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Ascension Health RN Nurse Manager - Ascension Borgess Lee in Dowagiac, Michigan

We Are Hiring

RN Mgr-Nursing Full-Time,Day - 40 hours weekly - Ascension Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital - Dowagiac,MI

Clinical nurse Mgr of a 25-bed inpatient med-surg dept and outpatient infusion/oncology clinic in a critical access hospital

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, 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 We Offer You:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Professional Development

  • Medical, dental, vision and retirement match

  • Wellbeing programs and holistic growth opportunities

  • Work-life balance through generous paid time off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Adoption Assistance

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to manage activities, workflow and nursing resources of the Borgess Lee inpatient medical-surgical department & outpatient oncology. Borgess Lee is a 35 bed critical access facility located in Dowagiac, MI.


  • Ensures compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements for self and within unit.

  • 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 guarantee 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.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing with experience required.

  • BSN preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.

  • Two years of experience in nursing working in medical surgical - inpatient care. Oncology experience is desireable.

  • 1 or more years of leadership or management experience required. Background in charge nurse or supervisory role 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.

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