Job ID: 118405
Category: Registered Nurse
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Wisconsin

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MedAdventures is looking for a skilled and compassionate RN Med/Surg to join one of our partners in Southcentral, Wisconsin!

The Registered Nurse position provides quality, professional, general nursing care to patients. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, documenting, and evaluating patient care for a group of patients in the department. Must adapt appropriately to changes in daily assignments, patient status changes, and unit needs.
  • Use and perpetuate the nursing process throughout the patient's hospitalization. Ensure that patient care is individualized to meet the patient's unique needs and situation.
  • General knowledge of disease processes and anticipated treatments, labs, vital signs, and any other potential complications in relation to diagnosis.
  • Initiate, develop and document patient plan of care based on patient assessment and medical diagnosis and set priorities for nursing action in accordance with departmental expectations.
  • Within the framework of unit requirements, physician orders, and policy and procedures, provide care independently with minimal supervision.
  • Respond to life threatening situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of procedures and treatments and have the ability to explain them to patients at their level of understanding.
  • Perform or assist with procedures per approved departmental policy and procedure.
  • Observe and record significant condition changes or reaction for patients. In a timely manner, notify Provider of change in patient's condition, reaction to drug, treatment, and significant incidents.
  • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Via the electronic medical record (EMR), acknowledge physician's orders by the process of review and verification. Once the order is acknowledged, follow through on order or delegate in a timely fashion.
  • Be proficient in medication administration, including IV therapy, as evidenced by lack of medication errors.
  • Initiate patient/family education plan and discharge needs according to the individualized needs of the patient/family, as prescribed by provider and/or hospital policy.
  • Delegate to and collaborates with other health team members in planning and providing care based on patient needs.
  • Learn and maintain skills and equipment competencies as needed.
  • Safely care for multiple patients. Maintains a safe environment for patients and uses safety precautions appropriately.
  • Demonstrate understanding and utilization of Universal Precautions, asepsis and infection control procedures.
  • Ensure proper handling of specimens.
  • Float to other units as necessary.
  • Participate in department or unit quality improvement activities.
  • Attend unit meetings in accordance with unit policy.

Required Qualifications:
  • Two-year degree in nursing required. Four-year degree preferred.
  • Must hold and maintain nursing license. 
  • RNs with an active Compact Licensure are to obtain a Wisconsin RN license within 90 days of relocation.
  • BLS within 1 month of hire, ACLS within 2 years of hire, PALS encouraged within 2 years of hire

Compensation and Schedule:
  • Nights, full time, 72 hrs/pay period, 3 12-hr shifts, 7pm-7:30am
  • Weekend Rotation: Every 4th weekend, weekend shift differential available
  • Paid Holidays
  • 62-93k/yr

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