Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day ShiftDescription: Performs preoperative and postoperative care to inpatient and outpatient populations. Nurses also receive extensive training to assist physicians in a highly specialized procedural setting. The position generally works normal business hours, Monday through Friday but also includes call, weekend, and holiday requirements.Exceptional opportunity for a Registered Nurse to support our Endoscopy Unit and serve with us as a compassionate and transforming healing presence in our community. We seek extraordinary individuals from a variety of backgrounds because diversity makes us stronger.Full-Time Benefitted position scheduled 36 or 40 hours per week. Primarily day shift with an on-call requirement.This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to $10,000 for a two-year commitment.A Registered Nurse RN in Endoscopy provides quality patient care through competent practice and application of the nursing process in an outpatient setting. Accepts accountability for coordination of the nursing care of specific patients with complex medical and nursing needs as directed by the MDs within the surgical services department. Serves a clinical resource to others within the cancer program, and functions in a consultative relationship with health team members.REQUIRED EDUCATION / LICENSURERequires current Michigan Nursing License
Graduation from accredited nursing program
New hires must have a BSN degree or must agree in writing to obtain their BSN within five years
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs, communicates, and documents ongoing assessment of individual patients. Correlates patient response with physiologic and other relevant factors.
Interprets and responds to subtle or obvious changes in patient status and communicates same to MD, NP and /or social worker.
Investigates and initiates changes to prevent occurrence, recurrence or continuation of unsafe conditions.
Demonstrates accountability in resolving patient problems thorough interdisciplinary collaboration and implementation of plan of care.
Collaborates with other health team members to prepare patient/family for implementation of a plan of care.
Identifies patients in need of psycho-social intervention and involves social worker in evaluation and care plan development.
Reviews order for home care referrals for accuracy, and documents oversight activities of the care plan.
Monitors the status of selected patients as directed by the MD re: vital signs and medication tolerance.
Teaches patients how to self-administer selected medications as prescribed and directed by the MD.
Teaches patients self-care and behavior changes related to the patient's diagnosed medical condition(s).
Administers medications as directed by an NP or MD.
Acts as a resource to less experienced colleagues for nursing practice.
Formulates the RN//MA schedule on a rotating basis with RN colleagues.
Models leadership and communication behaviors to enhance the functioning of the health care team.
Provides evidence of incorporating new learning into nursing practice by attending appropriate conferences, seminars, inservices and reading books, journals and/or other literature.
Participates on committees and task forces, and reports results of their work to staff meetings.
Takes leadership responsibility for specific area(s) of clinical practice, e.g. labs, infection control, etc.
Answers telephone inquiries from patients and family, uses judgement as to emergent and/or non-emergent nature, and resolves the problem.
Calls patients with test results, and to convey NP and /or MD messages.
Calls patient prescriptions to area pharmacies.
BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO YOU AS A COLLEAGUE OF SJMHSCompetitive compensation
Benefits effective Day One! No waiting periods
Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability
Nurse Residency Program for all new nurses! Click here for more details (https://www.stjoeshealth.org/careers/nursing-careers/nurse-residency-program)
Retirement savings plan with employer match and contributions
Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity Health
Free parking in proximity to your workplace.
Click Here (https://www.stjoeshealth.org/careers/current-openings/benefits) to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Trinity Health Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH ST. JOSEPH MERCY ANN ARBORTrinity Health St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor is a 537 –bed teaching hospital located on 340 acre campus. Recognized by IBM Watson as a Top 100 Hospital and #1 Teaching Hospital, Trinity Health St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor has been a leading health care provider for more than 100 years. SJMHS has received numerous local and national awards in recognition of our leadership, quality outcomes, and clinical excellence.Trinity Health is a leading Catholic health care system based in Livonia, Michigan. Trinity Health operates in 22 states, employs about 133,000 colleagues and returns almost $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs.Click Here (https://www.stjoeshealth.org/about-us/) to learn more Trinity Health St. Joseph Mercy Ann ArborOur Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.