Registered Nurse - Cardiac Critical Care CSU/CVICU
Posted on: July 14, 2019
We Are Hiring
RN Cardiac Critical Care - Cardiac ICU 001 - Full-Time Night 36
Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI
Every other weekend and holiday.
Located on CSU/CVICU
Why Join Ascension?
Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million
people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and
bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region's
largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part
of Ascension since 1999.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Ascension Borgess, you will have the
opportunity to 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 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. The scope of nursing
practice includes the teaching, direction, and supervision of less
skilled personnel in the performance of delegated nursing
activities. May delegate the acts, tasks or functions and bears the
responsibility for the acts, tasks, or functions within the scope
of delegation. Accountable to the ethical and professional
standards as defined in the ANA Code for Nurses, the ANA Nursing's
Social Policy Statement, the State of Michigan Public Health Code,
and the ANA and Specialty Nursing Standards of Clinical Practice.
Accountable to the standards set by BMC as defined in the
Administrative, Patient Care and Biosafety Policy and Procedure
Manuals. Accountable to adhering to the standards set by regulatory
agencies such as but not limited to the Joint Commission on
Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Conditions of
Participation of Healthcare Finance Administration (HCFA), and
Michigan Occupational Health and Safety (MOSHA). These
accountabilities require individual competence in nursing practice,
and the recognition and responsible acceptance of individual
actions and judgments. 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
- 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
- Notifies 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. 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
- 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
What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart
obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer
Registered Nurse obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or
job transfer date.
- 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. One (1) year
critical care experience required. If no qualified applicants
apply, may consider other applicants.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the
nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age,
religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or
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
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