Sparrow Health System

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Job OpportunityJob ID: 20246
Positions Location: Lansing, MI Job Description General Purpose of Job: Under
Positions Location:Lansing, MI
Job Description
General Purpose of Job:
Under limited supervision, provides nursing services for the care and treatment of patients. The Registered Nurse assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates individual patient care in a nursing department according to Nursing Services departmental policies, procedures, and standards of care. Accepts responsibility for the supervision and direction of co-workers in the implementation of the nursing care plan. Also directs patient teaching and discharge planning.
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.
Demonstrates ESPRIT (behavioral) values, cooperation, and positive interpersonal relations when interacting with all persons within the Hospital environmental and community.
Assesses patient condition and initiates appropriate nursing and/or medical care in accordance with established guidelines.
Develops a plan of care based upon the assessment of the patient and in congruence with the medical diagnosis and treatment plan.
Implements plan of care.
Evaluates patient's response to care and updates care plan.
Documents assessment, plan, all care given, and patient response in the patient's record.
Delegates, directs, and supervises implementation of care plan to LPN, Psychiatric Technician, or other health care workers.
Educates patient/family according to assessed need.
Communicates significant information and changes in patient's condition to appropriate members of the health care team.
Acts as liaison between members of the health care team, the patient, and the patient's family.
May serve as mentor for new Associates and students.
May participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of departmental quality improvement activities.
Performs nursing activities in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge and use of unit-specific equipment and appropriate supplies used in the delivery for highest quality patient care.
Provides a safe environment for patient and other caregivers.
Maintains knowledge of current trends in nursing and provides evidence of clinical competency.
Maintains professional standards by participating in mandatory inservices and mandatory Hospital/departmental requirements.
Serves as a role model for consistent demonstration of Sparrow Health System's Customer Service Behavioral Standards of Performance by respecting the Privacy and Confidentiality of those we serve.
Demonstrates knowledge and respects patient, service provider, organizational confidentiality and HIPAA Security procedures and protocols as defined under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Procedures.
Follows established HIPAA privacy procedures when using and/or disclosing protected health information.
Maintains and protects patients' rights under the HIPAA Privacy Standards.

Job Requirements
General Requirements
? Current Michigan license as a Registered Nurse ? Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association ? Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification within thirty days of hire or prior to completion of orientation
Work Experience
Minimum 1 (one) year of recent Psychiatric nursing or Substance Abuse experience with either the chronically or acutely mentally ill and/or substance abusing patient.

Bachelors Degree in Nursing

Specialized Knowledge and Skills
? Clinical knowledge and critical thinking skills necessary to deliver quality patient care. ? Interpersonal skills for effective communication. ? Computer literate
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

Degree Type / Education Level

Part-time Benefit Eligible

Sparrow Hospital

Experience Level
4-9 Years

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