Job ID: 323559

RN Nursing Manager

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Regular / Day

We Are Hiring

RN Nursing Manager - Observation Unit 001 - Full-Time Day 40 Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI

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, you will have the opportunity to manage activities, workflow and nursing resources of the new Observation Department at Borgess..


  • Ensures compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements.
  • Conducts hiring, training, directing, development and evaluating of staff.
  • Identifies and resolves issues affecting the delivery of patient care services for the assigned unit(s). Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective delivery of health services in a unit.
  • Monitors and adheres to budget. Approves or monitors expenditures, purchases and other actions to ensure compliance with budget guidelines.
  • Must be able to carry out departmental goals and ensure optimal outcomes for designated patient populations within approved operating budget.
  • Maintain productive working relationships with physicians in their areas, promote employee engagement with all associates and support department operations to meet designated patient quality and safety outcomes.
  • Behaviors are consistent with system values, effective service delivery, efficient decision making, promotion of high levels of customer service, and produce work that is of high quality and cost efficient.
  • Adhere to the organization's Corporate Compliance program; adherence, includes but is not limited to, attendance at mandatory Corporate Compliance in-services, carrying out position responsibilities consistent with program guidelines, and reporting any violation of Corporate Compliance.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 


  • Bachelor's Level Degree 
    • Bachelor's degree required or initiated within one (1) year of start date and completed within five (5) years.
    • Minimum of three (3) years current clinical experience in a comparable setting for the defined department with experience supervising clinical staff required.


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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