KALAMAZOO, MI — Bronson Healthcare is actively hiring nurses and surgical technologists and offering five-figure signing bonuses for qualified candidates.
Surgical technologists are being offered signing bonuses of up to $10,000, while nurses are currently being offered signing bonuses of up to $20,000, according to a news release from the healthcare organization. Full- and part-time roles are available for both techs and nurses.
Qualified candidates are required to have a nursing or surgical technologist degree.
In an effort to fill the positions, Bronson Healthcare — which has hospitals in Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, South Haven and Paw Paw — will be hosting two career fairs in Kalamazoo and one in Battle Creek.
The walk-in events will offer candidates the opportunity to meet with hiring managers, learn about open positions, discuss Bronson’s compensation and benefits package, and interview one-on-one with a recruiter.
The first of the three events is scheduled for 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, 300 North Ave. The event will take place in the hospital’s outpatient center conference rooms.
The following two events will both take place at the Gilmore Center at Bronson Methodist Hospital, 7 Healthcare Plaza in Kalamazoo. The first of those will be from 1-5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, and the latter of the two will be from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14.
Virtual fairs will be held all three of those days, from 7-9 p.m. Links to the virtual fairs and other information can be found at bronsonhealth.com/jobfair. Prospective employees can also apply in advance of the fairs, using the link.
Candidates of all experience levels are encouraged to attend, whether recent college graduates or those with several years of experience looking for a new opportunity, hospital officials said.
The healthcare organization is seeking registered nurses to serve on emergency/trauma units, medical-surgical units, obstetrics/labor and delivery units and surgical services.
In-house traveling nurses are also being sought to fill short-term nursing needs at Bronson’s four hospitals and at Bronson Commons. And licensed practical nurses are being sought to serve on various units, including in medical-surgical, obstetrics/labor and delivery, neurovascular and oncology.
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