses, so there is a wealth of knowledge to be obtained from working as a bedside nurse on our unit. We pride ourselves on our teamwork here! This is a fast-paced critical care unit that will provide an individual with a challenging and fulfilling experience as a registered nurse looking for a career in critical care.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:and#8226;Applies the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and discharge needs of patient/family/significant other.and#8226;Applies the Core Concepts of Patient- and Family-Centered Care (PFCC) in practice and uses this knowledge to personalize care for each patient/family.and#8226; Recognizes the impact of nursing care and patient/family partnerships on patient outcomes.and#8226;Partners with and utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning plan of care.and#8226;Provides quality care that meets or exceeds the expectations of value (core measures, quality matrix, patient experience, fiscally responsible).and#8226;Provides assistance to individuals in a manner that takes into account their special needs, age-related and cultural-related needs.and#8226;Recognizes the roles of the interdisciplinary team, patient and family care partners and utilizes them appropriately as resources in planning patient care.and#8226;Delegates appropriate tasks.and#8226;Demonstrates knowledge of and competently performs technical procedures and uses equipment properly.and#8226;Documents in the patient record in a timely, accurate and concise manner. Develops teaching strategies for patient/family; documents education and learning appropriately in health record.and#8226;Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and is responsible for continuing personal education, mentoring peers and educating patients and families.and#8226;Stays up to date with current health system initiatives and incorporates evidence based practice and research into practice. Maintains current knowledge in area of clinical practice.and#8226;Completes a self-appraisal that includes professional goals annually and completes peer review.and#8226;Participates in department-based activities, staff meetings and committees.and#8226;Actively participates in hand offs of care, including the patient, family and partners in care.and#8226;Demonstrates knowledge, understanding and embraces cultural traditions and lore of community served.This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.STANDARD REQUIREMENTS:and#8226;Supports the Mission, Value and Vision of Beaumont Health (BH). Demonstrates personal commitment through active involvement in the performance improvement process.and#8226;Exhibits excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers. Promotes positive public relations with patients/residents, family members, guests, and others.and#8226;Supports and adheres to all Beaumont Health's customer service, service excellence, and performance standards. Supports and participates with all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organizations including in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress cod

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