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Aspirus Health REGISTERED NURSE - SURGERY in Iron River, Michigan

For a 3rd year in a row, Aspirus has been recognized as one of the top 15 Top Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizational performance.

Aspirus is currently seeking a REGISTERED NURSE to work in the Operating Room at Aspirus Iron River Hospital in Iron River, Michigan. Duties include:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to identify the patient’s physical and psychosocial condition based upon the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementing and evaluating.

  • Provides competent nursing care which includes administration of medications, starting and maintaining I.V.’s and blood, utilizes various types of technical equipment. Implements the physician and nursing orders promptly with the understanding of the purpose and its relationship to the patient’s plan of care.

  • Directs professional and non-professional nursing personnel in the implementation of the care plans.

  • Accurately records observations and nursing actions which reflect the care given.

  • Instructs patient and/or family regarding treatment, procedures plan of care to alleviate apprehension.

  • Collaborates with other health care team members as necessary to resolve problems and to make most effective use of the hospital’s resources in delivering quality patient care. Participates in assigned committee(s).

  • Establishes interpersonal relationships with the patient’s family members and other health care team members, thereby facilitating a free flow of essential information necessary for the patient’s plan of care.


  • Current State of MI RN license

  • BLS, ACLS and PALS required within 90 days of hire

  • Surgical nursing experience preferred

Hours: This position is full time; 1.0 FTE or 40 hours per week. Full time benefits package available.

Aspirus Iron River Hospital and Clinics is one of four hospitals in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the Aspirus family.

With 300+ employees, Aspirus Iron River Hospital and Clinics serves people through a 25-bed hospital, physician clinics, rehab fitness centers, ambulance service, and home care and hospice. The outpatient part of this practice is located in a stand-alone clinic. This allows the provider to work independently yet have the specialist support and financial security from the entire Aspirus health care system. The critical access hospital has an average daily census of 9-10 patients.

The hospital and clinics provide numerous services and has up to date technology, including a 64 slice CT and a mobile MRI. The medical staff includes family practitioners, internal medicine, general surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, radiologist, emergency medicine physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. Visiting medical staff includes ophthalmologist, oncologist, cardiologist, ENT, podiatrist, and nephrologist.

Click here to learn more about Iron River, Michigan (http://www.ironriver.org/)