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Nurse Residency Program

Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing
Posted on: June 25, 2022

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Job ID: 31138 Positions Location: Lansing, MI Job Description Sparrow Nurse Residency Program Sparrow

Positions Location: Lansing, MI

Job Description

Sparrow Nurse Residency Program
Sparrow Hospital's Nurse Residency Program is designed to help new graduate nurses and nurses new to the hospital setting transition into a competent and skilled Sparrow Nurse. This program will consistent of didactic learning, hands on learning, computer training, relationship building and so much more.

  • 5 days of Nursing orientation that includes classroom, hands on practice and EPIC training
  • 4-5 Weeks of orientation on a nursing unit utilizing a tiered-skills acquisition model; this orientation may or may not be on the nurse resident's home unit

    • A tiered-skills acquisition model focuses on acquiring a specific set of skills which are tiered from simple to complex rather than focusing on the entire clinical picture all at once; specific components of care are delivered by the nurse resident while the patient's primary RN provides the rest of the care
    • During this time frame each nurse resident will be supported by a Resident Instructor who is a Sparrow beside RN
    • Some of the skills that the nurse resident will be working on during this time are physical assessments, documentation, medication administration, blood administration, use of equipment such as glucometers, bladder scanners, IV pumps and so much more


      • Nurse Residents will continue their orientation on their home unit for approximately 4 weeks with an individual preceptor
      • During this phase the Nurse Resident will begin to provide complete care to patients at the same time building up to a full assignment
      • Schedule will be 12-hour shifts

        Job Requirements

        General Requirements
        Michigan RN license within 90 days of hire American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card within 60 days of hire.

        Graduate of an Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing program

        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


        Sparrow Hospital

        Experience Level
        New Grad

Keywords: Sparrow Health System, Lansing , Nurse Residency Program, Healthcare , Lansing, Michigan

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