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Graduate Nurse- Perioperative Internship

As a part of Munson Healthcare's commitment to providing quality patient care, qualified applicants accepting certain full-time positions are eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus with employment commitment. Applicants can learn more about the sign-on bonus and qualifications when connecting with a recruiter.

Munson Medical Center's Surgical Services department includes 17 OR suites providing diverse surgical care to northern Michigan residents and visitors.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • This is for the Periop Internship (a permanent, paid training program to become an OR RN).

  • Please contact [email protected] for more information.

  • New graduate candidates must have graduated from an ACEN or CCNE accredited program of nursing.

  • Currently registered to take the State board licensing exam within three months of hire date.

  • Medication delivery and counting of narcotics or witnessing waste of narcotics may not be done until the RN licensure is obtained.

  • Experience in the clinical area in which application has been made is desirable.

    ORGANIZATION

  • Works under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Accountable 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.

  • Works collaboratively and effectively with all members of the patient care team.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES

    1. Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare. 2. Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare. 3. Promotes personal and patient safety. 4. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times 5. Maintains professional working relationship with patients, families, nursing staff, providers and the entire health care team. 6. Works within the guidelines of nursing and hospital standards of practice, policies and procedures. 7. Performs direct patient care activities under the direction, supervision, and delegation of a Registered Nurse. 8. Demonstrates knowledge and clinical competence for applicable patient populations. 9. Does NOT administer medications until the RN license is obtained. 10. Does not complete all steps of the nursing process. Collaborates with the Registered Nurse for the assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing and patient care. 11. Communicates patient care findings and concerns to the supervising Registered Nurse. 12. Assists with the medication storage, stocking, transportation, and checking of expiration dates as delegated.

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