General Summary: The Registered Nurse is responsible for the
assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care
for all patients within the department. Supervises the care
provided by unlicensed assistive personnel under the direction of
the Nurse Coordinator. Ensures the safety of the patient.
Performs all aspects of the Nursing Process:
Performs nursing assessments of the patient's physical,
psychosocial and cognitive status considering age and development
Formulates and documents individualized plans of care developed
with the patient, family and health care team members.
Implements patient care in a manner consistent with the age of
the patient, the plan of care and the changing needs of the
Documents patient care according to Hospital and Department
Evaluates patient care needs, determines priorities and directs
nursing care as required.
Supervises the care provided by unlicensed assistive personnel
under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Identifies and assists
in resolution of problems related to safety, sanitation and
maintenance of the environment.
Required Education, Experience and Certification/Licensure
1) Must have a current license as a Registered Nurse in the
State of Michigan
2) Effective 01/01/2013 BSN required within 5 years of hire date
for new RNs.
Required Skills and Abilities
1) Skilled in communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and
Employees of St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea 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
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benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to
you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.
This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and
responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential
requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive
statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or
non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under
the American's with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper's Act,
or SJMHS's Return to Work Program.
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