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Nursing Intern

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Nursing Intern - Float Staffing 003 - PRN Rotating - 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 a Nursing Intern with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes assigned nursing orders as directed by preceptor, including assisting patient with activities of daily living and taking vital signs.
  • Observes patient status and responses. Documents and reports observations to preceptor or other appropriate staff.
  • Assists preceptor with development of care plan by reporting test results and patient observations.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned, including environmental services and preparing/transporting patients for diagnostic services.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • High school diploma / GED required
  • Enrollment in nursing program in an accredited school of nursing required
  • Actively enrolled and has completed a medical surgical nursing course and at least the equivalent of a junior year is highly preferred

Work Experience:

  • At least 6 months of patient care experience preferred.


To be considered for this intern position, candidates must be able to:

  • Submit their application prior to October 21, 2019.
  • Be available to attend an onsite interview anytime during Tuesday, November 5, 9 a.m. -1:00 p.m. or Wednesday, November 6, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Participate in a 2 day orientation, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. orientation on December 18 and 19. 

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: 348962
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: MIKAL Borgess Hlth Alliance
Ministry: Ascension Borgess, MI
Location: Kalamazoo, MI

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