• RN - Registered Nurse - Progressive Care

    Sauk Prairie Healthcare
    Job Description
    Registered Nurse – Progressive Care
    We are seeking a Registered Nurse in Progressive Care to:
    • Provide quality, professional, general nursing care to patients. 
    • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, documenting, and evaluating patient care for a group of patients on the unit. 
    • Must adapt appropriately to changes in daily assignments, patient status changes, and unit needs.
    • Responsibilities include following all standards, practices, policies and procedures of unit and SPH. 
    Education:
    • Associates Degree in Nursing Required
    • BSN required within 5 years from date of appointment
    Experience:
    • 1-2 years of progressive nursing experience within a hospital facility preferred
    • RNs providing care to progressive care level patients must have previous ICU/PACU or Critical Care experience or have completed SPH’s PC Mentorship Program.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Current State of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License is required upon hire
    • BLS certification required within 3 months of hire
    • Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) required within 6 months of hire
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)  required within 1 year of hire
    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.
    • Must be able to utilize critical thinking skills to organize nursing care and incorporate the nursing process when problem solving. 
    • 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 are required. 
    • Skill in understanding, explaining, teaching and motivating people. 
    • Must be proficient in EKG analysis. 
    • Ability to take call as needed based upon the organization’s needs.
    Schedule:
    • Full time position: 72 hours in a bi-weekly pay period (.9 FTE)
      • Weekly schedule: Primarily night shift (6:45 p.m. until 7:00 a.m.)
      • Every third weekend rotation
    • Part time position consisting of 48 hours in a bi-weekly pay period (0.6 FTE)
      • Weekly schedule: Primarily night shift (6:45 p.m. until 7:00 a.m)
    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.