We Are Hiring
Registered Nurse First Assistant II - Surgery IP 001 - Full-Time Day 40 Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI
7a-5p. Weekend, holidays, and call per unit rotation. Float position between Main Operating room and Same Day Surgery.
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, the Registered Nurse First Assistant is first and foremost a Registered Nurse. The Registered Nurse First Assistant provides nursing care within Borgess Medical Center. The practice of professional nursing is the systematic application of specialized knowledge and skill, derived from biological, physical and behavioral sciences to care, treat, 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 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 the mutual goal set between the Registered Nurse First Assistant and patient. 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. Knowledgeable of nursing practice, procedures, competencies and patient care standards as well as regulations and guidelines pertaining to nursing care. Successful completion of competency based orientation and maintenance of core competencies for RNFA. The scope of nursing practice includes the teaching, direction and supervision of less skilled personnel in the performance of delegated nursing activities. May delegate acts, tasks or functions and bears responsibility for the acts, tasks or functions within the scope of delegation. Accountable to the ethical and professional standard as defined on the ANA code, the ANA Nursing’s Social Policy Statement, the State of Michigan Public Health Code and the ANA and AORN Standards of Clinical Practice. Accountable to adhering to the standards set by the regulatory agencies such as, but not limited to, the Joint Commission, Conditions of Participation of Health Care Financial Administration 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.
What You Will Need
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.
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