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Trinity Health RN, Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health in Chelsea, Michigan

*Position 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 Registered Nurse. Ensures the safety of the patient.

This is a contingent / flex position working a variety of shifts including weekends and holidays.

Qualifications: Must have a current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. Recent behavioral health experience preferred.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participates in their resolution.

Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea/Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.

Maintains knowledge to perform the duties of the job. Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.

Demonstrates self-directed learning.

Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea/Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

Provides quality patient care by considering the age specific, development and cultural needs through competent clinical practice. Demonstrates unit/area competencies and understanding of policies and procedures.

Identifies and assists in resolution of problems related to safety, sanitation and maintenance of the environment.

Practices effective communication in all interactions (patient, visitor, co-worker, etc.)

Promotes a positive work environment by demonstrating teamwork.

Performs all aspects of the Nursing Process:

Performs nursing assessments of the patient's physical, psychosocial and cognitive status considering age and development level.

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 patient.

Documents patient care according to Hospital and Department standards.

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.

Other Functions and Responsibilities

1) Performs other duties as assigned.

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 service excellence

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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Job Number: 00110699

Location: Chelsea, MI

Organization Name: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Facility: SJSEMI - SJMHS Chelsea Comm Hospital

Employment Type: Part time

Shift: Rotating Shift

Hours: 0

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