Nurse Resident - Med Surg
Job Summary: Under direct RN supervision, provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients using critical thinking and independent judgment, and all phases of nursing process including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Learn to be responsible for the direction and supervision of the nursing patient care team typically made up of Certified Nursing Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses, and other technicians. Will be learning to collaborate with own team and other disciplines in the provision of care. Working with their RN preceptor, documents patient care, patient condition, reactions and response to treatment in a timely manner and together, track patient progress.
Minimum Qualifications: Successful completion of an accredited program in nursing. Board eligible for licensure in the State of Michigan as a Registered Nurse. Current BLS for infant, child and adult through the American Heart Association.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Clear oral expression; oral comprehension includes listening to and understanding others; deductive and inductive reasoning skills; ability to write clearly; use of technology such as EMR, selective attention – able to concentrate for protracted periods; time sharing – able to shift back and forth successfully between two or more activities; manual dexterity – to manage IV tubing, syringes, and other equipment; information ordering skills – patterns of numbers, pictures, words and mathematical operations including medication calculation. Ability to work with diverse patient and staff populations with sensitivity to cultural and spiritual influences impacting patient care. Efficiently manage time with minimal supervision. Behaves in accordance with: Oaklawn’s mission, vision, values; Nursing’s vision, philosophy; ANA’s Code of Nursing Ethics; Relationship Based Care tenets.
Working Conditions: Work in an unpredictable environment encountering stressful situations and exposure to body fluids and infectious diseases. May experience traumatic situations including deceased patients.
Physical Requirements: Constantly stand, walk, reach, push/pull, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, lift/carry 50+ lbs. Frequently sit, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch.