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RN Registered Nurse - Nursing Unit

Company: Ascension
Location: Allegan
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


  • Sign-on bonus: $20,000
  • Department: Nursing Unit
  • Schedule: Full-Time, Days. 7:00a.m.-7:30p.m., 3 days per week
  • Hospital: Ascension Borgess Allegan
  • Location: Allegan, MI
    As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.


    Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community

    As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

    *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.


    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 appropriatesources 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.

      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.

        --- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

        Additional Preferences

        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 around you.

        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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