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RN Vascular Access

Company: Ascension (System Office)
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:
** Sign On Bonus Available**

** Up to $12,000 Sign-On Bonus**

$6,000 Sign-On Bonus for part-Time

*$12,000 Sign-On Bonus --3 years of experience required

Part time. 24 hours a week.

Rotating shift. Primarily days. 8am - 8:30 pm.

Ability to flex to alternate hours as department needs dictate

Ability to float to critical care as department needs dictate

Every 3rd weekend and holidays per department rotation.

What You Will Do: Provide professional nursing care within Borgess Medical Center. The practice of professional nursing is the systematic application of specialized knowledge and skill, derived from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences to the care, treatment, counsel and health teaching of individuals who are experiencing changes in normal health processes or who require assistance in the maintenance of health and the prevention or management of illness, injury or disability and demonstrates this through the application of the Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and Standards of Professional Performance defined by the American Nurses Association. Recognizes that each patient is an unique individual and has the right to quality nursing care that ensures mutual goal setting between the Registered Nurse and the patient and assures patient rights and privacy are protected. Recognizing personal, interpersonal, and social systems, the nursing process facilitates the promotion, maintenance and restoration of an individual's health, incorporating knowledge of growth and development through the lifespan. Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The RN in this role focuses on the insertion, care, maintenance, surveillance, discontinuation of Vascular Access Devices. Process and quality improvement related to Vascular Access and Vascular Access Devices.
Within scope of competency provides Vascular Access Device: Insertion, including but not limited to Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter, Mid-Line, Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Intravenous Access, Peripheral Intravenous Access; Maintenance; Monitoring and Surveillance; Documentation; Charge submission, accuracy verification, and corrections as needed; Process and Quality Improvement; Discontinuation; Order submissions. General Nursing Practice: Implements and monitors patient care plans; Monitors, records and communicates patient conditions as appropriate; Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care; Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders; Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team; In collaboration with the patient and/or family, and healthcare team, participates in open discussion to identify mutual goals based on the nursing assessment and nursing diagnosis; Diagnoses, treats and evaluates the human response to actual or potential health problems/needs; Evaluates the outcomes of the nursing plan of care and revises it as necessary; Assesses, detects, monitors and attempts to prevent complications associated with health situations or treatment plans; Notifies the physician of patient condition and response to nursing intervention appropriately and documents this action; Responsible for ensuring that patients' pain is assessed, treated, reassessed, documented and evaluated; Adheres to policies and procedures for Pain Management; Responsible for delegation to other licensed and unlicensed care providers based on clinical nursing judgment and skill of the care provider. 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 requirements. What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA. Registered Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. Education:
The Registered Nurse must have an Associates of Applied Science in Nursing (AAS) Degree or Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) or RN Diploma at start date. BSN is required within six (6) years of start date. Incumbents hired into position prior to 1/1/2015 are grandfathered with their existing educational degrees. Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred. Work Experience:
One (1) year critical care experience required. Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) and Mid-Line Insertion experience preferred. PICC / Mid-Line Insertion Training Complete with demonstrated competency preferred. 2 Years RN Experience preferred. Why Join Our Team: Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Borgess is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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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 from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension (System Office), Kalamazoo , RN Vascular Access, Healthcare , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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