RN - Behavioral Health
Company: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 22, 2023
Employment Type:Part timeShift:Night ShiftDescription:General
Summary Provides quality patient centered care considering age
specific, developmental, cultural and spiritual needs through
competent clinical practice and application of the nursing process.
Consistently integrates concepts of relationship based care into
practice. Serves as a clinical and educational resource to others
on the unit. Assumes accountability for nursing care of designated
patients. Demonstrates unit/area-designated competencies.
-Essential Duties and Responsibilities
patient holistically; considers physical, psychosocial, emotional,
age specific, cultural and spiritual factors and demonstrates
appropriate assessment skills for an identified patient
population.Demonstrates critical thinking skills by gathering and
analyzing patient information, then responding to a patient
situation. Implements corrective and/or creative interventions to
achieve desired outcomes. - Perseveres through barriers/obstacles
to achieve the best possible outcomes for the patient.Develops
implements, evaluates and revises an individualized plan of care
using evidenced based interventions and standards of care, while
actively involving the patient and family. Identifies needs and
begins to plan for care across the continuum. -Identifies patient
and family education needs. Develops and implements teaching plan
based on existing standards, seeking out additional resources when
necessary. Utilizes teach back methodology to assure patient and
family is learning effectively. Identifies necessary resources to
assure readiness for discharge and begins to develop plan in
collaboration with other disciplines.Participates effectively as a
member of the interdisciplinary team by collaborating to achieve
patient outcomes. Participates directly or indirectly in
interdisciplinary rounds. Assures achievement of quality patient
outcomes in collaboration with medical staff and health care team.
Participates in unit/organizational quality and safety initiatives
to improve patient outcomes.Demonstrates awareness of potential
hospital acquired conditions such as nosocomial infections, falls
and pressure ulcers and actively seeks to prevent.Identifies
customer service needs and meets or exceeds expectations. Creates
an environment that promotes customer satisfaction and the patient
experience.Respectfully communicates both written and verbal
information that is accurate, timely, concise and thorough.
Effectively communicates patient status, priority goals and
interventions to colleagues and other disciplines during
consultation, rounds and handoffs.Manages team members to provide
care for a group of patients during a designated time frame. -
Prioritizes necessary activities and delegates appropriately.
Demonstrates effective team member skills.Efficiently organizes and
prioritizes individual workload around patient and unit needs.
Adjusts activities and plan depending on situation. Seeks to
improve personal organizational skills to increase work
efficiencies. Consistently demonstrates purposeful
rounding.Stewards available resources effectivelyDemonstrates
- Identifies own education and professional growth needs,
develops plan and seeks resources to address
- Completes professional activities such as self-appraisal,
Healthstream assignments, licensure renewal contact hours.
- Participates in QI and evidence based practice activities and
integrates resultant changes into practice
- Identifies problems & initiates appropriate follow up
- Assumes leadership responsibilities as delegated such as relief
- Contributes to education & growth of colleagues by providing
evaluation feedback, mentoring new staff to facility or unit,
assists with planning and presenting educational experiences for
self and colleagues based on identified unit needs
- Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships.
Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify
problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution. -
Responds to questions and needs in a non threatening and receptive
manner -Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired
pertaining to patients, physicians, employees and visitors to St.
Joseph Mercy Hospitals. Discusses patient and hospital information
only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.
Follows all HIPAA policies and procedures.Behaves in accordance
with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Joseph Mercy Hospitals.
Adheres to established performance standards.Assumes responsibility
for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to
assure personal safety and that of coworkers, patients and
families. Uses all available safety equipment. Reports all
preventable hazards and unsafe practices including near misses and
actual errors either to management or using the VOICE reporting
system. - - -Supplemental Duties and Responsibilities
and Licensure Education: - - - - Graduation from accredited nursing
program, New hires as of 1/1/12 must have a BSN degree or must
agree in writing to obtain their BSN within the specified time
frame.Licensure: - - - - Requires current Michigan Nursing
LicenseRequired Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of nursing theory, practice and age specific needs as
demonstrated by successful completion of introductory orientation
behaviors for Registered Nurse. -
- Interpersonal skills necessary to initiate and maintain
collegial relationships with coworkers and therapeutic
relationships with patients and families.
- Critical thinking skills necessary to perform principal duties
and responsibilities of job description.
- Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when
planning and performing professional nursing care.
- Ability to walk and stand continuously at least 90% of the
- Ability to move, lift and position patientsOur Commitment to
Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000
colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25
states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are
trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions,
language preferences, and health practices of the communities that
we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health
outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of
thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often
lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a
unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment,
retention, and development), commitment and accountability,
communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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