Staff RN - LHMI - Surg in Port Huron, MI at Lake Huron Medical Center

Date Posted: 1/28/2020

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Overview
Lake Huron Medical Center
 
Lake Huron Medical Center's history of service dates back to 1954, when the hospital was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy. The original building still serves our community, with several major expansions taking place over the years \u2013 and more expansion planned in the near future. Lake Huron Medical Center (LHMC) is a 144-bed acute care hospital conveniently located on Electric Avenue in Port Huron. Lake Huron Medical Center, now a member of the Prime Healthcare family offers high-quality and compassionate care and a variety of inpatient and outpatient services catered to meet the health care needs of the Blue Water and Thumb communities.
 
Lake Huron Medical Center Awards and AccreditationsA number of health care quality organizations have recognized Lake Huron Medical Center (LHMC) with awards and accreditations over the past few years. These awards clearly demonstrate our commitment to providing the highest quality care in the region.

  • LHMC is accredited by The Joint Commission.
  • LHMC has received a three-year, Level III trauma center designation from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (2019).
  • The Leapfrog Group - LHMC received an "A" in hospital safety from the Leapfrog Group (A-F grade scale - Fall 2018, Spring 2019 and Fall 2019).
  • Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2019)
  • Rated four stars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (2019)
  • LHMC has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (2019).
  • American College of Radiology Accreditation - LHMC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (2019).

    Responsibilities
    Staff RN is directly accountable to the OR Charge Nurse and the Director of Surgical Services, and indirectly to the House Supervisor. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of direct and indirect patient care in the peri-operative setting through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation for neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and older adults. The Registered Nurse coordinates the care of the patient with the surgeon and anesthesiologist, directs and guides the OR Technician and other personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Works with other departments to provide a continuum of care and co-workers to provide continuous, quality patient care, efficient patient flow and unit maintenance and organization. Responsible for adherence to regulations, standards and hospital or unit policies and procedures. Responsible for participation in Performance Improvement activities, unit meetings and in-services. Acts as a resource for other personnel as appropriate.
     
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    Qualifications
    Education and Work Experience
  • Current and valid state RN License.
  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
  • Current PALS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
  • Minimum of one year previous Perioperative experience or on the job training
  • Certified Nurse OR (CNOR) Certification (AORN) preferred
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
     
    We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf