Ministry Health Care Registered Nurse, Clinic - Neurology - 16 hours per week in Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Title: Registered Nurse, Clinic - Neurology - 16 hours per week Location: WI-Rhinelander-St Mary%27s - 2251 North Shore Drive Job Number: R-1412712
Are you an experienced, flexible RN? Multi-tasker?
Leader and team player? Do you enjoy challenge?
Do you like the idea of working in a very busy Neurology setting?
If this sounds like you, you may be a great fit for this part time RN position
Busy setting, complex cases, lots of patient contact in person and via phone. This position requires a task and detail oriented individual. You must be an accomplished multi-tasker with strong critical thinking skills!
Ministry Medical Group in Rhinelander has a long history of providing medical care in conjunction with Ministry St. Mary’s Hospital. Our combined state-of-the-art facility offers a new standard of health care to residents of Rhinelander and the surrounding communities. Our medical campus provides an array of advanced technology and services including shared ancillary services, specialized support such as diabetic care and pain management, digital imaging capabilities, expanded orthopedic services and walk-in clinic.
As part of our highly trained staff, as a Registered Nurse you will utilize a systematic approach to nursing practice incorporating assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, providing continuing health care to individuals, families and communities.
The position requires the ability to make decisions consistent with policies and the strict observance of confidentiality. You will function as an integral member of the health team performing nursing functions within the Standards of Practice for the profession.
Main functions of this position:
Triage patients and facilitate efficient patient flow by calling/assisting patient into exam room, preparing for examination by performing selected nursing duties, vital signs, obtaining pertinent history and clinical assessment as appropriate. Follow infection control/safety standards per policy and utilize personal protective equipment as appropriate. Respond to/refer incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Maintain/review patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Obtain tests and examination results. Participate in the teaching/orientation of students and new employees. Follow written, verbal and standing orders for all tests, treatments, medication and procedures with appropriate documentation. Implement nursing measures for the comfort and well-being of the patient, prepare patient and equipment and assist providers during treatments, examinations and minor surgical procedures. Recognize and maintain patient confidentiality at all times. Prepare administer and document medication per provider. Instruct patient/family regarding medication and/or diagnosis. Perform medication dose calculations. Start, adjust, and maintain IV as ordered by provider. Document all interventions, patient/family responses, and medication dispensed/prescribed. Phone in/mail prescriptions as ordered by provider. Establish and maintain frequent and open communication with nursing manager, nursing staff, providers and all other departments. Seek ways to improve knowledge and skills through education and Seek out learning opportunities. Actively participates in or supports unit-based quality improvement Promote a cohesive environment and interact effectively and professionally with peers and other department personnel; e.g., conflict resolution, communication of concerns, positive problem resolution. Qualifications: Requirements for this position if Registered Nurse:
You must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing You must hold current Wisconsin Registered Nurse licensure, or be eligible to obtain. A minimum of one year of RN experience is required. Three or more years of RN experience is strongly preferred. Strong telephone triage skills are a must. Neurology experience is strongly preferred.
This is a part time, day shift position, with 16 hours scheduled per week,
This schedule will be discussed more in depth at time of interview, and is subject to change dependent upon patient and clinic need.
Job: Staff Registered Nurses