Emergency Registered Nurse (RN) - Casual

North Ottawa Community Health | Grand Haven, MI

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Posted Date 8/19/2022
Description

Job Status: Casual

General Definition and Scope of Job

Responsible and accountable for the overall nursing care management of an assigned group of patients. Collaborates with the Department Manager and other members of the health care team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Uses clinical judgment skills to diagnose and treat the patient's responses to actual or potential health conditions. Assesses, monitors, detects, plans, and takes appropriate action to prevent potential physiological complications associated with specific health problems and/or medical treatment. Staff is dedicated, team-oriented professionals who focus on superior quality patient care. Positive attitude and teamwork are essential, Exceptional customer service to patients is required. The RN is accountable to practice in accordance with the Michigan Public Health Code Act 368 of 1978, Article 15 (Health Occupations), part 172 (Nursing) and NOCHS Professional Nursing Practice Handbook.

What are the Minimum Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements?

1. Current RN licensure in the State of Michigan, BSN preferred.
2. Current BLS certification.
3. ACLS certification within 6 months of hire
4. PALS certification within 6 months of hire.
5. TNCC certification within 12 months of hire.
6. Ability to successfully complete the general orientation.
7. Ability to successfully complete the unit competency inventory/staff development plan including:
a. ED RN unit orientation/competency validation tool.
b. Critical Care orientation classes as assigned (if applicable)
c. Basic ECG interpretation education within 3 months of hire ( if no ECG experience)
d. Basic ECG interpretation test within 4 months of hire (if no ECG experience)
OR by completion of unit orientation with 80% correct.
8. Able to read, write, and speak the English language effectively.

What are the Critical Demands of the Job?

1. Ability to lift floor to waist level – 15 lbs.
2. Ability to lift waist level and above – 10 lbs.
3. Ability to carry objects up to 50 lbs.
4. Ability to push/pull up to 100 lbs.
5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
6. Frequent and prolonged standing and walking.
7. Frequent bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and reaching forward.

What are the Working Conditions?

1. Work performed in a pleasant, progressive, acute care environment committed to family centered care.
2. Must be able to move from one task to another in an efficient manner.
3. Must be able to use time efficiently.
4. Unpredictable mealtimes. Breaks and lunches are scheduled around patient needs.
5. Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens or other infectious diseases.
6. Must be able to tolerate wearing protective gear (including, but not limited to, barrier gloves, moisture impervious lab coats, protective eye ware, and face shields).
7. Workload may be unpredictably high at times.

North Ottawa Community Hospital is an 81-bed, acute care hospital located in Grand Haven, Michigan on the shores of Lake Michigan. We are a community health care system with a variety of inpatient, outpatient and support service. Affiliate organizations strengthen our seamless delivery of care, by transforming us into a health care delivery system

Education

Required
  • Diploma in Nursing or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • RN License
Preferred
  • TNCC ENA Trauma Nursing
  • PALS
  • Advanced Cardiac Life
Job Type
Part Time

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