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Registered Nurse (RN) - Lead, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Job Reference: JIH02700532
Date Posted: 13 February 2019
Employer: Ascension
Location: Racine , Wisconsin
Sector: Nursing
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 01 March 2019

Job Description

We Are Hiring

Our ICU team is looking for a Registered Nurse to join their team as a Lead RN! This is a full-time, day shift position at Ascension - All Saints in Racine, WI.

Why Join Ascension?

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care - including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities - in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit We're looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

What You Will Do

As an associate with Ascension - All Saints, you will have the opportunity to coordinate unit staffing and provides leadership while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care in assigned area.

Responsibilities:

  • Assigns, directs, educates and monitors nursing and support staff during assigned shift. Contributes to or performs performance evaluations of staff.
  • Assesses daily patient care needs and develops and distributes patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
  • Responds to complaints about patient care and manages through established channels.
  • Serves as a resource on issues related to nursing care and clinical standards, policies and procedures.
  • May conduct rounds to assess and monitor patient condition, and adjust care plan accordingly.
  • Participates in direct delivery of patient care.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the state of Wisconsin or Multi-State Compact obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Additional certifications may be required for specific job locations.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Certified Advanced Life Support specializing in Advanced Cardio Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
    • Certified Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Education:
  • Diploma
    • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing required Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
Work Experience:
  • Two (2) years of related experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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