Job Description UP Health System - Bell
Provides direct patient care to laboring women and newbornsusing the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards ofpractice.
Performs plan of care intervention,including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments,as well as other medical care treatment.
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition asappropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living,including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinatepatient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral andspiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family andprovides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, andcircumstances.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotionalwell-being of the patient.
Follows established policies and procedures, objectives,safety standards, and sensitivity to confidential information.
Willing and able to demonstrate appropriate corecompetencies annually or as requested.
Completes a comprehensive assessment according to hospitalpolicy.
Formulates a nursing diagnosis from assessment of thepatients' acute and chronic health problems.
Communicates effectively all patient assessment data withthe healthcare professionals responsible for the patient.
Completes a written care plan for assigned patients andreviews and revises according to established nursing guidelines.
Provides the daily care of each patient assigned incompliance with the written care plan.
Demonstrates knowledge based in areas of, but not limitedto, standards of care, practice and professional performance, policies andprocedures, drugs, lab values and legal issues.
Serves on hospital committees and/or participates in Q1activities as directed by the Department Manager.
Demonstrates self-directed learning and participates incontinuing education; attend scheduled meetings.
Performs admitting procedures as regards to the obstetricalpatient according to policy and procedure.
Demonstrates knowledge of induction procedures.
Demonstrates ability to perform in delivery room, birthingroom and/or operating room.
Demonstrates ability to provide newborn care/screeningprocedures.
Demonstrates knowledge/skill to provide post partum care.
Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic techniques.
Demonstrates awareness of self-responsibility andaccountability for personal professional growth.
Assist with orientation of new employees and staffdevelopment activities for the unit.
Maintains confidentiality in accordance with HIPAAregulations.
Support the culture of service excellence throughout theorganization.
Actively seek ways to demonstrate a commitment to continuousimprovement and participate in professional development opportunities.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Completes annual educational requirements.
Understands and adheres to Bell's compliance standards asthey appear in Bell's Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflictof Interest Policy.
Computer and/or keyboarding skillsrequired.
Excellent human relations and oral/written communication.
Excellent organizational abilities.
Demonstrated teamwork skills.
Ability to deal with change.
Demonstrates a positive attitude toward initiating continuous improvement.
Ability to respond appropriately even in challenging situations.
Ability to work without direct supervision.
Job Requirements
Minimum Education
Graduate of school of nursing
Current license to practice as an RN in the State of Michigan
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and theability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressfulenvironment and take appropriate action.
? Basic Life Support (BLS)) ? Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)
Licenses: Valid RN license in the State of Michigan.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Certification
Primary Source Verification: Michigan Board of Nursing
MinimumWork Experience
Preferred: One year of experience in an OB setting.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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