REGISTERED NURSE PER DIEM

We're #hiring!

You belong here if:

You are called to make an impact in greater Grand Rapids;

You are called to help men, women and children overcome homelessness;

You see value and potential in every human being no matter how broken they are;

You rejoice in seeing lives transformed forever;

You are called to demonstrate the compassion of Jesus to everyone.

Summary

This is a great position for a compassionate RN who enjoys building relationships, who likes to think on their feet, and who wants to be a strong advocate for the people they serve. The right person is someone who believes in the mission of Mel Trotter Ministries and who understands there is more to providing great care than just checking boxes and moving to the next guest.  Plus, they should have excellent people skills and be a proactive listener, be compassionate, and have empathy.

Job Duties

  • Provide accurate documentation of all Guest interactions and medical interventions
  • Assist with Health Education and referrals to hospitals, agencies and clinics as needed for Program Guests
  • Direct, teach, mentor, coach and work with nursing students when they are on site, helping them acclimate and achieve success with their internship
  • Provide triage and medical assessments of Public Inebriates (PI) and Program Guests with emergent medical complaints
  • Coordinate and evaluate medical inventory or item donations
  • Assist in coordinating and providing TB skin tests for staff and Flu shots when available.
  • Maintain PI statistics needed for PI Program funding needs
  • Integrate theory and evidence-based knowledge in the application of nursing care for clients while supporting the goals of health promotion, health maintenance, and disease prevention in a community-based setting. 
  • Provide patient care using critical reasoning skills and ethical judgment that supports a safe standard of care, advocacy for patients in an alternative healthcare environment
  • Evaluate an interdisciplinary plan of care for a diverse population who is experiencing a variety of physical and psychosocial health states in a community setting.  

Core Competencies

  • Faith - Commitment to faith-based approach to advocacy for the guests
  • Sensitivity - competently communicate across racial, class and cultural divides
  • Attendance/Punctuality - reliable and dependable
  • Communication - prompt, courteous, respectful, helpful, appropriate, correct
  • Initiative - takes appropriate action without being asked
  • Attitude - positive and supportive of the work and organization
  • Team Participation - supports and helps others
  • Accountability - demonstrates responsibility
  • Cooperation - willing to hear the thoughts of others and work toward a common goal
  • Integrity/Credibility - honest and adheres to moral and ethical principles; trustworthy
  • Compassion - concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others, leading to action and advocacy

Skills/Qualifications

  • Formal training in the nursing field with a State of Michigan RN License
  • Current CPR Certification.
  • Some crisis intervention training and/or experience

Working Conditions

  • Regular standing, walking, climbing, crouching, bending, pushing, or pulling
  • Understand, speak, read, and write fluent English
  • Required to talk and  hear
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to use fine motor hand functions
  • Frequently exposed to varying temperatures from below 32 degrees to above 80 degrees

Denomination:

Phone: 
6164548249

Employment Type:

Job Type:

Contact Name: 
MEL TROTTER MINISTRIES
Street: 
225 Commerce Ave SW
City: 
Grand Rapids

State:

Zip: 
49503
Email Address: 
How to Apply: 
Print the application and complete it Application for Employment E-mail, fax, or mail completed application (along with a cover letter and resume, if appropriate) to: Employment Opportunity Mel Trotter Ministries 225 Commerce Ave. SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503 E-mail: jobs@meltrotter.org Phone: 616-454-8249 Fax: 616-454-5255