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RN Registered Nurse - General & Cardiac Operating Room

Company: Ascension
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

DetailsSign-on Bonus: Up to $20,000Department: Surgical Services - General & CardiacSchedule: Full time. Multiple shifts available. Variable days including weekends, holidays, and call per unit rotation.Hospital: Ascension Borgess HospitalLocation: Kalamazoo, MIBenefitsPaid 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*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.ResponsibilitiesProvide 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 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 facilitate the promotion, maintenance and restoration of an individual s health, incorporating knowledge of growth and development through the life span. Must adhere to the additional educational and competency requirements that are listed in the addendum for each department in which they will be working. Knowledgeable of nursing practice, procedures, competencies, and patient care standards as well as regulations and guidelines pertaining to nursing care.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.Diagnose, treat and evaluate the human response to actual or potential health problems/needs.Evaluate the outcomes of the nursing plan of care and revises it as necessary.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.Responsible for insuring that patient's pain is assessed, treated, reassessed, documented and evaluated.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.RequirementsLicensure / Certification / Registration:BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.Licensed Registered Nurse obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of 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.Two (2) years of current surgery experience required. May consider candidates with less experience who are otherwise qualified.Additional Preferences2 years OR experience required. Scrub experience preferred. May consider other applicants with less experience. This is a position in Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery.Why Join Our TeamAscension 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 134,000 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 EmployerAscension 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.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.Pay Non-Discrimination NoticePlease 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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