Ascension Health Registered Nurse (RN) - Stepdown Cardiac Medical in Brookfield, Wisconsin
We Are Hiring
Title: Registered Nurse (RN)
City, State : Brookfield, WI
Location: Ascension Elmbrook Hospital
Department: Step Down Intermediate Care Cardiac / Medical
Additional Job Details:
.9 FTE / Nights. Three 12-hour shifts a week, 7pm-7am. Every 3rd weekend and 1/3 of holidays currently. Subject to change back to every other and 1/2 of holidays is needed.
The 5 th Floor is a 36 bed Intermediate Care unit. The staff provides excellent care and service that includes comprehensive assessments, pain management/symptom control, medication administration, discharge planning, patient and family education, psychosocial/spiritual support.
Intermediate Care includes the care of these types of patients:
Cardiothoracic Care includes:
Post Cardiac Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Catherization and Electrophysiology Lab procedures
IV Drugs may include: Cardizem, Amiodarone, Nitroglycerine, Dobutamine, Ativan (Hospice Patients), Fentanyl (for Pain control), AngioMax, Insulin, Lasix, Heparin, Integrillin, Reopro drips.
Arterial and Venous Pacing
LifeVest patients awaiting Pacer/Defibrillators
Cancer Care includes: Chemotherapy, Cryotherapy, Microwave Embolization
Stroke and TIA patients: We are Joint Commission Primary Stroke site
Elder Care: With a NICHE focus
Palliative Care & Hospice
What You Will Do
Provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Implement and monitor patient care plans.
Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate.
Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
Note and carry out physician and nursing orders.
Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
How will Ascension benefit you?
Strength in our People: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the chance to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages. We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace.
Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
Leadership Development: We know that the development of our associates is key to our mission of providing the best care possible to those we serve. We have various in-depth leadership programs to meet you where you are on your career journey.
Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talent and thought; while offering the support of a multidisciplinary team. We work to build teams that respect each other. A team that respects each other feels good. We are on a mission to help people feel good, patients and associates.
About Us: Ascension - Elmbrook Memorial Campus, founded in 1969, is a full-service, acute care hospital conveniently located on a picturesque hillside in Brookfield, Wisconsin. One of the top hospitals in Waukesha County, Elmbrook Memorial Campus is a national award-winning leader in patient satisfaction, clinical excellence and quality care.
What You Will Need
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
Registered Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. Licensure from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing OR current home state license if considered multi-state/Compact State.
Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
No additional preferences.
Why Join Our Team
For over 170 years, Ascension Wisconsin has been providing rewarding career opportunities at 20 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Nearly 20,000 Ascension Wisconsin associates currently serve in four locations throughout Wisconsin — Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Ministry Healthcare, Columbia St. Mary's, and Affinity Healthcare. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.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. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.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.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease 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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