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RN Clinical Leader - 7 South, Orthopedics

Company: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Evening ShiftDescription:I Accountability Objectives:The Clinical Leader is a collaborative leader of the care team and is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the optimal provision of care through daily management of unit operations as prescribed by the American Nurses Association (ANA) Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. In addition, the Clinical Leader is accountable to practice in accordance with the standards established/endorsed by St Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) leadership and by external regulators and accreditation agencies. The Clinical Leader actively promotes the SJMO Model of Care and the nursing profession, in fulfillment of the SJMO Quality Plan for Nursing. The Clinical Leader is accountable todrive nursing practice though facilitation of shared governance. The Clinical Leader is expected to abide by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.II Position Qualifications:Minimum Education, Licensure / Certification and Experience Required.A. Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.II Position Qualifications:Minimum Education, Licensure / Certification and Experience Required.B. Licensure / Certification
    • Active license to practice nursing in the State of Michigan
    • Certification by a nationally recognized nursing organization is preferred
    • Membership in a professional nursing organization is preferred
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) for all inpatient bedside care areas, and inpatient and outpatient surgical services required within 45 days from date of hire or transfer.
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required for specified care areas: AICU, CCU, PACU, Critical Care Nurse Res Pool, Cath Lab, Amb Surgery, Emergency Department, Clinical Decision Unit required within 6 months from date of hire or transfer.
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) for specified care areas as follows: labor and delivery, neonatal intensive care required within 12 months from date of hire or transfer.
    • Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certification (EFM-c) is required for specified areas as follows: Labor and Delivery, Antenatal, and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, obtained within the first 12 months from date of hire or transfer.
    • NIH Stroke Scale for specified care areas such as follows: AICU, CCU, emergency department, critical care NRP, and neuroscience required within 6 months of date of hire or transfer.
    • FIM credentialing for specified care areas such as follows: inpatient rehabilitation required within 6 months of hire or transfer.C Special Skill / Aptitudes
      • Ability to use critical thinking, logic and reasoning to address complex situations.
      • Ability to serve as a teacher, mentor, and coach to patients, students, and other care team members to advance the profession of nursing and optimize patient outcomes.
      • Ability to organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
      • Analytical skills necessary to organize and oversee care team members and assist in developing and administering policies and procedures.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary in order to deal effectively with various levels of hospital personnel, outside customers and community groups.
      • Continuously seeks opportunities to improve the quality of patient care delivery through the innovative and creative resolution finding.
      • Demonstrates responsiveness to needs of patients, other care team members, and self.
      • Ability to use and effectively integrate positive approaches to meet diverse patient needs, optimize resources, and adapt care processes to accommodate changes in the healthcare environment.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to form and maintain positive relationships with customers and other healthcare professionals.
      • Excellent customer service orientation skills necessary in order to deal effectively with various levels of hospital personnel, outside customers and community groups.D. Experience
        • Two years of experience in healthcare related field preferred, with demonstrated leadership ability.III Duties / Responsibilities:
          • Coordinates provision of care excellence in collaboration with all care team members.
          • Provides care and oversight to assure patient care reflects respect for patients' rights, dignity, values, cultural preferences, and expressed needs.
          • Demonstrates principles of Relationship-based Care to cultivate and maintain therapeutic relationships.
          • Uses data and evidence to guide best practice and continuous improvement.
          • Utilizes and assures the integration of technology to support patient care and nursing practice.
          • Utilizes process excellence tools and processes to improve the quality of patient care delivery.
          • Participates in resource planning to advance nursing practice, quality of care, nurse and patient satisfaction.
          • Participates in organizational initiatives that promote patient and workplace safety, optimal patient outcomes, and satisfaction.
          • Actively engages and facilitates point of care nurses' participation in organizational and unit-based initiatives that promote patient and workplace safety, optimal patient outcomes, and satisfaction.
          • Contributes to the positive image of nursing and enhances the SJMO culture of excellence by modeling professional behavior both in the organization and the community.
          • Continuously seeks opportunities to enhance one's own professional practice through membership in a professional nursing organization and involvement in community activities.
          • Embraces change and lifelong learning, taking personal accountability to seek out experiences that promote personal and professional growth in order to advance skills and competence.
          • Integrates principles of the Personal.Connected.Journey and demonstrates Trinity Health Guiding Behaviors to provide excellent care of self, patients, and care team members.
          • Uses data and evidence to drive decisions at point of care that improve and optimize care delivery, clinical outcomes, and patient and nurse satisfaction.
          • Uses and effectively integrates technology to support patient care and nursing practice.
          • Participates in recruitment, hiring, orientation, and evaluation.
          • Promotes a care environment that results in care excellence as evidenced by outperforming national benchmarks for quality related to patient outcomes, patient and care team members' satisfaction.
          • Demonstrates and actively promotes an understanding and commitment to the mission of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland through performing behaviors consistent with the Trinity Health Values.
          • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations, the Trinity Health Organizational Integrity Program, including the Standards of Conduct, Code of Ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behaviors.
          • Supports and conducts one's self in a manner consistent with customer service expectations.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity 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, Pontiac , RN Clinical Leader - 7 South, Orthopedics, Other , Pontiac, Michigan

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