Registered Nurse RN - Cardiac Medical / Surgical - Cardiac MedSurg
Posted on: November 7, 2019
We Are Hiring
RN Nursing Resource Team - Float Staffing 001 - Full-Time Night 36
Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI
Why Join Ascension?
In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of
related healthcare facilities that together employ over 200,000
associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working
together to help bring patients more resources and better care.
Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided
over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living
in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to
spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the
health of individuals and communities.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to
transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As
one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the
U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate,
personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In
FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons
living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As an RN Nursing Resource Team with Ascension Michigan, 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 patient's 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
What You Will Need
--- Required Credential(s):
- Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart
Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date
or job transfer date.
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job
- Licensed 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.
--- Cardiac experience 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
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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