Current Career Opportunities at Oaklawn

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Oaklawn, a nationally recognized healthcare employer by Modern Healthcare magazine. As Marshall’s largest employer, we have a team of over 1,000 dedicated full-time, part-time and casual employees, and our outstanding patient satisfaction scores have landed us in the top 2% of Michigan hospitals and top 5% nationwide. If you’re looking to join a team of exemplary employees, you’re committed to providing exceptional patient care, and you personify our core values, then we encourage you to explore our current openings.

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Nurse Extern

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Charge/Registered Nurse and/or Physician, provides direct care to an assigned patient population.  Completes documentation of patient care, patient condition, reactions and response to treatment in a timely manner and tracks patient progress.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Assists in providing activities of daily living to an assigned patient population.
  • Completes hourly rounds on assigned patient population.
  • Communicates readily with patients and families and serves as a liaison between the patient and licensed staff.
  • Assists in answering call lights in a timely manner.
  • Performs duties within the realm of a nurse extern.
  • Monitors supplies and restocks accordingly.
  • Assists in specimen collection, identification and transportation to lab.
  • Assists clinically as needed.
  • Performs rotation in CPR as needed.
  • Assists patients in obtaining essential needs such as blankets, fluids and nutrition after verifying with attending or RN.
  • Uses technology appropriately including safety standards and measures; follows infection prevention standards.

 

Minimum Qualifications:  Completion of one year semester of Nursing Fundamentals in an accredited school of nursing program; excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills; BLS certification. Proficiency in computer documentation preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:   Nurse aide certification preferred;  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; 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.

 

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, bend/twist, talk/hear, lift/carry 50+ lbs.  Frequently sit, stoop/kneel/crouch.

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