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RN-Clinical Facilitator

Company: Ascension
Location: Allegan
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Part time.  24 hours a week. 


Night shift. 7p-0730a.


Every third weekend with rotating holidays.

What You Will Do:

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. Responsible for shift staffing functions for the nursing departments, utilizing the electronic scheduleing system. Adjust shift-by-shift staffing of nursing units, based on acuity, censis and staff level of expertise. Abide by the competencies of the
American Nurses Association's Code of Ethics.

  • Assess patients' physical, psychosocial, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs.
  • Coordinate admissions from the Emergency Department and Direct Admissions with the department Resource Nurses to place patients, and provide appropriate care, expeditiously.
  • 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 identifies 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 modify the plan of care for each patient.
  • Thoroughly and effectively document and/or communicate all information relevant to patient care.
  • Perform appropriately in emergency situations and participates on the Code Blue Team as assigned.
  • Respond to, and assist with Codes: Black Stage I & II, Orange, Yellow, Gray, Silver, Pink, Purple, Red, Severe Weather and Rapid Response.
  • 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 appropriate
    sources of help if indicated.
  • Be flexible in meeting the Hospital's staffing needs including assisting in other units as necessary.
  • Adjust and maintain staffing levels as needed for each department.
  • Consistently provide effective and well-documented patient and family health promotion and education.
  • Follow and administer policies and procedures as required.
  • Delegate appropriate care to individuals qualified to complete assigned care.
  • Promote quality nursing practice by being a preceptor to hospital nursing students.
  • 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.
    Attend 80% of Float Charge Nurse staff meetings.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • TNCC preferred at hire, and required within one year after hire.
  • Current State of Michigan RN License required.
  • Current BLS required.
  • Current ACLS required.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience as a staff nurse in an Acute Care hospital setting, with Emergency Department and Medical Surgical experience.
  • Trauma nursing experience preferred.
  • Cardiac and Neurological nursing experience preferred.
  • Orthopedic nursing experience preferred.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Borgess is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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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