• RN - Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

    Sauk Prairie Healthcare
    Job Description
    Registered Nurse – Emergency Department
    We are seeking a Registered Nurse for our Emergency Department to:
    • Provide rapid assessment and treatment to patients in the initial phase of illness or injury and often in life threatening situations.
    • Time management is crucial in ascertaining allergies, medications, medical history, vitals, height and weight.
    • Emergency nursing specializes in assessing, intervening and stabilizing a variety of injured and ill patients including neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric.
    • Prioritization of patients, communication and critical thinking skills are necessary.
    Education:
    • Associate Degree in Nursing required. 
    • BSN required within 5 years from date of appointment. 
    Experience:
    One or more years of experience preferred in Emergency Nursing.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) required within 3 months of hire
    • Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS) required within 6 months of hire
    • Emergency Nurses Pediatric Course (ENPC) required within 1 year of hire
    • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)
    • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) desirable
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    (This is not an all-inclusive list of knowledge, skills, and abilities. For further information please reach out to our human resource department.)
    • Work consists of moderately complicated procedures and tasks which require independent judgments such as setting task priorities; evaluating results; problem solving; and coordinating with others.
    • Necessary to participate in continuing education as appropriate.
    • Commitment to quality and to following SPH and department standards, policies, practices and procedures. 
    • Able to present a professional, cheerful, caring and sensitive attitude to patients, their family members, coworkers and visitors. 
    • Courtesy, tact and the ability to get along with coworkers as a team member, and the ability to keep sensitive information about patients and others strictly confidential is essential. 
    • Ability to communicate well and to explain procedures to patients.
    • Skills in decision-making, problem-solving, good judgment and a broad knowledge of general nursing is required. 
    • Need skills in understanding, explaining, teaching and motivating people. 
     
    Schedule:
    • Part time position consisting of 60 hours in a bi-weekly pay period (FTE .75)
      • Primarily 11:00am - 11:00pm Monday through Friday and every third weekend
    • Full time position consisting of 72 hours in a bi-weekly pay period (FTE 0.90)
      • Primarily 7:00pm – 7:00am Monday through Friday and every third weekend
    • Part time position consisting of 48 hours in a bi-weekly pay period (FTE 0.60)
      • Primarily 7:00pm – 7:00am Monday through Friday and every third weekend.
    Benefits:
    • Competitive health and dental insurance options
    • Flexible paid time off to  balance work and life
    • Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match up to 5%
    • Free State-of-the-art fitness facility membership
    • Generous tuition reimbursement
    • Employer provided life and disability insurance

    Organization Summary:

    Sauk Prairie Healthcare is a nationally-recognized system of primary and specialty services headquartered in a new state-of-the-art facility. We set the standard for service excellence, patient safety, and overall quality.