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Beaumont Health System Clinical Nurse in Dearborn, Michigan

Clinical Nurse Req #: 30111217 Category: Nursing Facility: Beaumont Hospital Dearborn Department: Nursing ICU Schedule: Full time Shift: MidnightsHours: 1530-0400#160; Job Details: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.ICU is a 17-bed unit that provides care to a variety of patients. Patient population is typically 70% medical, 30% trauma, and we do take a variety of surgical cases.Inclusion criteria:Age 18 or greater (pediatric patients 14 or above may be placed with consult to pediatric physician, if required).Critically ill patients who are hemodynamically unstable (patients requiring hourly monitoring).Evaluation/tx of illnesses that may lead to death or acute organ failure, including severe sepsis/ septic shock.Evaluation/tx of illnesses that are amenable to treatment and require intensive monitoring.Concern of imminent physiological deterioration.Patients who require frequent (re)evaluation (including laboratory tests).Patients who require continuous medication infusions, and/or intensive nursing care.CIWA score 20;Equipment capabilities:Continuous EKG monitoring, NIBP monitoring, acute mechanical ventilators, in-room dialysis, CRRT, chest tubes, PA catheters, arterial lines, CO monitoring, CVP monitoring, ICP/camino monitoring, TVP monitoring, BIS monitoring, VADs, EVD monitoringMedication capabilities:All titrated vasopressors antiarrhythmic, thrombolytics, any medication requiring intensive monitoring (e.g. insulin drips), conscious sedation, TpA administration.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Applies the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and discharge needs of patient/family/significant other.Applies the Core Concepts of Patient- and Family-Centered Care (PFCC) in practice, and uses this knowledge to personalize care for each patient/family.Recognizes the impact of nursing care and patient/family partnerships on patient outcomes.Partners with and utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning plan of care.Provides quality care that meets or exceeds the expectations of value (core measures, quality matrix, patient experience, fiscally responsible).Provides assistance to individuals in a manner that takes into account their special needs, age-related and cultural-related needs.Recognizes the roles of the interdisciplinary team, patient and family care partners and utilizes them appropriately as resources in planning patient care.Delegates appropriate tasks.Demonstrates knowledge of and competently performs technical procedures and uses equipment properly.Documents in the patient record in a timely, accurate and concise manner.#160; Develops teaching strategies for patient/family; documents education and learning appropriately in health record.Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and is responsible for continuing personal education, mentoring peers and educating patients and families.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.Completes a self-appraisal that includes professional goals annually and completes peer review.Participates in department based activities, staff meetings and committees.Actively participates in hand offs of care, including the patient, family and partners in care.l