RN Registered Nurse - Ambulatory Surgery
Company: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Employment Type: Part time Shift: Day Shift Description:
POSITION PURPOSE 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
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Views patient holistically; considers physical, psychosocial,
emotional, age specific, cultural and spiritual factors.
Demonstrates appropriate assessment skills for identified patient
populations. Demonstrates critical thinking skills by gathering and
analyzing patient information, then responding to a patient
situation. Implements interventions 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. Identifies needs and begins to
plan for care across the continuum considering patient and family
preferences. Identifies patient and family education needs.
Develops and implements teaching plan based on evidence-based
practice, 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. Effectively functions as a member of the
inter-professional team by collaborating to achieve patient
outcomes. Participates directly or indirectly in interprofessional
rounds. Integrates unit/organizational quality and safety
initiatives to improve patient outcomes into professional practice.
Uses evidence-based practices to prevent hospital acquired
conditions. Creates an environment that promotes a positive patient
experience. Communicates both verbal and written information
(including documentation in the EMR) 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. Directs 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. Organizes
and prioritizes individual workload around patient and unit needs.
Adjusts activities and plans depending on the situation.
Consistently demonstrates purposeful rounding. Stewards resources
effectively; examples include patient supplies, linen, telemetry,
infusion pumps, physical and virtual safety attendants.
Demonstrates professional and standard nursing behaviors:
- Identifies own education and professional growth needs,
develops plan, and seeks resources to address
- Completes professional activities such as self-appraisal,
online learning assignments, and licensure renewal contact
- Participates in quality improvement and evidence-based practice
activities and integrates resultant changes into practice
- Identifies problems and initiates appropriate follow up
- Assumes leadership responsibilities as delegated such as charge
- Contributes to education and 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. Maintains the confidentiality
of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians,
colleagues, and visitors. Discusses patient and hospital
information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately
private places. Behaves in accordance with the Code of Conduct,
policies, and the Mission, Vision and Values of Trinity Health.
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. OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
- Graduation from accredited nursing program.
- Effective January 1, 2013, all new hires must have a BSN degree
or must agree in writing to obtain their BSN within five (5) years
from date of hire or transfer to an RN role.
- Current Michigan Nursing License REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of nursing theory, practice and age specific needs
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. 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.
Keywords: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Canton , RN Registered Nurse - Ambulatory Surgery, Other , Canton, Michigan
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