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RN, Registered Nurse - Contingent Behavioral Health

Company: Trinity Health Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type: Part time Shift: Rotating Shift Description: An Opportunity to join our Remarkable Care Team as a Registered Nursein the Inpatient Behavioral Health department awaits YOU!The Inpatient Behavioral Health Units offer a healing environment for individuals experiencing mental health related disorders, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and thought disorders, such as schizophrenia. The individualized needs of each patient are recognized and embraced throughout a patient's stay.Our Inpatient Behavioral Health Units are secure units for patients 18 years of age and older. Both voluntary and involuntary patients are accepted. Admissions occur 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.Services ProvidedServices are provided to any patient experiencing an acute psychiatric crisis. Patients admitted to the inpatient unit meet the following general criteria: the presence of a life threatening and/or severely incapacitating symptoms or a high probability for the impending development of such symptoms; potential of harm to self or others.

  • Individual therapy with attending psychiatrist
  • Individualized, multidisciplinary treatment planning
  • Medication assessment and/or treatment
  • Experienced and knowledgeable social workers, clinical therapists, nurses, activity therapists and mental health technicians
  • Individual, family, and group therapyRequirements:
    • Graduation from accredited nursing program:
    • As of 1/1/12, newly hired Registered Nurses must have a BSN degree or must agree in writing to obtain their BSN within a specified time frame.
    • 2 years Med / Surg or general nursing experience highly preferredLicensure: Requires current Michigan Nursing License Must have two years current acute experience in a specialty area.Willing to sign Unit Based Flex Agreement which requires:
      • Shift Types (determined by hiring manager)
      • Two weekend shifts per schedule. Weekend shifts extend from Friday at 1900 (for 12P schedules) through Monday at 0730.
      • If requests are not submitted by due date, individual schedules will be entered based on schedule needs.
      • One winter holiday and two difficult to staff/summer holiday shifts per year.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
        • Views 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.
        • 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.
        • 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.Employees of St. Joseph Mercy Health System enjoy
          • Competitive compensation
          • Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance and Disability
          • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
          • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity HealthVisit to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity 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.

Keywords: Trinity Health Michigan, Ann Arbor , RN, Registered Nurse - Contingent Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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