12 Hour Night Shift
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health
care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern
Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000
nurses and staff, and includes 6 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health
Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty
The 2 North Progressive Care Unit is a 12 bed unit providing
excellent and compassionate care to a wide range of patient
populations. This PCU is located in the state of the art north
tower on the second floor.
Full-Time, 36 hours per week - 7 p.m. to 7:30 a.m., Every other
weekend. Every other holiday.
Medical and Surgical (Trauma, Ortho, Neuro and Spine).Patients
admitted to the SICU require intensive care monitoring including
those patients with hemodynamic instability, compromised
respiratory status and frequent neurological monitoring during the
post-operative period of hospitalization. The population of
patients includes cardiothoracic surgery, trauma, neurosurgery,
vascular and general surgeries.
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
Views patient holistically; considers physical, psychosocial,
emotional, age specific, cultural and spiritual factors and
demonstrates appropriate assessment skills for an identified
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
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
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
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
- 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
- Requires current Michigan Nursing License
Employees of St. Joseph Mercy Health System enjoy
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
Visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers to learn more about the
benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to
you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.
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