Director of Patient Care
Posted on: July 9, 2019
We Are Hiring
Director of Patient Care - Nursing Administration 001 - Full-Time
Day 40 hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo,MI
M-F accountable 24/7 for department
Why Join Ascension?
In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of
related healthcare facilities that together employ over 200,000
associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working
together to help bring patients more resources and better care.
Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided
over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living
in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to
spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the
health of individuals and communities.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to
transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As
one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the
U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate,
personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In
FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons
living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the
opportunity to lead and direct patient care services, workflow and
- Develops departmental goals and objectives consistent with
medical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements of the
health care delivery system.
- Directs clinical activities, including patient assessment, care
plan development, service level determination, patient visits, and
- Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to
staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating and continuing
- Prepares and monitors budget(s) and ensures that assigned
nursing area operates within allocated funds. Coordinates and
directs internal and externally-driven audits.
- The above is intended to describe the general content of and
requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be
construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or
What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer
Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Required, Master's Degree
Required or completion of Master's Degree within 6 years of hire
date. Incumbents hired into position prior to 2011 are
grandfathered with their existing educational degrees.
- A minimum of five (5) years current clinical experience in a
comparable setting for defined department with progressive
management and leadership experience required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the
nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age,
religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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