RN Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health
Posted on: January 21, 2023
--- Sign-on bonus: 20,000.00 based on eligibility--- Department:
Behavioral Health Department--- Schedule: Full-time 7:00 p.m. -
7:30 a.m. --- Hospital: Ascension Borgess--- Location: Kalamazoo,
Paid time off (PTO) Various health insurance options & wellness
plans Retirement benefits including employer match plans Long-term
& short-term disability Employee assistance programs (EAP) Parental
leave & adoption assistance Tuition reimbursement Ways to give back
to your community Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility
can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for
example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent
Advisor today for additional specifics.
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. Recognize that each patient is a 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 life span.
- In collaboration with the patient and/or family, and healthcare
team, participate in open discussion to identify mutual goals based
on the nursing assessment and nursing diagnosis.
- Diagnose, treat and evaluate the human response to actual or
potential health problems/needs.
- Evaluate the outcomes of the nursing plan of care and revise it
- Assess, detect, monitor and attempt to prevent complications
associated with health situations or treatment plans.
- Notify the physician of patient condition and response to
nursing intervention appropriately and documents this action.
- Insure that patient's pain is assessed, treated, reassessed,
documented and evaluated.
- Responsible for maintaining and upgrading knowledge, skills,
nursing practice and competencies affecting the quality of nursing
care, and re-licensure.
- Delegation to other licensed and unlicensed care providers
based on clinical nursing judgment and skill of the care
- 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
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
- Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart
Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date
or job transfer date required.
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job
transfer date required.
- Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer
- Licensed Registered Nurse obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of
hire date or job transfer date required.Education:
- Graduate of a School of Nursing required as of start date.
- Emergency experience is strongly preferred.
No additional preferences.
Why Join Our Team
Ascension Michigan operates 16 hospitals and more than 300 related
healthcare facilities that together employ nearly 23,000
compassionate associates. When you join our care teams, you join a
team dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care
which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve
throughout Michigan. Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based
national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600
sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior
living communities in 19 states. Our Mission, Vision and Values
encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is
empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in
their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are
opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all
associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color,
religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation,
gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital
status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other
legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in
accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For
further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster
or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster. Pay Non-Discrimination
Notice 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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