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Aspirus Health RN- ACUTE CARE COORDINATOR in Ironwood, Michigan

For a 4th 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 an occasional RN Acute Care Coordinator to work in Ironwood, Michigan. The Acute RN Care Coordinator is responsible for assessing patient needs and coordinating referrals to resources to meet those needs. The Acute RN Care Coordinator uses nursing practice knowledge in the development of the patient’s plan of care. As part of the multidisciplinary team, the Acute RN Care Coordinator works closely with physicians, nursing and ancillary departments, and provides support and clinical expertise to nursing personnel regarding patient care coordination issues. The Acute RN Care Coordinator attempts to resolve social, economic and environmental difficulties that interfere with the patients’ ability to manage their health needs effectively. The Acute RN Care Coordinator requires independent judgment, analytical, problem solving, and collaborative skills in order to organize and prioritize multiple tasks to provide patient centered care.


  • Knowledge and skills normally acquired through completion of an Associates Degree in Nursing; BSN preferred.

  • Minimum of one year acute care hospital experience. Experience in critical care, general medical and/or surgical nursing, and experience in educational presentations beneficial.

  • Current State of MI RN license required.

  • Exhibits strong human relation skills for interacting with patients, patient’s family members, physicians, personnel, community agencies, and other resources.

  • Displays analytical skills in order to assess patients’ needs, develop associated discharge planning, and provide sound recommendations and guidance. Displays ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when interviewing patients & preparing discharge plans.

  • Possesses planning and organizational skills and expert skills in prioritization.

  • Understands the nature of social diversity and oppression with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, political belief, religion, immigration status, and mental or physical disability.

    Hours: This position is occasional / as needed. Retirement plan available.

    Aspirus Ironwood includes a 25-bed critical access hospital, multi-specialty clinic, satellite clinic in Wisconsin, surgical clinic, walk-in clinic and a home health agency. Ranked among the top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation by the National Rural Health Association, Ironwood's service area covers approximately 30,000 people. The hospital has a 4 bed ICU, 3 bed OB unit, and 4 surgical units. The emergency department is staffed 24/7 with ER physicians, with approximately 12,000 visits annually. The hospital's inpatient census is 10 patients per day. The outpatient clinic has over 50,000 visits annually.

    As an Aspirus team, we demonstrate caring, we plan to impact the future, work with happiness and enthusiasm, recognize our power to make a difference and improve the health of our communities.

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