Positions Location: St. Johns, MI
General Purpose of Job:
The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing services both direct and indirect for the care and treatment of pediatric through geriatric patients. The Registered Nurse assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates individual patient care in a nursing department according to Nursing Services policies, procedures and standards of care. Accepts responsibility for the supervision and direction of co-workers in the implementation of the nursing care plan.
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
Triages patients in accordance with hospital policy and procedure.
Assesses patient condition and initiates nursing and or medical care in accordance with established guidelines. Develops, implements, and evaluates a plan of care based upon the assessment of the patient and documents accurately in the medical record.
Engages in patient/family teaching, as appropriate. Acts as liaison between members of the health care team, patient and patient's family, exemplifying the customer service standards
Reports pertinent data of patient to conditions to physician, Manager, House Supervisor and other medical staff as appropriate.
Administers medications, performs diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures and treatments in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
Maintains equipment, supplies and environmental safety.
Maintains professional standards and knowledge of current trends in nursing by participation in meetings and attendance at mandatory inservices.
Floates to other units as assigned.
General Requirements Current Michigan license to practice as a Registered nurse. BCLS certification. ACLS certification within six months of hire. Cardiac Arrhythmia Interpretation. Preferred
TNCC or equivalent within 1-2 years of hire. Work Experience Basic computer knowledge. Preferred
One year nursing experience. Preferred
One year ER experience. Education Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Preferred
Pediatric Life Support course within 1-2 years of hire. Specialized Knowledge and Skills Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to patient served in service area (newborn to geriatric). The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience. Clinical knowledge and analytic ability necessary to formulate effective nursing care plans and interventions. Demonstrates critical thinking skills.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Location: Sparrow Clinton Hospital
Activation Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Expiration Date: Saturday, January 1, 2022
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