Registered Nurse (RN) Rapid Deployment Team/SWAT
Posted on: August 13, 2019
We Are Hiring RN SWAT - Rapid Deployment Team - Full-Time Night 36
Hours Weekly - Borgess Medical Center - Kalamazoo, MIEvery other
weekend and holiday.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 Borgess Health-MI, 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.
- Insures that patients' pain is assessed, treated, reassessed,
documented and evaluated.
- 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
requirements.What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart
Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
- Certification specializing in Trauma obtained within 12 Months
(1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. Trauma Nursing
Core-Course (TNCC) certification obtained within 12 Months (1 year)
of hire date or job transferdate
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support obtained within 6 months (180
days) of hire date or job transfer date.
- Licensed Registered Nurse obtained within 3 months (90 days) of
hire date or job transfer date. 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.
- Critical Care experience required. SWAT experience
- Current TNCC and NIHSS preferred.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
marital status.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.
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