Sparrow Hospital Ionia Registered Nurse ($5,000 Sign On Bonus)

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Sparrow Ionia Hospital Registered Nurse

Position’s Location: Ionia, MI

Job Description

General Purpose of Job:  

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients at SIH; Nursing.  Accepts responsibility for the direction of co-workers in the implementation of the nursing care plan to maximize patient outcomes.


Essential Duties:

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.

  • Independently implements the nursing process with patients/clients including carrying out physicians orders regarding diet, medication and treatment.
  • Performs assessments, monitor and ensures patient safety and quality care through performance improvement activities that demonstrate positive outcomes. 
  • Reports on physiological and mental health status of patients/clients.
  • Documents nursing interventions on medical records.
  • Distributes and maintains records of controlled drugs and insures their security.
  • Maintains records and makes reports.
  • Makes decisions in routine cases.
  • Responds to emergencies; maintains medications and supplies.
  • Delegates, directs, and supervises implementation of care plan to LPN, PCT, CENA, or other health care workers.
  • Supports the development of self and other associates through mentoring, preceptorship, and peer review.
  • Accountable for professional development.
  • Educates patients/families regarding treatment, nursing plans and related patient/client care issues
  • Demonstrates knowledge and use of Medical/Surgical equipment and supplies to deliver the highest quality of patient care.
  • May participate as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of patients/clients treatments or health/mental health care plans.
  • Independently provides all aspects of nursing support to every nursing unit at SIH; based on needs established by the house supervisor or manager.

Job Requirements

General Requirements
  • Currently Licensed with the State of Michigan to practice as a Registered Nurse
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
  • ACLS within 6months of hire
Work Experience
  • Current or recent experience with Med/Surg acute care patients and electronic medical records preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, other department and hospital staff.

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.