Aspirus Health REGISTERED NURSE - CLINIC in Medford, Wisconsin
REGISTERED NURSE - CLINIC
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Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics
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We are looking for a RN to join our team as a Float Nurse! Aspirus is a nationally recognized health system. Our system and service area extends from beautiful central and northern Wisconsin into the majestic lake shore regions of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We have 8 hospitals and over 55 primary care/specialty clinics. JOB SUMMARY The Registered Nurse (RN) delivers care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, evaluation, and effectively interacts with patients, significant others, and other health team members, while maintaining standards of professional nursing. The Registered Nurse is a professional who assumes the responsibility and accountability for the provision of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care provided that incorporates evidence based practice. A key aspect of the work of Nursing is to continually improve the quality of nursing care by collecting and analyzing data. LOCATION: Medford, Wisconsin EDUCATION Knowledge of patient care standards and practices normally acquired through completion of a nursing program. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. Possesses an active Wisconsin RN nursing license Current CPR certification or obtained within 90 days of hire SKILLS & ABILITIES ACLS certification is desired 2 years of medical experience is preferred Knowledge and skills in the following: Nursing theory and practice to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care Organizational policies, regulations, and procedures to administer patient care Medical equipment and instruments Common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment Preparing and maintaining records, writing protocols and responding to correspondence Developing and maintaining relationships with patients, medical staff and the public Assess patients in person and over the telephone; make recommendations of care and document Maintain quality control standards React calmly and effectively in emergency situations Skill in wound care, sterile dressing changes, nasopharyngeal swabs, central venous access devices, venipuncture, EKC MEDFORD: Named as one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, Aspirus Medford Hospital offers all of the friendliness and flexibility of a 25-bed critical access hospital with the horsepower of a large healthcare system. This includes digital imaging, EPIC EMR, on-site sleep lab, retail pharmacy, skilled nursing facility, dialysis unit, birthing center, cancer infusion center, and a public fitness center. Medford, Wisconsin is a quiet, safe small town community in north central Wisconsin with a strong light industrial base offering a reasonable cost of living. Live on a private lake 8 miles from the hospital for less than $250k! Excellent school system and only 45 minutes to Wausau and Marshfield and 2.5 hours to Minneapolis/St. Paul.