Trinity Health Chelsea RN - Infusion - Contingent in Chelsea, Michigan

General Summary: Registered Nurse works collaboratively with IHA Hematology Oncology Associates in a new 6-chair infusion center at SJMC. Primary responsibilities include outpatient care follow-up and administration of chemotherapy, in addition to a variety of other types of Infusion services.

Functions:

Performs nursing assessments of the patient's physical, psychosocial and cognitive status considering age and development level.

Formulates and documents individualized plans of care developed with the patient, family and health care team members.

Demonstrates excellent IV skills and the ability to manage/maintain Venous Access Devices, such as pic lines and ports.

Implements patient care in a manner consistent with the age of the patient, the plan of care and the changing needs of the patient.

Documents patient care according to Hospital and Department standards.

Evaluates patient care needs, determines priorities and directs nursing care as required for the delivery of quality patient care.

Supervises the care provided by unlicensed assistive personnel under the direction of the Registered Nurse.

Experience working as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

Able to problem solve and manage crisis, able to adapt quickly to a rapidly changing patient care environment.

Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.

Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.

Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient.

Requirements:

Required Education, Experience and Certification/Licensure

1) Minimum Associates Degree from an accredited nursing program; BSN preferred

2) Effective 01/01/2013 BSN required within 5 years of hire date for new RNs

3) Chemotherapy Certification Required

Required Skills and Abilities

1) Skilled in communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and service excellence

Employees of St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea enjoy…

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance and Disability
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity Health

Visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American’s with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper’s Act, or SJMHS’s Return to Work Program.

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Job Number: 00113453

Location: Chelsea, MI

Organization Name: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Facility: SJSEMI - SJMHS Chelsea Comm Hospital

Employment Type: Part time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 0