Posted in Other 30+ days ago.
Type: Full Time
Become a part of our skilled, dedicated, and compassionate nursing team in our award-winning Webber Heart Center! About our Hospital Munson Medical Center is a 442-bed nonprofit regional referral center and the largest of nine hospitals in the Munson Healthcare system. Located in beautiful Traverse City, Munson Medical Center is nationally recognized for superior quality care - with three Magnet designations, a Level II Trauma Center, ACS Stroke Certification, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation, and an award-winning heart program. We also have the only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in northern Michigan and a brand new Cancer Center. Plus, it s a great place to work! Our employee engagement surveys consistently confirm that our teams are happy, challenged and professionally fulfilled. Webber Heart CenterThe 127-bed Webber Heart Center is part of Munson Medical Center, the regional referral center for 540,000 people living in 24 counties throughout northern Michigan. Four patient care floors are dedicated to caring for patients with cardiovascular conditions that require hospitalization. The Webber Heart Center is staffed by our heart team, led by five cardiothoracic surgeons and 22 cardiologists and interventional cardiologists. This team has developed one of the finest heart programs in the nation, right here in northern Michigan. Nursing and support staff also are highly skilled and trained in their specific areas. Our heart team is part of Munson Healthcare, a 970-bed health care system. We have provided advanced heart care longer than any other team in northern Michigan. We do more heart procedures than anyone else and our experience improves yours.Cardiac Floors + A2 Cardiothoracic Unit + A3 Coronary Care and Cardiac Interventional Unit + A4 Cardiac Telemetry Unit + A6 Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Lab+ A7 Stroke Telemetry Unit ENTRY REQUIREMENTSCurrently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.For those hired into an RN position prior to January 1, 2009, it is encouraged to obtain a BSN. Certification in the specialty area of practice is also encouraged.For those hired into an RN position after January 1, 2009, it is required to obtain a BSN within ten years of their start date as an RN. Certification in the specialty area of practice is strongly encouraged.For those hired into an RN position after January 1st, 2015, it is required to obtain a BSN within 5 years of start dateExperience in the clinical area in which application has been made is desirable.Is a self-directed professional with the ability to make independent judgments directing patient care.Demonstrates ability in using the computer with Windows format preferred.ORGANIZATIONAccountable to the Unit Manager or designee of the assigned patient care unit; ultimately accountable for the practice of nursing to the Vice President, Patient Care Services.Provides direction to and supervision of LPNs, Techs, Clerks, Nursing Assistants, and/or other categories as needed.Works collaboratively and effectively with all members of the Patient Care Team. AGE OF PATIENTS SERVEDCares for patients in the age category(s) checked below: Neonatal (birth-1 mo) Young adult (18 yr-25 yrs) Infant (1 mo-1 yr) Adult (26 yrs-54 yrs) Early childhood (1 yr-5 yrs) Sr. Adult (55 yrs-64 yrs) Late childhood (6 yrs-12 yrs) Geriatric (65 yrs & above) Adolescence (13 yrs-17 yrs) X All ages (birth & above) No direct clinical contact with patientsAge of Patients Served is dependent on the specific populations cared for on the Unit. SPECIFIC DUTIESSupports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare.Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.Promotes personal and patient safety.Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.Follows Scope and Standards of Practice from American Nurses Association as listed below.Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. *This posting is a recruitment marketing campaign and not an actual position available at the hospital. Upon submitting an application to this requisition, a member of the recruitment team will discuss your interest in cardiac specialty positions and send your application to the appropriate hiring manager accordingly. After discussing your interest in a position with a recruiter further, your application will be re-assigned to an appropriate position that is currently open and available at the organization. The shift, FTE, and other factors may be different according to our currently open positions.