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RN - Acute Care Unit

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Allegan
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: ** Sign On Bonus Available** ** Up to $20,000 Sign-On Bonus**$10,000 Sign-On Bonus for Full-Time/Prorated for Part-Time*$20,000 Sign-On Bonus -- 1 years of experience requiredAscension Borgess Allegan is looking to fill a full time, night shift RN position in the Acute Care Unit. -Full time. - 36 hours a week. -Night shift.7p-7:30aRotating holidays and weekends What You Will Do: Prescribe, delegate, and coordinate the overall care for each patient using the American Nurses Association Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies. Accountable to assess, coordinate, supervise, develop, implement, and evaluate the patient-centered plan of care. Abide by the competencies of the American Nurses Association's Code of Ethics.

  • Assess patients' physical, psychosocial, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs.
  • Provide direct care to the entire patient population served, which may include newborns, infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Direct care includes meeting physical, psychosocial,emotional, cultural and spiritual needs in collaboration with other care team members, the patients, family and significant others served.
  • Plan patient care utilizing individualized, interdisciplinary, patient-centered goals.
  • Determine appropriate nursing diagnosis for each patient and identify expected outcomes and document deviations from them.
  • Implement direct patient care using evidenced based practice nursing standards within the scope of nursing.
  • Continuously evaluate progress toward attainment of outcomes and modifies the plan of care for each patient.
  • Thoroughly and effectively document and/or communicate all information relevant to patient care.
  • Appropriately utilize resources by thoroughly and accurately charging supplies and procedures pertinent to patient's care.
  • Consistently take steps to minimize harm to patients and improve patient safety through individual and system performance.
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed within scope of nursing license, accurately addressing the 'seven rights': right patient, right dose, right time, right route, right medication or treatment, right reason, right documentation.
  • Participate in performance improvement activities for the unit and the Department of Nursing including participating in nursing research projects.
  • Be an effective inter-professional team member, offering input, willingness to trust the skills and expertise of other team members, collaborate in group decision making, and refer them to appropriate sources of help if indicated.
  • Be flexible in meeting the Hospital's staffing needs including assisting in other units as necessary.
  • Consistently provide effective and well documented patient and family health promotion and education.
  • Delegate appropriate care to individuals qualified to complete assigned care.
  • Promote quality nursing practice by being a preceptor to hospital nursing students.
  • Perform appropriately in emergency situations and participates on the Code 100 Team as assigned.
  • Assist the orientee in selecting, arranging and performing appropriate learning activities and communicate the progress to the preceptor, Clinical Staff Educator, or immediate supervisor as appropriate. What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
    • Maintain current Michigan license to practice as a registered nurse required.
    • Basic Life Support required.
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support required, or within 6 months of hire, if applicable.
    • Certification in area of expertise preferred.Education:
      • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Additional Preferences: No additional preferences. 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.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster: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.This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

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