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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Opportunity

Job ID:34540 Positions Location: Lansing, MI Job Description General Purpose of Job: The

Positions Location: Lansing, MI

Job Description

General Purpose of Job:
The Registered Nurse provides professional 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.
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 patient's condition, especially pain and symptoms, and then initiates appropriate nursing and/or medical care in accordance with established guidelines and protocols.
  • Develops a plan of care based upon the assessment of the Hospice patient and in congruence with the medical diagnosis and treatment plan.
  • Documents assessment, plan of care given, and patient response to the patient's record. Communicates significant information and changes in patient's condition to appropriate members of the Hospice Interdisciplinary team.
  • Delegates, directs, and supervises implementation of care plan to LPN, PCT, or other members of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT). Communicates significant information and changes in patient's condition to appropriate members of the Hospice Interdisciplinary team.
  • Educates patient/family according to assess need. Demonstrates good knowledge of Hospice philosophy and is able to communicate and educate Hospice program to patient/family and members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Assumes the mentor role for new caregivers and students.
  • Participates in planning, implementation, and evaluation of departmental quality improvement activities.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and use of unit specific equipment and appropriate supplies used in the delivery for the highest quality patient care.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends in Hospice nursing and provides evidence of clinical competency. Maintains professional standards by participating in mandatory in-services and mandatory Hospice House departmental requirements.
  • Provides for and instructs other staff on appropriate post-mortem care and transport of body.
  • Participates in Hospice fund raising activities.
  • Participates in bereavement activities as appropriate.
  • Participates in Charge Nurse Rotation after one (1) year (FTE) or two (2) years (PT)

    Job Requirements

    General Requirements
    * Current state of Michigan license to practice as Registered Nurse. * American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification upon hire.

    Work Experience
    * A minimum of two years RN experience required in one of the following areas: Hospice, ICU, Oncology, Long Term Care or Homecare.

    * Associate Degree in Nursing

    Specialized Knowledge and Skills
    Required: * Computer literate. * Clinical knowledge and analytical abilities necessary to formulate effective nursing care plans and deliver appropriate care. * Interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with patients, families, physician, other Sparrow Regional Health System Associates and external agencies. * Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the Hospice patient, as related to the principle duties and responsibilities of the position. Preferred: * Hospice certification (preferred) * BSN from an accredited institution (preferred)

    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
    Under 4 Years

Keywords: Sparrow Health System, Lansing , REG NURSE - BEDSIDE- HOSPICE HOUSE, Healthcare , Lansing, Michigan

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