RN Critical Care-Virtual-Onsite

Every 3rd weekend
6:00a-6:30p-PART TIME

This position will be onsite at our central monitoring facility in Southfield MI



The Virtual Nurse is an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) and integrated care team member who leverages technology to collaborate with and support the needs of the bedside RN and the patient/family virtually. Two-way audio/visual technology provides the virtual nurse the ability to assist with admission and discharge activities, patient and family education, real-time patient quality and safety surveillance, proactive rounding, and staff mentoring/education. The purpose of this position is to harness the skills of an experienced RN to support and transfer knowledge to novice nurses within the organization, and to provide high-quality, remote nursing care in accordance with the established policies and procedures of Beaumont Health.


1. Uses technology to provide remote nursing care to an assigned group of patients in collaboration with the bedside nurse and multidisciplinary team, in accordance with established unit policies, procedures, and protocols.

2. Assists with completion of admission history, medication history, and admission screening tools for assigned patients.

3. Remotely assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients based upon the health history, documented physical examination findings, and diagnostic test results.

4. Monitors provider and bedside nurse assessment trends, laboratory values, progress notes, and diagnostic test results. Documents and communicates collaboratively with the bedside nurse regarding the patient condition and all nursing care provided. Supports the bedside nurse in ensuring appropriate information is relayed to the physician and multidisciplinary team.

5. Collaborates with the bedside nurse to initiate, update, evaluate, and revise the plan of care to facilitate the achievement of patient goals and expected outcomes.

6. Assists with identification of safety concerns and ensures findings are reported to the bedside nurse. Coordinates and collaborates with the bedside nurse on methods to mitigate safety concerns.

7. Collaborates with the bedside nurse to complete the patient learning needs assessment and provides patient and family education based on the assessment. Promotes optimum communication by answering patient/family questions, providing plan of care updates, and facilitating family meetings as needed. Documents patient and family communication and education provided.

8. In collaboration with bedside nurse, prepares the patient and family for discharge by providing discharge teaching and reviewing discharge instructions and recommended follow-up. Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

9. In collaboration with the bedside nurse and Care Management team, participates in rounding, assists with discharge planning, and identification of post-discharge needs, including discharge disposition, to facilitate the timely transition to the next level of care for the patient.

10. Provides coaching, teaching, educational material, and clinical resource support to bedside nurses.

11. Assists with patient triage and activation of the rapid response team in emergency situations.

12. Supports nursing shared governance and the nurse-driven practice model.

13. Supports system, hospital site and unit-based quality initiatives.


1. Supports the Mission, Value and Vision of Beaumont Health (BH). Demonstrates personal commitment through active involvement in the performance improvement process.

2. Exhibits excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers. Promotes positive public relations with patients, family members, guests, and others.

3. Supports and adheres to all Beaumont Health’s customer service, service excellence, and performance standards. Supports and participates with all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organizations including in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress code.

4. Adheres to HIPAA requirements and maintains confidentiality of all data, including patient, employee and operations information.

5. Supports and participates in a collaborative team-oriented environment – cooperates and works together with all co- workers, plans and completes job duties, uses appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations and follows up as appropriate regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.

6. Supports, cooperates with and demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules – including universal precautions - reports and prevents/corrects unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and departmental safety programs.

7. Completes all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organization.

8. Maintains current licensure, registration and/or certification, as applicable, at all times.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

A. Education / Training:

· Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited program/institution

B. Work Experience:

· Requires 3-years of experience in Critical, Progressive Care or Emergency Department, 5 years preferred

· Current demonstrated clinical competence

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills

C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:

· State of Michigan licensure as Registered Nurse

· Current BLS and ACLS Certification Required

· NIH Stroke Scale Certification Required

· Nursing Specialty Certification Preferred

D. Other Qualifications:

· Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision

· Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action

· Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills consistent with mission and values

· Demonstrates interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients in situations requiring sensitivity and tact

· Demonstrates strong health assessment skills

· Must be able to comfortably utilize new and existing technologies to provide effective remote nursing care

Beaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.

  • NEW On-demand pay program – powered by Payactiv
  • Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
  • Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services
  • Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans
  • Relocation assistance
  • Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance

Our diverse and talented teams of professionals and clinicians don’t just share in the success of our system; they make it possible. Driven by our shared commitment to making our communities healthier and stronger, we are leading the way in health care innovation with relentless ambition and a belief that anything is possible when we work together. 

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Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.