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Ascension Health Registered Nurse (RN) - Birthing Center in Rochester, Michigan

We Are Hiring

RN-Maternal/Child L & D - LDRPN Unit 001 - Full-Time, Night - Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital - Rochester,MI

7pm to 7:30 am 36 hours per week. Weekend and Holiday rotation per contract

24 bed unit comprised of 7 Birthing Suites, 8 postpartum/GYN beds, (private/family rooms) 2 ORs, 3 OB triage beds and a 6 bed Special Care Nursery. We have approximately 600 deliveries per year. All staff are trained to care for antepartum, laboring, postpartum, neonates requiring special care, and gynecology patients. We are working towards our Baby Friendly USA designation and practice team training to improve the safety of all our patients. The RN collaborates with interdisciplinary team including obstetricians, pediatricians, neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, residents, social worker, lactation consultant, and health unit coordinators. Supports family centered care by encouraging family participation in care. Our 6-bed family-centered special care nursery cares for sick infants greater than 32 weeks gestation who do not require intensive care. Common diagnoses can include R/O sepsis, pneumonia, hyperbilirubinemia, mild prematurity, transient tachypnea of the newborn, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and infant of diabetic mother.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 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, 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.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital you will have the opportunity to

Collect comprehensive data pertinent to the healthcare consumer's health and/or the situation. Analyze the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or the issues. Identify expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation. Develop a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes. Implement the identified plan. Evaluate progress towards attainment of outcomes. Practice ethically. Attain knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice. Integrate evidence and research findings into practice. Contribute to quality nursing practice. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice. Demonstrate leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession. Collaborate with healthcare consumer, family, and others in the conduct of nursing practice.

Evaluate your nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines,relevant statues, rules, and regulations. Utilize appropriate resources to plan and provide nursing services that are safe, effective, andfinancially responsible. Practice in an environmentally safe and healthy manner. Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to all ages of patientsserviced on the unit. This position involves direct patient care and supervision of other health care providers. Useand disclosure of personal health information on a "need to know basis" may be necessary forpurposes of treatment and hospital operations. Perform all other duties and assignments as requested, i.e., special projects and committees.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • Obtain and maintain BLS certification on completion of hospital orientation required.

  • Certification in neonatal resuscitation or obtain within 6 months required.

  • Current State of Michigan Registered Nurse license at time of hire/transfer date required.


  • Diploma

  • Graduate from an accredit School of Nursing at time of hire/transfer date. BSN preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Two (2) years experience as an RN in labor and delivery required. Demonstrate knowledge of Growth and Development over life span for neonates and women of child bearing age required. Basic fetal monitoring course within three (3) months (if not already obtained) required. Intermediate fetal monitoring course within one (1) year of hire required. Cardiac Telemetry Class within six (6) months of hire required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Rochester Providence Hospital is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfM/F/Disabled/Vet EEO is the Law Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf Thank you for considering a career with Crittenton Hospital Medical Center. 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.

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