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Graduate Nurse – Peri-Operative Internship Program

Traverse City, MI

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Posted on August 13, 2018

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About Graduate Nurse – Peri-Operative Internship Program

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Graduation from a state approved nursing educational program. Currently registered (or planning to register) to take the State board licensing exam. The expectation is that the State board licensing exam will be taken as soon as possible. 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.

Maintains Basic Life Support certification.

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 date.

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.

PERI-OPERATIVE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The Peri-Operative internship is a one-year paid training program for nurses who would like to transition to a career in the operating room. The first eight to ten weeks encompass the didactic portion of the program in the classroom with clinical focus time.Peri-Op 101® is utilized for the program. It provides the basic didactic peri-operative education in a Geo-Learning on-line format that gives the novice OR nurses the rationale and theory needed to provide safe patient care (AORN is an ANCC-accredited provider of continuing education).

ORGANIZATION

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.

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 SERVED

Cares 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 patients

Age of Patients Served is dependent on the specific populations cared for on the Unit.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Supports 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.

  • 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.

  • Supports the mission statement of Munson Healthcare (MHC), Munson Medical Center (MMC) AND Munson Nursing: Munson Healthcare and its partners work together to provide superior quality and promote community health.

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