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The DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital psychiatric program is the largest emergent psychiatric program in southeast Michigan, serving the most chronic, acute, and diverse patients 24-hours a day. The program consists of an acute 19-bed inpatient unit, emergency psychiatric crisis center and the psychiatric consult liaison service. The Wayne State University Physician Group provides physician services to the crisis center and inpatient units as well as the consult service.
The Adult Central Campus Behavioral Health unit and Crisis Center are housed within DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital. DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital is Michigan's first Level 1 Trauma Center and one of the busiest and most well-equipped emergency departments anywhere, this hospital trains nearly half of the practicing emergency medicine physicians in the state.
Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer DMC Main Campus (Adult Central Campus - Harper University and Detroit Receiving Hospitals) assumes system management responsibility for multiple (2 or more) services, functions, or processes within the assigned specialty area. This position has responsibility for the Behavioral Health nursing area.
Works collaboratively with clinical leadership to standardize nursing practice to deliver high quality clinical care, incorporating research and teaching activities. Cultivates and maintains professional relationships with primary customers of the clinical area(s) including medical directors, physicians, physician groups and patients to enhance customer service and to positively impact core clinical measures. Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates systems/initiatives/programs to facilitate performance/quality improvements in keeping with strategic objectives and regulatory requirements. Implements rapid quality improvement interventions and Lean methodologies. Understands the benefits of standardization and how to drive its implantation through the service line to improve quality, efficiency, patient, staff and physician satisfaction.
Approves procedures/protocols and/or seeks other departmental approvals, as appropriate. Develops, monitors and revises functional processes. Provides input into the development and revision of organizational structure for function or service. Approves personnel actions, such as hires, fires and disciplines. Ensures the timely completion of performance appraisals. This influence is limited to the site level. Specifically, the position identifies the need for policy development and/or revision, defines policies in collaboration with higher-level management input, goals and objectives. In collaboration with the executive senior leadership team and in cooperation with others in the hospital and DMC System, assists in developing and implementing current to intermediate goals and measures for areas of responsibility. Measures and assesses performance. As requested, assists in long-range goal development. Develops and monitors budget for areas. Coordinates a cohesive approach to clinical strategies and patient care across the DMC organization including performance excellence and quality outcomes. Monitors activities for and ensures compliance with laws, government regulations, Joint Commission requirements and DMC policies.
Job Type: Full-time
Paid Time Off
Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations: Our working conditions comply with all CDC guidelines.
inpatient behavioral health nursing: 3 years (Required)
inpatient Nursing management: 5 years (Required)
Michigan Nursing (Required)
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
Internal Number: 0000
About DMC Receiving Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.