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RN Clinical Nurse - Med / Surg

Company: ThedaCare
Location: Appleton
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Why ThedaCare?Living A Life Inspired!Our new vision at ThedaCare is bold, ambitious, and ignited by a shared passion to provide outstanding care. We are inspired to reinvent health care by becoming a proactive partner in health, enriching the lives of all and creating value in everything we do. Each of us are called to take action in delivering higher standards of care, lower costs and a healthier future for our patients, our families, our communities and our world.At ThedaCare, our team members are empowered to be the catalyst of change through our values of compassion, excellence, leadership, innovation, and agility. A career means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you're interested in joining a health care system that is changing the face of care and well-being in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.Benefits, with a whole-person approach to wellness -Lifestyle Engagemente.g. health coaches, relaxation rooms, health focused apps (Wonder, Ripple), mental health supportAccess & Affordabilitye.g. minimal or zero copays, team member cost sharing premiums, daycareAbout ThedaCare!Summary :Self-SchedulingVariable Hours: 5:30a - 6pm and 5:30p - 6amCurrently an 8 Bed UnitThe RN Clinical Nurse provides patient-centered, specialized, evidence-based nursing care across the continuum through an interprofessional approach to treatment, research, education, and advocacy. Contributes to the goals of the department by being accountable for the delivery of compassionate and safe care within the scope of practice as defined by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing and ThedaCare policy. Through collaborative practice with members of the care team, is responsible for patient outcomes that meet the high quality of care provided by ThedaCare. Furthers the professional practice of nursing at ThedaCare by promoting a culture of innovation and a commitment to growth and professional development.Job Description:KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:1. Utilizes the nursing process, evidence-based practice, and specific competencies to assess the physical condition and nursing needs of patients, and develops a plan of care in a collaborative practice with the patient and interprofessional team.2. Plans for the care needs of the patient in collaboration with the interprofessional team to provide the highest quality of care and clinical outcomes.3. Demonstrates clinical expertise in the provision of care in the clinical specialty assigned, and performs all functions of the professional clinical nurse (RN), which are age appropriate, developmentally sensitive, and culturally specific.4. Identifies ways to improve the patient's experience of care, streamline care processes, and lower costs while promoting quality to improve patient, family, and team member satisfaction.5. Contributes to a professional environment that encourages mentoring, engagement, and development to retain expert clinicians.6. Provides consultation and maintains positive relationships with physicians and other interprofessional team members, collaborating to problem solve and improve patient care.7. Demonstrates, anticipates, and proactively manages risk to prevent crises. 8. Performs skillfully in life threatening emergencies, matching demands and resources during crises situations.QUALIFICATIONS:--- Current Wisconsin RN Licensure--- Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) or commitment to obtain within five years. Associate's Degree in Nursing accepted in lieu of BSN for those hired prior to 1/23/17.ALL 2500 RN Clinical Nurse:American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS)Medical / Surgical Departments - Critical Access Hospitals:American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)Emergency Departments:American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC): RNs with less than 1 year of ED experience upon hire must complete Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) within 18 months of hire date and maintain every 4 years thereafter. RNs with greater than 1 year ED experience must complete Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) within 12 months of hire and maintain every 4 years thereafter.Critical Care / Intermediate Care Departments:American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) *ThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Neenah and ThedaCare Medical Center Berlin ONLYThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Neenah, Neuro Department:American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)ThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Appleton, Cardiac Department:American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)Cardiovascular / Special Procedures / Cath Lab:American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)OB Departments:Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification (NRP)ThedaCare Regional Medical Center- Neenah, OB ED Department:Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification (NRP)Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics Class (ALSO) training within one year of employment and repeat every 3 years thereafter.Minimum of 2 years' experience as a labor and delivery nurseThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Appleton & Neenah, Operating Rooms:American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)Operating Rooms - Critical Access Hospitals:American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)PHYSICAL DEMANDS:--- Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of Fifty (50) pounds without assistance--- Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties--- Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform patient care proceduresWORK ENVIRONMENT:--- Frequent exposure to sharp objects and instruments--- Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock--- Occasional high noise level in work environment--- Standing and/or walking for extended periods of time--- Transporting, transferring, positioning patients and/or equipment from one location to another; little likelihood for injury if proper body mechanics and procedures are followed--- Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents--- Occasional contact with aggressive and or combative patients.Scheduled Weekly Hours:36Scheduled FTE:0.9Location:ThedaCare Regional Medical Center - Appleton - Appleton,WisconsinOvertime Exempt:No

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