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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Carson City, MI
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Opportunity Job ID: 32907 Positions Location: Carson City, MI   Job Description General Purpose of Job:   Description:

Positions Location: Carson City, MI


Job Description

General Purpose of Job:  

Manages individualized, goal directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Essential Duties:

This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis.  Caregivers 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.

  • Assesses and diagnoses patient and family needs in order to provide quality care to assigned patients.
  • Develops, discusses, and communicates a realistic problem list (plan of care) for each patient, in collaboration with each patient/family/significant other in order to address all identified needs.
  • Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient.
  • Evaluates the identified problems, care provided and patient\u2019s responses are reassessed in order to meet patient and family needs to assure overall quality of care delivered.
  • Maintains up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the health care team, in order to ensure quality care.
  • Functions as a role model for current and new staff.
  • Performs all responsibilities/duties required by the Peds Med Surgical Unit as defined in the scope of service, to assure that the unique nature of the patient is addressed. This includes, but is not limited to the age of the patient served.
  • As necessary, performs all responsibilities/duties required by the Peds Med Surgical Unit as defined in the scope of service, to ensure that the unique nature of the client is addressed.
  • Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job related hazards.
  • Follows the hospital exposure control plans/blood borne and airborne pathogens
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter- and intradepartmental to facilitate the department\u2019s/unit\u2019s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Assumes responsibility for daily personnel assignment/monitoring patient care and overall unit activities in accordance with established standards.
  • Attends annual skills presentations and other mandatory meetings/in services (fire, infection control). Attends regularly scheduled unit meetings.
  • Actively participates in Quality activities, Nursing Committees/Councils, and other applicable activities related to the care plan of the patient within and beyond the hospital care provided.
Job Requirements General Requirements\u2022 BLS required, \u2022 ACLS and PALS Certification preferred and required within 12 months of hire. \u2022 Current License in the State of MichiganWork Experience\u2022 None \u2022 Preferred - Telemetry experience, must complete competency test upon hire and annually or complete an EKG class and testing within 6 months of hire.Education\u2022 Graduate of a nationally accredited school of NursingSpecialized Knowledge and Skills\u2022 Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing, knowledge and skills. \u2022 Demonstrates ability to use a keyboard as may be required to perform the essential duties of the job

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.

Job Family Registered Nurses/Nursing Leadership Requirements: Shift Nights Degree Type / Education Level Associate Status Full-time Facility Sparrow Carson City Experience Level New Grad

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