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RN Director - Critical Care

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RN Dir-Nursing - Nursing Administration 001 - Full-Time,Day - Borgess Medical Ctr - Kalamazoo,MI

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan is hiring a Director of Critical Care.  If you are an experienced, strategic leader who guides, and inspires trust through personal leadership, this position may be for you.  As the Critical Care Director, you will lead over 100 Critical Care team members.   This high acuity, high quality Critical Care area offers excellent cardiac care, is trauma certified, offers great provider support, and has a comprehensive stroke program. Relocation / sign-on bonus eligible.  If this sounds like a position for you, apply today and speak with one of our recruiters!

Ascension Borgess Hospital is nationally recognized for specialty services in cardiovascular, pulmonary, orthopedic, bariatric, stroke, rehabilitation and spine care, among others. Ascension Borgess is also a major referral center regionally for emergency and trauma services; a behavioral health crisis center; the Diabetes and Endocrine Center; diagnostic services & radiology; sleep medicine; women’s health; the Birthing Center; and sports medicine. 

Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO.  Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.  

Heart of Care: Registered Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. That’s why, at Ascension, we invest in our nurses so they can have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve. When it comes to professional development, we offer many continuing education opportunities.

Front Lines: Registered Nurses are on the front lines of the care we provide, and for that reason, we pride ourselves in employing some of the best nurses in the healthcare industry.

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 the Director of Critical Care with Ascension Borgess Hospital, you will lead and direct patient care services for neuro trauma, medical, post open heart, and high acuity/ SWAT teams at Ascension Borgess Hospital. Relocation / sign-on bonus offered for this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops departmental goals and objectives consistent with medical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements of the health care delivery system.
  • Directs clinical activities, including patient assessment, care plan development, service level determination, patient visits, and complaint management.
  • Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating and continuing education initiatives.
  • Prepares and monitors budget(s) and ensures that assigned nursing area operates within allocated funds. Coordinates and directs internal and externally-driven audits.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

Bachelor's degree in nursing or diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required Master's degree or combination of Bachelor's degree and experience preferred

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience required. 10 years of experience preferred in similar setting with a background in critical care nursing.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience required. 5 years of leadership or management 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 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.

Job ID: 340102
Category: Nursing
Facility: MIKAL Ascension Borgess Hosp
Ministry: Ascension Borgess, MI
Location: Kalamazoo, MI

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