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Spectrum Health Registered Nurse, Homecare in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Job Description

Job SummaryUnder the direct supervision of the Nursing Manager, and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse uses clinical judgment skills to access and implement the treatment plan for patients. The RN assesses monitors, detects, plans and takes appropriate action to prevent physiological complications associated with specific health problems and/or medical treatment.Essential Functions

  • Communicates effectively with staff, residents and families. Assesses, develops, and maintains an individualized patient plan of care with the patient.

  • As needed, specified by SH entity: Performs Medication Administration Pass according to regulatory guidelines. Informs MDS coordinator of significant resident/patient changes needed for completion of the MDS.

  • Communicates with other members of the health care team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services. Acts as a patient/family advocate.

  • Evaluates patient’s and significant other’s educational needs and develops and implements appropriate teaching strategies or makes appropriate referrals.

  • Observes and reports the patient’s condition, needs and outcomes of intervention to the physician and other team members. Identify problems and emergency situations, and initiate immediate “life saving” measures in the absence of a physician.

  • As needed, specified by SH entity: Teaches and supervises the care provided by CNA, LPN or other nursing service personnel according to regulatory and agency guidelines.

  • Implements the plan of care by providing nursing services, including teaching, treatments, diagnostics, and preventive procedures, regularly evaluating the patient’s progress toward established goals recommending revisions to the plan as necessary, and planning for termination of service or discharge. Assumes a leadership role and delegates appropriately to support staff to facilitate safe, quality patient care in a cost-effective manner.

  • Participates in ongoing process improvement activities through the application of clinical paths, QA processes and other related activities. Ensures that processes and services are continuously monitored for quality, cost effectiveness, and efficiency.

Qualifications

+ + Required Associate's Degree Nursing

  • Preferred Bachelor's Degree Nursing

    • 2 years of relevant experience OB-postpartum and breastfeeding support, specific to the Going Home RN for Healthier Communities Required
  • 1 year of relevant experience of acute care, emergency, or rehab facility experience for all of the Home Care business lines Preferred

    • LIC-Registered Nurse (RN) - STATE_MI State of Michigan Upon Hire required
  • LIC-Driver's License - STATE_MI State of Michigan Upon Hire required

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association VNA and Home Care Business lines 90 Days required Or

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross VNA and Home Care Business lines 90 Days required

  • CRT-Board Cert Lactation Consultant (BC-IBCLC) - IBCLCE International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners Going Home RN for Healthier Communities Upon Hire preferred

Primary Location

SITE - Kent Community Campus Building Only - 750 Fuller Ave - Grand Rapids

Department Name

Skilled Nursing - Hospice

Employment Type

Full time

Shift

Day (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours

40

Hours of Work

40

Days Worked

M-F

Weekend Frequency

On-call weekends

Accommodation Notice: If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in Spectrum Health's application process. Contact us at 616-486-SHHR (7447).

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Who We Are

Spectrum Health is a nationally recognized not-for-profit health system, offering a full continuum of health services through our health plan, medical group and hospital group. As an integrated health system, we are able to work together across all facilities, employees and providers to create exceptional, consumer-focused interactions.

Spectrum Health is redefining what it takes to improve the health of our communities and introducing new and innovative ways for consumers to access high-quality, low-cost care so that they can connect with us for a lifetime of health.

We strive to provide one Spectrum Health experience: a consistent, high-quality, seamless health journey for consumers; no matter where, when or how they interact with us. The result is better health outcomes for the thousands of individuals, families and communities we serve.

We are the region’s largest employer, with corporate offices located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Spectrum Health Hospital Group and Spectrum Health Medical Group are consistently recognized for the exceptional care they provide. Priority Health is among the largest health system-sponsored health plans in the U.S. and offers extensive experience serving large and small employer groups, individuals, Medicare Advantage, Healthy Michigan Plan and Medicaid populations.

Since 2010, Spectrum Health has been listed five times among the 15 Top Health Systems in the U.S. by Truven Analytics™. Click here (https://www.spectrumhealth.org/about-us/quality-safety-and-patient-experience/awards) to see a complete list of our safety, quality and patient experience awards.

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