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Beaumont Health System Clinical Nurse in Wayne, Michigan

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. UNIT SUMMARY:IMC is a high-energy unit that promotes a positive culture and work environment with flexible scheduling; we strive to maintain a competitive nurse to patient ratio. Nurses on this unit are teamwork oriented and have excellent support staff which include nursing assistants, telemetry technicians and unit secretaries. We care for a diverse patient population including, but not limited to, respiratory, cardiac, and neuro illnesses. It is common to have patients on cardiac drips, cardiac catheterization patients and COPDneumonia/CHF patients. IMC staff meet once a month for unit council to address staff concerns and serve as a voice for the unit. Unit council also plans activities which include unit outings, in house activities and volunteer opportunities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 1. Applies the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and discharge needs of patient/family/significant other.2. Applies the Core Concepts of Patient- and Family-Centered Care (PFCC) in practice and uses this knowledge to personalize care for each patient/family.3. Recognizes the impact of nursing care and patient/family partnerships on patient outcomes.4. Partners with and utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning plan of care.5. Provides quality care that meets or exceeds the expectations of value (core measures, quality matrix, patient experience, fiscally responsible).6. Provides assistance to individuals in a manner that takes into account their special needs, age-related and cultural-related needs.7. Recognizes the roles of the interdisciplinary team, patient and family care partners and utilizes them appropriately as resources in planning patient care.8. Delegates appropriate tasks. 9. &/s