RN - Contingent - Unit Base - Addiction & Recovery Center - Henry Ford Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI

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The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care to the patient by systematically applying specialized knowledge and skill as derived from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences, to the care, treatment, counsel and education of patients with full implementation of the five phases of the nursing process and profession standards of care.

The patient care team is typically made up of Psych Techs, Therapists, and Physicians but may involve other caregivers as needed. The RN will direct the patient care team, assigning and reassigning Psych Techs as appropriate to meet patient care needs. The RN will assess the needs of each patient for whom he or she is responsible.
Minimum Education
    • Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN)
    • Enrollment in a Bachelor of science in Nursing (BSN) program within three (3) years of hire
    • Completion of Bachelor of science in Nursing (BSN) within five (5) years of hire

Minimum Work Experience

    • Five (5) year employment history
    • Experience with substance abuse services

Required Licenses/Certifications

    • Current Michigan Nursing license
    • Current BLS or obtained during patient care orientation

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

    • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to problem-solve.
    • Critical thinking skills and judgment necessary to assign and direct others in the delivery of patient care.
    • Ability to assume full assignment for the assigned area
    • Ability to work a minimum number of shifts and commit in advance to designated dates
    • Ability to work a minimum of 2 vacant shifts per month, to include one summer and one winter holiday, 4 weekend shifts per year and scheduled as needed by the department
    • Knowledge of the care of adult and geriatric patients.
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word, Excel, and email applications

Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)


       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

       and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

       benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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