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Nurse Extern

Company: McLaren Health Care
Location: Mount Clemens
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: Under the direct
supervision of the Registered Nurse, provides direct and indirect patient care
in accordance with established policies, procedures, and guidelines. Assesses, implements, plans and evaluates
care utilizing the nursing process.
Performs a variety of simple and complex tasks and procedures. Reports changes in patient condition to the
Registered Nurse.
Essential Functionsand Responsibilities:
Under the directsupervision of the Registered Nurse, assesses, implements, plans andevaluates nursing care utilizing the nursing process. Creates, updates, and documents the planof care based on patient outcomes.

Provides teaching to patient and family anddocuments the same.

Initiates discharge planning and provides dischargeinstructions and documents the same.

Provides direct and indirect patient care.

Performs a variety of procedures/skills withsuccessful completion of training.

Works collaboratively with team members to assureappropriate care is provided.

Assists physicians with bedside procedures.

Prepares and maintainspatient areas, utility rooms, etc.Works to maintain the unit in good working order.

Successful completionof a school of nursing program by start or transfer date.

Nurse Extern (NE) mustprovide proof of graduation within 30 days of the date of hire or effectivedate of transfer to NE role for internal candidates. Proof can be in the form of,

Authorization to test NCLEX(RN National Council Licensing Exam) provided by the Michigan Bureau of HealthProfessions.

Certified collegetranscripts conferring graduation.

A personalized letter on thecolleges nursing school letterhead with appropriate signature, confirming fulfillmentof graduation requirements.

Nurse Extern (NE) mustprovide written confirmation of NCLEX testing date(s) to Human Resources.

Achieve Michigan RN licensurewithin 90 days of hire and provide proof to Human Resources and Manager,Patient Care Services. Nurse Externmust be electronically notified of their testing results.

If unsuccessful inobtaining Michigan Licensure upon first attempt, NE will retest a minimumof 45 days after administration of the first exam, per the NCSBNpolicy. If NE is unable tosuccessfully complete the nursing licensure exam after two attempts theNE will be removed from the NE position and placed in a Nurse Assistantposition within 7 days or employment will be terminated.

NE will move into anopen Registered Nurse position the first full pay period following RNlicense date. This will also be thedate of the new hourly pay rate and status change.

Graduate Nurse mustsign the Statement of Understanding: Nurse Extern Guidelines andQualifications.

BLS card from American Health Association (AHA)required before start date (valid at least 60 days beyond start date).

Equal Opportunity Employer ofMinorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Job: Technical
Primary Location: Michigan-Mount Clemens-Mt Clemens Reg Med Center
Employee Status Regular
Shift Night Job
Job Type Standard
Schedule Per Diem
Req ID: 22001894

Keywords: McLaren Health Care, Detroit , Nurse Extern, Healthcare , Mount Clemens, Michigan

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