Delivers nursing care responsibly and accountably as described professionally by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and legally by the State of Michigan. Demonstrates competency through the critical thinking model known as the nursing process.
This includes assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Upholds the standards of professional performance as described by the ANA. This includes ethical practice, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence-based practice and research, quality of practice, professional practice evaluation, resource utilization and environmental health. Strives to achieve optimal outcomes.
Basic Life Support (BLS) All unless otherwise noted 90 Days
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Kelsey: Med-Surg, Emergency Department United: Med Surg (Charge Nurse Only), ICU, Emergency Department, Surgery 90 Days
Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Kelsey: N/A United: OB 90 Days
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Kelsey: Emergency Department United: Med Surg (Charge Nurse only), Emergency Department, Surgery 90 Days
Basic & Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Courses (Intermediate Fetal Monitoring or comparable course) Kelsey: N/A United: OB (labor and delivery only) 1 Year
National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification (NIH) Kelsey: Emergency Department United: Med Surg (Charge Nurse Only), Emergency Department 60 Days
Nursing Administration or Professional (Specialty) Certification Charge Nurses 1 Year
Lactation Consultant Int'l Board Cert (IBCLC)
Clinical Area of Specialty Certification Upon Hire
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