Experienced RN MICU Weekend Alternative FT & PT
Company: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: September 23, 2022
*Employment Type:* Full time *Shift:* *Description:* 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 Saint Joseph Mercy Health System **6 North Medical Intensive
Care Unit (MICU) **is a 20-bed unit that provides services to older
adolescent, adult, and older adult cardiac patients, acute and
chronic Heart Failure patients, as well as medical/surgical
patients who require cardiac monitoring.
* Full-Time (36 hours per week)
* Day / Night rotation during training: 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m./7 p.m.
to 7:30 a.m., Nights after orientation.
Services are provided to critically ill adult patient. Patients in
the unit require frequent and close assessment, skillful and timely
clinical interventions and sophisticated technical support to
achieve aggressive treatment goals. Majority of the patients within
the unit have pulmonary diagnoses. Other common diagnoses are
gastrointestinal bleeding, sepsis, neurologic events and diabetic
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 purposeful
* 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.
* Requires current Michigan Nursing License
**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
to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development
opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health
*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
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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