RN Registered Nurse

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Mar 26, 2021
Apr 23, 2021
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Full Time
We Are Hiring: RN Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Rotating Shifts - Skilled Nursing & Rehab - Borgess Place


Borgess Place, an Ascension Living community, is looking for a caring and compassionate Registered Nurse to join the team! This gorgeous facility offers skilled nursing and rehabilitation, and holds a 5-star rating from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).


At Ascension Living, we are always learning things from our senior living communities, hospitals, and caregivers all over the country. And this means we have the ability to customize what works best in a lot of different places to ensure you feel safe and well. Safety is our top priority. That is why we provide ongoing associate education, hands-on training and access to the latest in COVID testing and mitigation efforts.

What You Will Do: As a Registered Nurse, you will claim responsibility and accountability for a group of residents through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation.


Key Responsibilities

  • Perform assessments on residents and reassessments as per policy
  • Develop and implement appropriate plan of care based on assessment and diagnosis tailored to meet each individual’s needs (physical, cultural and psychosocial)
  • Evaluate plan of care and make necessary changes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the resident and their clinical condition
  • Evaluate resident responses to medications
  • Plan for and provide resident, family and caregiver education
  • Identify learning needs and clearly communicate information and documents resident response to education
  • Document according to current standards and policies
  • Plan for resident discharge, anticipate and plan for long-term and short-term resident needs and collaborate with the discharge planner when appropriate
  • Assess the resident prior to discharge
  • Delegate and collaborate in providing resident care according to licensure and skill levels, follow up to ensure success
  • Assure resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiate corrective action as appropriate
  • Other tasks as assigned
What You Will Need: License & Certification

  • Required Credentials
    • ​Active Michigan RN license
    • BCLS certification upon hire, or obtained within thirty (30) days of employment
Education & Experience

  • Required Education
    • Completion of an accredited ADN or BSN program
  • Preferred Experience
    • A minimum of one-year experience as an RN
    • Supervisory experience
    • Working knowledge of state and federal regulations
Why Join Our Team: As a subsidiary of Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services, amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.

We’re the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices include independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing care.

More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C. Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension – professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully.

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, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Living 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.

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Please note that Ascension Living 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 Living will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.


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