Company: Vighter Medic--al Group LLC
Title: Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit-Neuro/CCU
Position Type: Contract 13 Week Assignment (Temp to potential hire)
Location: Bay City, MI
Reports to: Project Manager
Shift Type: Nights, 7pm-7:30am, 12 hours, every other weekend, no on call
Job Summary: Vighter is recruiting a contract Registered Nurses to perform intensive care duties at McLaren Bay Region Critical Care Unit. The Registered Nurse collaborates with physician to provide a plan of care that will return the patient to optimal health. Provides bedside nursing care and carries out medical orders. Delegates to and oversees Nurse Assistant, Patient Care Associate, OB Care Associate, Surgical Service Assistant, Nursing Clerk and Psychiatric Tech functions. Responsible for evaluating effectiveness of care plan.
Assumes responsibility for a leadership role encompassing:
Integrating evidence-based knowledge into practice.
Delegation and coordination of tasks and assignments of nursing care.
Facilitates/participates in patient conferences.
Identifies and provides the means to meet patients' ongoing and discharge/transfer teaching needs by communicating with the appropriate resource persons and attending discharge/transfer planning conferences.
Assumes the responsibility for professional growth by seeking out educational opportunities and utilizing programs in the hospital or elsewhere in the community.
Teaches and/or guides professional and ancillary personnel.
Precepts/mentors new employees and students.
Functions as a team leader to ensure proper patient placement and delegation of assignments.
Communicates relevant information in a manner that is understandable and effective.
Shows organizational skills through effective planning.
Current unrestricted Michigan license to practice as a registered nurse
BLS certification (from American Heart Association)
ACLS certification (from American Heart Association)
Shall not have been convicted of a felony
Shall be able to read, write, and speak English
Shall be able to operate a personal computer utilizing Microsoft applications, such as Explorer, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. so as to efficiently create and/or utilize an Electronic Medical Record
Education: Evidence of graduation from baccalaureate, associate, or diploma nursing program in nursing for registered nurse.
2 years experience - Required
Comfortable with floating to similar units Required
Comfortable floating to ER Preferred
Septic shock and multiple vasopressors experience Required
Comfortable with Basic Dysrhythmia (will be testing) Required
Neuro surgical experience Preferred
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to sit for more than 8 hours per day
Must be willing to work overtime if necessary
Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
Must be able to pass a urine drug screen
General Liability, Professional Liability, and Medical Malpractice Insurance paid for by the company
Full-time employees receive Health, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Accidental Disability & Dismemberment, 4% retirement match 401K, Short-term and Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, and Accident Coverage
We specialize in healthcare staffing, medical support services, and the application of technology in related fields. Whether clients require healthcare professionals to fill clinical vacancies throughout the US or highly customized special operations tactical medical support in austere environments abroad, Vighter is there to help.
Vighter was founded on the principles of agility, customer service, and dedication to mission success. We are highly responsive to client requests and excel in dynamic environments. Our customer service approach caters not only to clients, but is also focused internally to support all of our great employees working around the world. Vighter’s dedication to overcome obstacles and achieve mission success flows throughout the organization. We are committed to exceeding our client’s expectations whenever and wherever services are required.
Our streamlined procedures to recruit quality applicants and swiftly process them through our candidate pipeline are the results of a multi-year investment into continuous improvement. The incorporation of technology allows us to execute large-scale recruiting and hiring campaigns, which fills vacancies more efficiently than ever before. Certifications such as ISO 9001 and The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Services accreditation provide clients with significant reassurances that we maintain an unwavering commitment to quality.