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McLaren Health Care is a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care with locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. The McLaren system includes 14 hospitals in Michigan and Ohio, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, a primary and specialty care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs, home health, infusion and hospice providers, pharmacy services, a clinical laboratory network and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S.

Registered Nurse-Tier 1 Float - Nursing Float Pool

McLaren Greater Lansing
23000617 Requisition #

Department: Nursing Float Pool

Daily Work Times: 7p-7:30a

Scheduled Bi-Weekly Hours: 72

Responsible for the delivery of nursing care within the assigned unit scope of practice following hospital policies and procedures, nursing process guidelines, standards of care, and standards of practice.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  1. Assesses each assigned patient, documents and evaluates their response to plan of care, and takes appropriate corrective action.
  2. Plans and implements the patient’s plan of care/standard of care and provides patient teaching using the plan of care/standard of care.
  3. Oversees all ancillary personnel for technical tasks.
  4. Seeks to improve quality of service by continuously developing individual and unit competencies within scope of practice.
  5. Integrates into practice the research of best practice benchmarking and clinical pathways, participates and cooperates with ongoing studies and clinical trials promotion and dissemination of research through professional forums including presentations and publications.
  6. Measures, identifies and implements strategies to improve clinical practice outcomes and patient safety initiatives, and designs and monitors system nursing improvement plans.
  7. Analyzes data to determine outcomes of infection prevention, nursing sensitive indicators, clinical effectiveness, standardization of processes, and patient safety measures and initiatives including AOA standards, CMS guidelines, and National Patient Safety goals.
  8. Assumes the role of contact nurse as defined on each unit.
  9. Performs other related responsibilities as necessary.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 
  • Experience in specialty area will be considered. Experience specific to the unit/position may be required to maintain overall competency level of unit, as required by regulatory agency.
  • Current State of Michigan Registered Nurse license.
  • American Heart Association or American Red Cross BLS certification as Healthcare Provider.
  • Within six months of hire into department, ACLS required for RNs in Critical Care, Emergency, Endoscopy, 2 East (Orthopedics), Cardiac Cath Lab, Cardiac Rehab, 3 West, 3 Chi, Telemetry Floats. NRP required for RNs in Labor and Delivery; and PALS required for RNs in 5 South (Pediatrics); PALS and TNCC within one year for Emergency Department.


  • One year of professional nursing experience.
  • ACLS preferred in other units.

Per Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations, all McLaren employees must be vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 4, 2022.  The regulation permits exemptions for employees with qualified medical disabilities or religious beliefs.

Equal Opportunity Employer

McLaren Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, height or weight, protected veteran or other classification protected by law.

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