RN - Behavioral Health (10K sign-on bonus)
Company: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Employment Type: Full time Shift: Evening Shift Description:
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
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. 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 effectively Demonstrates
- 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
Education 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 License Required 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 patients 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.
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